Artist Interviews

Green Day Engineer Chris Dugan Tracks with Apollo Expanded Software

Posted by James Rotondi on March 23, 2015 11:17:43 AM PDT

Grammy award-winning engineer Chris Dugan looked to his Apollo QUAD and Apollo 16 Thunderbolt audio interfaces — linked by Apollo Expanded software — to provide him the perfect portable environment for capturing a 100% live band in two very demanding environments: a bustling movie set, and an underground rock club. 

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Producer Charlie Andrew Mixes Alt-J with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by James Rotondi on February 11, 2015 2:39:14 PM PST

As the artful studio helmsman behind British folk-hop sensations Alt- J — and their 2012 Mercury Prize-winning album, An Awesome Wave — producer Charlie Andrew found himself the recipient of Britain’s Breakthrough Producer of the Year Award for 2013. Here, Andrew details how UAD Powered Plug-Ins helped shape Alt-J's latest album, This Is All Yours.

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Dave Tozer on Making Hits for John Legend with UAD-2 & Logic Pro X

Posted by Michael Gallant on October 17, 2014 11:45:54 PM PDT
Grammy-winning producer, engineer and songwriter Dave Tozer has found chart-topping success with artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, John Legend, and Justin Timberlake. Here, Tozer details how you can synthesize a powerful UAD/Logic Pro X production workflow. Read More

Producer Salaam Remi on Making Hits with Alicia Keys, Nas, and More

Posted by Michael Gallant on August 25, 2014 9:27:26 PM PDT
With a list of credits that includes hits from Amy Winehouse, Nas, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Big Boi, and Nelly Furtado, Salaam Remi is one of the top music creators in the world. Here, he shares how he uses Apollo and UAD Powered Plug-Ins to craft his tracks. Read More

Buddy Miller on Making Records with Apollo and UAD-2 Plug-Ins

Posted by James Rotondi on July 28, 2014 9:22:27 PM PDT
Grammy-winning producer, player, and artist, with Robert Plant, Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle & Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller shares how he uses Apollo and UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins to craft his transcendent tracks.

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The Black Keys on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by James Rotondi on June 24, 2014 8:27:51 PM PDT

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney detail their recording process and how UAD Powered Plug-Ins are essential to their careful balance of raunch and refinement.

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Stuart Price on Creating Hits for the Killers and Pet Shop Boys with Apollo & UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Marsha Vdovin on May 27, 2014 9:45:24 PM PDT

With credits that include Madonna, Scissor Sisters, Pet Shop Boys, and the Killers, as well as albums with his own groups, Zoot Woman and Les Rythmes Digitales, Stuart Price has been an artistic force for over 18 years.

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Tom Salta on Creating Award-Winning Video Game Scores with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Michael Gallant on April 23, 2014 4:06:31 PM PDT
With credits that include Halo: Spartan Assault and multiple Tom Clancy Ghost Recon titles, Tom Salta is a leading figure in the world of video game composers. Read how he uses UAD plug-ins to craft his award-winning scores.

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Joel Hamilton on Mixing Pretty Lights’ "A Color Map of the Sun" with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Jason Scott Alexander on March 25, 2014 8:56:00 PM PDT

By any measure, 2013 was a banner year for Derek Vincent Smith, better known by his stage moniker as Pretty Lights. A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights’ fourth release, was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Dance/Electronica Album category and grabbed listeners’ attention with its ambitious textural grooves and soundscapes.

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