Dazzling harmonies, complex arrangements and ambitious production have made multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier a unique phenomenon.
Mark Linett is the engineer responsible for preserving and enhancing the recorded legacy of America’s greatest pop group...
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.
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.
Foals' first foray into self-production yielded not one but two albums — but making them wasn't easy!
Dave Cobb's approach to recording is simple — but as artists like Chris Stapleton, Rival Sons and Jason Isbell have found, it's very effective.
The Lemon Twigs not only draw their musical inspiration from classic power-pop; they’ve also learned to record using authentic ’70s gear and techniques.
MsM’s bedroom studio in North London helped put grime on the map. Since then, both engineer and music have gone on to bigger things...
For her eagerly awaited new album, Florence Welch teamed up with one of the world’s hottest producers. Emile Haynie and Florence herself describe the making of High As Hope.
The playful, genre-defying sound of Young Fathers reflects an equally unorthodox approach to studio recording.
Central to Atlanta’s white-hot rap scene is producer Zaytoven, who brings a West Coast flavour to trap.
When you’re recording a Morrissey album, you need to be ready for anything...
Karl Marx predicted that history would repeat itself as farce — but he never saw a role for expert pop parody!
A move to the country led the National to rethink their recording process and embrace studio experimentation as never before.
Soulful electronic artist/producer SOHN shows us how he layers up, edits and processes his own vocals, and uses Auto-Tune in an unconventional way to create ear-catching textural and percussive elements.
Not many dance acts start life as string quartets — but Clean Bandit’s fusion of classical and electronic music has powered them to worldwide success.
Shirley Collins’ album Lodestar has been a long time coming. Thirty-eight years, in fact...
The challenge of creating a glass-themed sound world for her third album led Agnes Obel to explore some little-used instruments and techniques.
Like their debut, Bastille’s Wild World was recorded in a South London basement — but this time around, the band were global superstars.
The Avalanches’ debut album Since I Left You took the art of sampling to new heights — but it has taken them 16 years to finish the follow-up!