Jacquire’s Shoot Out: Vintage Analog Hardware vs. Apollo & Unison Plug-Ins.
Jacquire King, Celebrated Producer-Engineer for Tom Waits, Norah Jones and Kings of Leon, Pushes Apollo to Its Limits with an All-Star Cast at Blackbird Studios.
Creating Hip Hop: 10 Questions With Legendary Producer Just Blaze
When it comes to smelting hip-hop platinum in the studio, Just Blaze knows just what is required. The New Jersey-based producer gained notoriety with his early work on Jay-Z’s The Blueprint and The Black Album, and his recent credits are a who’s who of hip-hop royalty, including work on Beyonce’s Lemonade, as well as productions for Snoop Dogg, Ghostface Killah, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Eminem, and many more.
How Pros Use Reverb: Expert Mixers Reveal the Power and Perils of this Magical Effect
Four heavyweight mixers — RAC, Eric “ET” Thorngren, Kevin Killen, and Tucker Martine — reveal how they craft their reverb textures and how you can avoid making common reverb mistakes.
10 Questions with Mick Guzauski, the Mixer Behind Daft Punk, Pharrell & More
Mick Guzauski (Daft Punk, Pharrell, Eric Clapton) talks about what he feels is important for young mix engineers to keep in mind as they learn the craft, as well as a few tips on his favorite UAD plug-ins.
Mastering with the Masters. 7 Questions with Famed Mastering Engineers Emily Lazar, Peter Doell, and Bob Katz
Universal Audio’s roundtable discussion on preparing tracks for the mastering process, the trio’s go-to UAD plug-ins, and how they use those tools to bring the tracks that they work on that extra level of life.
Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos on Apollo, UAD & Creativity
Beyond the gorgeous dance-pop veneer of Passion Pit’s latest album, Kindred, is a complex, deeply layered world of overlapping synth textures and nuanced beat architecture. Frontman Michael Angelakos breaks down the group’s creative process and how Apollo and UAD plug-ins act as a main ingredient.
Mixing Eskmo’s "The Light of One Thousand Furnaces" with UAD Plug‑Ins
Writing and producing under the name "Eskmo," Los Angeles-based Brendan Angelides has releases on labels Ninja Tune, Warp, Ancestor and Apollo labels.
Engineer Michael Ilbert Mixes Multi-National Hits with UAD Plug-Ins
Engineer/producer Michael Ilbert has mixed records by the Cardigans, the Hives, Supergrass, and In Flames, but it's his work on Taylor Swift's Red and 1989 that have garnered him multiple Grammy nominations. Here, Ilbert discusses what UAD Powered Plug-Ins bring to his A-list international hit parade.