Mastering with the Masters. 7 Questions with Famed Mastering Engineers Emily Lazar, Peter Doell, and Bob Katz
Universal Audio’s roundtable discussion on preparing tracks for the mastering process, the trio’s go-to UAD plug-ins, and how they use those tools to bring the tracks that they work on that extra level of life.
UAD Tones & Techniques featuring the Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker Plug-In
The Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker plug-in is is the first emulation of the iconic 2x12 combo used on the landmark 1966 album, Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton. In this UAD Tones & Techniques video, you’ll learn how to dial in the Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962 plug-in to quickly craft legendary sounds and textures.
5-Minute UAD Tips: Oxide Tape Recorder
The Oxide Tape Recorder plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces gives you the clarity, punch, and glue that only magnetic tape can. In this 5-Minute UAD Tips video, you'll learn how Oxide can easily add cohesion to your drum bus, shape bass guitar, and sit electric guitars perfectly in the mix.
Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos on Apollo, UAD & Creativity
Beyond the gorgeous dance-pop veneer of Passion Pit’s latest album, Kindred, is a complex, deeply layered world of overlapping synth textures and nuanced beat architecture. Frontman Michael Angelakos breaks down the group’s creative process and how Apollo and UAD plug-ins act as a main ingredient.
Mixing Eskmo’s "The Light of One Thousand Furnaces" with UAD Plug‑Ins
Writing and producing under the name "Eskmo," Los Angeles-based Brendan Angelides has releases on labels Ninja Tune, Warp, Ancestor and Apollo labels.
Engineer Michael Ilbert Mixes Multi-National Hits with UAD Plug-Ins
Engineer/producer Michael Ilbert has mixed records by the Cardigans, the Hives, Supergrass, and In Flames, but it's his work on Taylor Swift's Red and 1989 that have garnered him multiple Grammy nominations. Here, Ilbert discusses what UAD Powered Plug-Ins bring to his A-list international hit parade.
Top 5 Reasons Mic Preamps Matter
With hundreds of different brands, models, shapes, sizes, variations, and configurations to choose from, it’s no wonder mic preamps are among the most misunderstood pieces of the audio signal chain. Here are the Top 5 reasons mic preamps matter
UAD Tones & Techniques featuring the Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959
The Marshall Super Lead amplifier is the undisputed sound of rock, renowned for its punishing melange of snarl, sustain, smoothness, and raunch. In this Tones & Techniques video, you’ll learn how to dial-in the Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959 plug-in to quickly craft legendary sounds and textures.