Layering Guitars for Maximum Impact
When it comers to layering guitars, more isn't always better. There are many ways to craft your guitar tracks to yield a panorama of textures. Engineer/producer Ken Lewis details how you can add a whole new dimension to your tracks.
Tips & Tricks — The Pultec Passive EQ Collection
Pultec EQs have played an integral part in nearly 50 years of recording history — from tracking to mixing and mastering. Now, UA's Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection offers three classic Pultec EQs in all of their sonic glory. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.
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.
The Subtle Art of Pitch Correction
Learn tips for tastefully harnessing Auto-Tune, the iconic effect that has become a staple in modern hip-hop and pop.
Tips & Tricks — Ocean Way Studios Plug-In
Ocean Way Studios moves far beyond standard impulse response players and reverbs, giving you an authentic dynamic replication of one of the world’s most famous recording studios. Here are a few tips and tricks to get started with this powerful room emulation plug-in.
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.
Tips & Tricks — Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Plug-In Collection
The Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection recreates the authentic colors of the storied Silver, Gray, and original LA-2 hardware units. Here’s some tricks on how to get the most out of this powerful collection.
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.