Devin Townsend turned producer because no-one else could capture his ambitious musical ideas. It led him on a 25-year learning curve that shows no sign of ending...
Teenage sensation Billie Eilish has taken the music world by storm — with an album recorded in her brother's bedroom.
To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Dean Lewis, Jonas Brothers, Childish Gambino and a classic mix from Tom Jones.
We tackle some thorny noise problems, and add a couple of extra parts to breathe new life into this month's track.
Innovative production can be made or broken by the mix — and in Rob Kinelski, Billie Eilish's team found the perfect foil.
Check out these audio files which accompany the July 2019 Mix Rescue article.
Manon Grandjean not only recorded and mixed the chart-topping debut by UK rapper Dave — she also mastered it!
Listen to the audio examples that accompany this month's Mix Rescue.
Despite the bewildering array of plug-ins now available, mixing still requires you to exercise good judgement with the basics of EQ and compression.
To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Lewis Capaldi, Brandi Carlile, and Mark Ronson feat. Miley Cyrus. Our classic mix is Bobbie Gentry's 1967 country music hit.
Engineer Matt Wiggins has worked with everyone who's anyone — and knows that he needs to be prepared for anything!
From ABC to Yes via Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Trevor Horn produced some of the most iconic records of the 1980s. In this feature video, Trevor talks about the art of record production then and now.
Production crew TMS LDN built their career the hard way — and wrote Lewis Capaldi's smash hit 'Someone You Loved' in an afternoon.
I've been struggling with recording and mixing 'epic' guitar sounds. I'm after something that balances aggression with tone, but which doesn't sound too distorted... Any tips?
To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Panic! At The Disco, Mabel, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves plus a classic Carpenters mix.
In mixing a live recording of a jazz concert, our engineer had to overcome some unusual spill-related challenges.
Foals' first foray into self-production yielded not one but two albums — but making them wasn't easy!
Could you please explain what the Waves V‑Comp auto-release setting actually does? What is it trying to accomplish?
I'm looking through my reverb plug-in's preset list, and I'm wondering: what do all those cryptic preset names mean?
We examine the production of some recent hits to help you brush up on your listening skills.
The highlight of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is a meticulous recreation of their most famous live show — using a fresh mix of the original audio recordings.
Create an account