Producer Presets Unpacked — Pure Plate Reverb
In this installment of Presets Unpacked, we dig into engineer/mixer Peter Mokran’s “Vocal” preset for the UAD Pure Plate Reverb.
Sculpting Space and Warping Time
Here, Grammy-winning engineer Eric J details how he crafts panoramic mixes and carves out space in the dense, bass-heavy productions of Flume and Chet Faker.
The Inner Game of Vocal Production
Three top engineer/producers give you some tips and techniques for managing this careful dance of sonic techniques and interpersonal skills.
How the Pros Use UA 4-710d Four-Channel Mic Preamp
We asked three noted producers/engineers/musicians how they exploit the 4-710d and as you’ll see, they present a picture of a flexible, easy-to-use, dynamic preamp/compressor that makes getting great drum sounds both simple and rewarding.
5-Min UAD Tips: Bass & Electric Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to craft tastefully saturated bass and electric guitar tones with the UAD Century Tube Channel Strip plug-in.
5-Min UAD Tips: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to use the UAD Century Tube Channel Strip plug-in to capture acoustic guitar and vocals with detail and emotion.
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.