Tracking Arcade Fire With the Iconic UA 610 Console & Apollo
Learn how producer Steve Mackey (M.I.A., Florence and the Machine) used an original, and rare, Bill Putnam-designed UA 610 console — along with Apollo interfaces — on Arcade Fire's album, Everything Now.
Here, we talk with four titans of engineering and production — Joe Chiccarelli, Jacquire King, Joel Hamilton & Trevor Lawrence, Jr. — and find out why committing to sounds during tracking is an essential part of their Platinum-approved workflow, and how UAD Unison mic preamp technology figures into it.
Set Up Unison Technology with your Audio Interface
Everything you wanted to know about UA's Unison™ technology but were afraid to ask.
Learn Grammy-Winning Miking Techniques from Vance Powell
Vance Powell shares his favorite miking techniques and how he captures creative inspiration and sonic nirvana via fearless mic positioning and UAD plug-ins.
Apollo Artist Sessions Vol. X: Vance Powell w/ Marty O’Reilly
In this Apollo Artist Session, watch Grammy-winning engineer/producer Vance Powell (Jack White, The Dead Weather) track and mix Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra exclusively through Apollo 8 High-Resolution Interfaces using Unison™-enabled mic preamps at the SF Music Expo.
Learn to Use Console
The Console application is the key to unlocking your UA Audio Interface's unique Realtime UAD Processing capabilities, allowing you to insert and control UAD plug-ins, route and monitor audio, and more.
Set Up Your UA Interface With Your DAW
Everything you need to begin recording in real time with your audio interface and your favorite DAW. Learn how to set up your drivers, configure I/O and buffer settings, use the Console app for low latency monitoring and headphone mixes, and much more.
Magnetic Tape Roundtable: How Pros Use Tape
In this exclusive roundtable, we asked five outstanding engineer/producers, all regular users of Universal Audio equipment, to rewind to their early experiences with tape, and discuss how they’ve reintroduced the virtues of tape into their work in new and exciting ways using UAD magnetic tape recorder plug-ins.