Artist Interviews

How Pros Use Reverb: Expert Mixers Reveal the Power and Perils of this Magical Effect

Posted by James Rotondi on 2016年4月20日 13:47:42 PDT
Four heavyweight mixers — RAC, Eric “ET” Thorngren, Kevin Killen, and Tucker Martine — reveal how they craft their reverb textures and how you can avoid making common reverb mistakes. Read More

10 Questions with Mick Guzauski, the Mixer Behind Daft Punk, Pharrell & More

Posted by Darrin Fox on 2016年3月14日 13:22:56 PDT
Mick Guzauski (Daft Punk, Pharrell, Eric Clapton) talks about what he feels is important for young mix engineers to keep in mind as they learn the craft, as well as a few tips on his favorite UAD plug-ins. Read More

The Black Keys on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by James Rotondi on 2014年6月24日 20:27:51 PDT
The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney detail their recording process and how UAD Powered Plug-Ins are essential to their careful balance of raunch and refinement. Read More

Super-Producer Diplo on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Jason Scott Alexander on 2013年10月24日 22:41:42 PDT
In a little over ten years, Diplo (real name, Thomas Wesley Pentz), has gone from honing his craft, deeply immersed amidst the DJ culture of South Florida, to being one of the most in-demand producers in music. Here he describes his rise to the top and how he uses UAD plug-ins to craft his tracks. Read More

Mick Guzauski On Mixing Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" with Universal Audio

Posted by Michael Gallant on 2013年6月19日 21:04:40 PDT
The Grammy-winning engineer is one of the most skilled and accomplished mix engineers the industry has ever seen. His latest hit — the chart-topping Random Access Memories by French electronic wizards Daft Punk. Read More

Andrew Scheps on Engineering Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mixing Adele, and Letting Songs 'Mix Themselves'

Posted by Mike Levine on 2012年4月19日 23:52:03 PDT
Andrew Scheps mixed numerous tracks on Adele’s Grammy-winning album, 21, as well as the latest Red Hot Chili Peppers album, I’m with You. As a producer, Scheps’ credits include Favez, The Duke Spirit, and Audrye Sessions. “Universal Audio’s stuff is definitely a big part of everything I do,” he says. Read More

Producer of the Year Paul Epworth on Adele, Cee Lo, Foster the People

Posted by Michael Gallant on 2012年3月16日 19:13:28 PDT
When Paul Epworth co-wrote and produced “Rolling In The Deep” off Adele’s album, 21, little did he know he would accept the Producer, Song, Record, and Album of the Year awards. Learn about the all-UA signal chain behind Adele's vocals, and the unique production aesthetic he brings to his other hit projects. Read More

Rik Simpson on Producing Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto

Posted by Mike Levine on 2011年10月17日 22:02:13 PDT
Jay Z, PJ Harvey, Natalie Imbruglia, and Portishead are just some of the acts that Rik Simpson has engineered, produced, or mixed during his career. But the biggest name on Simpson’s résumé is undoubtedly Coldplay. Simpson (with two Grammys as a producer to his name) has worked on three of their albums, including their latest, Mylo Xyloto, which he co-produced, engineered, and helped mix. Read More