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.
Producer Ken Lewis Crafts Hits for Fun, Alicia Keys, Kanye West Using UAD Powered Plug-Ins
Whether for mixing, production, songwriting, or arranging, top acts call on Ken Lewis to turn their musical ideas into platinum hits. Here’s what he had to say about mentoring the next generation of mixers, and crafting hits for the biggest stars in the business using UAD Plug-Ins.
Nashville Producer Jay Joyce Brings Rock Edge to Little Big Town, Eric Church, The Wallflowers, Cage The Elephant
Producer, engineer, and musician Jay Joyce has developed a thriving career in both the rock and country recording scenes. Joyce's past work ranges from rock acts such as Cage the Elephant, Sleeper Agent, and The Wallflowers, to country artists like Eric Church, Little Big Town, and Emmylou Harris.
The Cranberries' Noel Hogan's Production Renaissance with UA Hardware and UAD Plug-Ins
On the heels of the release of The Cranberries' sixth and latest album, Roses, we caught up with guitarist, songwriter, and producer Noel Hogan to hear about the founding years of The Cranberries, his 21st century production renaissance, and his current recording and production methods.