Charlie Andrew Mixes Alt-J With UAD Plug-Ins
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.
Buddy Miller on Making Records with Apollo and UAD-2 Plug‑Ins
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.
The Black Keys on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins
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.
Stuart Price on Creating Hits for the Killers and Pet Shop Boys with Apollo & UAD Plug-Ins
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.
Joel Hamilton on Mixing Pretty Lights’ "A Color Map of the Sun" with UAD Plug-Ins
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.
Rich Chycki on Mixing Rush and Dream Theater with UAD Plug‑Ins
From his work with Dream Theater and Aerosmith, to his 26 Gold and Platinum records with Rush, Richard Chycki is an indisputable veteran of the rock scene. Known to use over 40 mics on Neil Peart's massive drum array alone, the Toronto-based engineer/mixer is no stranger to intricate musical production.
Super-Producer Diplo on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins
In a little over ten years, Diplo (real name, Thomas Wesley Pentz), has gone from honing his craft, deeply immersed amidst the DJ culture of South Florida, to being one of the most in-demand producers in music. Here he describes his rise to the top and how he uses UAD plug-ins to craft his tracks.
Mick Guzauski On Mixing Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" with Universal Audio
The Grammy-winning engineer is one of the most skilled and accomplished mix engineers the industry has ever seen. His latest hit — the chart-topping Random Access Memories by French electronic wizards Daft Punk.