Mid-Side (MS) Mic Recording Basics
When most people think of stereo recording, the first thing that comes to mind is a matched pair of microphones, arranged in a coincident (XY) pattern. But while XY microphone recording is the most obvious method, it's not the only game in town. The Mid-Side (MS) microphone technique offers some dramatic advantages—a malleable stereo field, and true mono compatibility.
5-Min UAD Tips: Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to use the UAD Precision K-Stereo plug-in to add stereo width to a mix, and excitement and depth to drums by exaggerating the room sound.
Nailing the Tone for Post Malone
Learn how multi-platinum producer Louis Bell uses his Apollo Twin and UAD plug-ins to record and mix vocals for artists such as Post Malone, Camila Cabello, and DJ Snake.
Getting Started with Arrow and Console 2.0
Learn how to setup and start recording with Universal Audio's Arrow audio interface.
Learning to Plug-In — How to Track Better Vocals
A well-sung lead vocal can make your tracks soar. But producers far and wide will also tell you that vocals can be the single most difficult element of a production to get just right.
Inside the Mind of Che Pope
Here, the Grammy-winning producer discusses his winding career path, as well as his recent Apollo Artist Session where he recorded the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in their legendary 200-year-old space in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter.
Understanding Audio Phase
Has your mix ever sounded "not quite right?" This Studio Basics article will help you understand phase - what it is, why it matters, and what it means to be out of it.
Deep Dive into the 60's Vibe
In this video, Che Pope and Ben Jaffe discuss the process and techniques used to capture the Apollo Artist Session Vol. XII.