Songwriting today is about collaboration, capturing moments of inspiration and polishing them ’til they shine. Blake Slatkin is a master of the art.
American record producer, engineer and mixer Bob Clearmountain unpacks Neil Finn’s vocal from the Crowded House track ‘I Feel Possessed’.
Producer and mix engineer John Feldman details how he got his favourite vocal sound on the Used’s 2002 debut single.
These gadgets might not be the most glamorous devices, but at some point in your recording adventures you’ll probably find you need each and every one.
Britain’s most high‑profile rapper has made his most ambitious album yet — with a little help from his friends.
Gilla Band’s new album is one of the least normal things you’ll hear this year...
London‑based record producer, programmer and session musician Andy Wright chooses the drum sound from ‘Dirty Mind’, on Jeff Beck’s 2000 album You Had It Coming.
Focal Press have published an updated and expanded second edition of Mike Senior's best‑selling Recording Secrets For The Small Studio, which contains new sections on contact mics, software instruments, squash mics, and ensemble depth distortion.
Ricky Reed has worked with a multitude of artists across a huge range of genres, most recently delivering a string of huge hits for Lizzo.
In part four of his recording series Mark Mynett details how to prepare a vocalist for studio recording and how to select and set up your recording equipment for optimal results.
The legendary Decca recordings of Wagner’s Ring operas were always envisioned as immersive listening experiences. They’ve now been restored as exactly that!
American musician and producer Tyler Bates reveals how he created his favourite recorded sound.
Beyoncé’s chart‑topping album Renaissance showcases a production process that’s all about staying in the moment.
Mark Mynett, Sound Engineer and Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production, talks us through the setup and...
We engage in some audio archaeology to discover how a pioneer of electronic music created one of her most important works.
The King Tubby Big Knob (KTBK) filter has been built as a precise replica of the Altec, with adaptations made for modern production such as impedance matching, mode selector and resonance control.
Not only a multitrack recorder, the R12 has built-in rhythm parts and a playable synthesizer and can operate as an audio interface or DAW controller.
Radial offer comprehensive and compact reamp boxes, this release representing their first new reamp product launch in years.
Four‑time Grammy Award‑winning producer, engineer and mixer Chris Shaw has worked with some of the biggest and most...
Mark Mynett, Sound Engineer and Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production, talks us through the setup and recording of live drums.
Mark Mynett, talks us through prepping for and recording a bass session, including ways to generate multiple layered tracks for use in your final mix.
Create an account