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.
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.
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.
Poo Bear, the American two‑time Grammy Award‑nominated songwriter, producer and principal collaborator of pop megastar Justin Bieber, chooses his own favourite vocal on a track from Bieber’s Changes album.
One of the world’s leading engineers specialising in rock music, Mike Plotnikoff is renowned for his guitar sounds. The secret? Find the right amp and keep it simple.
Asked to nominate his favourite sounds he’s created on record, the Tangerine Dream leader picks a track composed for the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto V in 2013.
Grammy Award‑winning American producer Howard Benson discusses how he achieved the drum sound on POD’s 2001 hit ‘Youth Of The Nation’.
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