Know Your Ampeg Bass Amps – The History of 3 Iconic Ampegs
Here, we decode what makes each of these iconic tone machines tick, and delve into the different components that contribute to each amp’s distinct, glorious rumble.
Producer Presets Unpacked — Pure Plate Reverb
In this installment of Presets Unpacked, we dig into engineer/mixer Peter Mokran’s “Vocal” preset for the UAD Pure Plate Reverb.
Sculpting Space and Warping Time
Here, Grammy-winning engineer Eric J details how he crafts panoramic mixes and carves out space in the dense, bass-heavy productions of Flume and Chet Faker.
The Inner Game of Vocal Production
Three top engineer/producers give you some tips and techniques for managing this careful dance of sonic techniques and interpersonal skills.
How the Pros Use UA 4-710d Four-Channel Mic Preamp
We asked three noted producers/engineers/musicians how they exploit the 4-710d and as you’ll see, they present a picture of a flexible, easy-to-use, dynamic preamp/compressor that makes getting great drum sounds both simple and rewarding.
5-Min UAD Tips: Bass & Electric Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to craft tastefully saturated bass and electric guitar tones with the UAD Century Tube Channel Strip plug-in.
5-Min UAD Tips: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to use the UAD Century Tube Channel Strip plug-in to capture acoustic guitar and vocals with detail and emotion.
Mid/Side (MS) Mic Recording Basics
When most people think of stereo recording, the first thing that comes to mind is a matched pair of microphones, arranged in a coincident (XY) pattern. But while XY microphone recording is the most obvious method, it's not the only game in town. The Mid-Side (MS) microphone technique offers some dramatic advantages—a malleable stereo field, and true mono compatibility.