Tracking Arcade Fire With the Iconic UA 610 Console & Apollo
Learn how producer Steve Mackey (M.I.A., Florence and the Machine) used an original, and rare, Bill Putnam-designed UA 610 console — along with Apollo interfaces — on Arcade Fire's album, Everything Now.
Learn Grammy-Winning Miking Techniques from Vance Powell
Vance Powell shares his favorite miking techniques and how he captures creative inspiration and sonic nirvana via fearless mic positioning and UAD plug-ins.
Magnetic Tape Roundtable: How Pros Use Tape
In this exclusive roundtable, we asked five outstanding engineer/producers, all regular users of Universal Audio equipment, to rewind to their early experiences with tape, and discuss how they’ve reintroduced the virtues of tape into their work in new and exciting ways using UAD magnetic tape recorder plug-ins.
Producer/Drummer Joey Waronker Tracks The New Pornographer’s A.C. Newman with Apollo
Producer/Drummer Joey Waronker Tracks The New Pornographers' A.C. Newman with Apollo Interfaces and its included Realtime Analog Classics Bundle.
Jacquire’s Shoot Out: Vintage Analog Hardware vs. Apollo & Unison Plug-Ins.
Jacquire King, Celebrated Producer-Engineer for Tom Waits, Norah Jones and Kings of Leon, Pushes Apollo to Its Limits with an All-Star Cast at Blackbird Studios.
Creating Hip Hop: 10 Questions With Legendary Producer Just Blaze
When it comes to smelting hip-hop platinum in the studio, Just Blaze knows just what is required. The New Jersey-based producer gained notoriety with his early work on Jay-Z’s The Blueprint and The Black Album, and his recent credits are a who’s who of hip-hop royalty, including work on Beyonce’s Lemonade, as well as productions for Snoop Dogg, Ghostface Killah, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Eminem, and many more.
How Pros Use Reverb: Expert Mixers Reveal the Power and Perils of this Magical Effect
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.
10 Questions with Mick Guzauski, the Mixer Behind Daft Punk, Pharrell & More
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.