Asked to choose a favourite sound to dissect, Leo nominated the track ‘Harm Organ’ from his 2021 solo album, Scene Memory 2.
Paul White explains how to get the best out of Amp Simulation software, from achieving a good guitar input signal, setting up effective monitoring for encouraging the best performance and tips on obtaining the desired end-effect.
Richie Hawtin takes us through a seminal Plastikman album — and its unexpected sequel.
American producer, engineer and mixer Ed Stasium nominates the drum sound on Living Colour’s ‘Love Rears Its Ugly Head’ as a particular favourite.
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.
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.
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.
American musician and producer Tyler Bates reveals how he created his favourite recorded sound.
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.
Beyoncé’s chart‑topping album Renaissance showcases a production process that’s all about staying in the moment.
The legendary Decca recordings of Wagner’s Ring operas were always envisioned as immersive listening experiences. They’ve now been restored as exactly that!
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.
Soul II Soul’s ‘Back To Life’ was a hit record with a sound all of its own.
Asked to pick a favourite sound from his huge discography, Matt Squire nominates the track ‘On My Teeth’ from Underøath’s 2018 album, Erase Me.
The result of an extraordinary collaboration between Arthur Baker and London band Freeez, ‘IOU’ was a pioneering hit of the electro genre.
Asked to pick a favourite from the innumerable sounds he’s committed to tape, Alan nominates the unique keyboard sound on ‘The Eagle Will Rise Again’, from the third APP album Pyramid.
Asked to pick a favourite sound from the band’s influential catalogue, Walter Flakus dives into the track ‘Drugstore’, from 1998 album Darkest Days.
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