Recording Hip Hop Vocals with Grieves
In hip-hop, lyrics, pitch, and delivery are crucial to the mood and atmosphere of a track. In this video, Universal Audio's Ben Lindell and Seattle-based hip-hop artist, Grieves, show you how to quickly record a polished-sounding vocal track, in real time using UAD plug‑ins.
Using the Unison-enabled Neve Preamp plug-in, learn to inject analog saturation into your vocal, while using the Teletronix LA-2A compressor for added color and control.
Also learn how to use the Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip plug-in to tame sibilance and shape a vocal's weight using its "Pultec-style" EQ.
Finally, get tips for harnessing the Antares Auto-Tune Realtime Advanced plug-in for a polished, modern-sounding vocal track, and learn how to coax an inspired performance using the Pure Plate Reverb plug-in in the vocalist's headphone mix.
Behind the Scenes — Apollo Artist Sessions Vol. XIV
Go behind the scenes with Fab Dupont as he records Colombian superstars Monsieur Periné on a remote Caribbean island using Apollo X interfaces and UAD plug-ins.
Mumford & Sons on the Road with UAD-2 Live Rack
Mumford & Sons FOH engineer Chris Pollard details how he uses UAD-2 Live Rack and UAD plug-ins to shape the chart-topping group's string of sold-out shows.
Fab Dupont on Capturing Island Vibes with Monsieur Periné
Producer/engineer Fab Dupont (Jenifer Lopez, David Crosby) details his Apollo Artist Session with Monsieur Periné on the remote island of Providencia, Colombia, and how he used Apollo X and Twin interfaces for album quality results.