Legendary Metal Producer/Engineer Michael Wagener Retires
With his name on more than 90 million albums sold, hard rock and metal producer/engineer Michael Wagener has announced his retirement.
Bob Porter, Noted Jazz Producer/Radio Host, Passes at 80
Bob Porter, prolific Grammy-winning jazz and blues reissue producer turned radio host, has died at age 80.
Rapper/Producer Shock G, AKA ‘Humpty Hump,’ Dead at 57
Rapper/producer Gregory Jacobs, best-known as the frontman for Nineties hip-hop act Digital Underground, died Thursday of unknown causes.
Grammy Engineering and Production Winners Announced
The Recording Academy announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in an audience-free show that reflected some of the events of the past year and the coronavirus pandemic.
Like All of the Other NYC-Area Studios They Frequent, Tony Shanahan and Stewart Lerman Now Have the Inspiring, Fatigue-Free, Translatable Sound of ATC Monitors
Tony Shanahan and Stewart Lerman are friends and fellow music industry insiders who share Hobo Sound Studios in Weehawken, New Jersey. Shanahan has variously produced, engineered, written, and played bass with Michael Stipe, Ryan Adams, Robert Plant, Faith Hill,...
The Mix Consultancy: The Four (and a Half) Jobs in a Studio
Grammy Award-winner Dom Morley takes us through the variety of jobs in a modern studio and the responsibilities they entail.
Elliot Mazer, Legendary Producer/Engineer, Dead at 79
Legendary producer/engineer Elliot Mazer, best-known for his work with Neil Young, Janis Joplin and others, died of a heart attack in his San Francisco home on Sunday, February 7, 2021.
Songwriter/Producer/Engineer DJ Bless Runs a Virtual “Metric Halo Console” with Metric Halo Production Bundle of Plugins
SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA: DJ Bless, who often goes by his darker alter-ego Sutter Kain, was a songwriter and producer first and only became known as a mix engineer when other musicians needed his help to achieve his signature “Ghetto...
Eleven ATC Monitors Define Decades of Tom Petty’s Box Set “Wildflowers & All The Rest”
Relying on Eleven ATC Monitors, Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate Unifies Decades of Tom Petty’s Demo, Live, and Studio Recordings Into Wildflowers & All the Rest Box Set in Stereo and Dolby Atmos LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate has been...
Producing the Producer: Creating Rick Rubin’s ‘Broken Record’ Podcast
Rick Rubin's Broken Record podcast has seen the music industry icon interview everyone from The Black Keys and Leslie Odom Jr. of Hamilton to fellow producers like Dave Cobb and Wyclef Jean. Shaping and editing hours of raw material...
Grammy-Nominated Engineer Louis Bell Breaks Out
When Post Malone's "Circles" landed a GRAMMY nomination for Record of the Year, it was yet another recognition of Louis Bell's work. Now the go-to producer, engineer and co-writer reveals his streamlined workflow, talks about working out of Electric...
‘Working Class Audio’ Podcast Tackles Realities of Recording Life
Uncertainty is constant in audio production, but creator Matt Boudreau shows a different path.
Hard Rock Producer/Engineer Martin Birch, Dead at 71
Martin Birch, who recorded more than 60 albums for Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac and others, has died.
‘Floodlines’ Podcast Tracks Tragedy in New Orleans
Sound designer David Herman uses local sounds in creative ways to tell the story of Hurricane Katrina in the eight-part podcast "Floodlines."
Music Etc. – Huey Lewis and the News Deliver ‘Weather’ Report
Steve Harvey talks with Johnny Colla, founding member and longtime producer of Huey Lewis & the News, about their latest album, Weather; mixing with Bob Clearmountain; and how highpoint “One of the Boys” came together.
Recording All-Stars Welcome Niko Bolas to METAlliance
Chuck Ainlay, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, Elliot Scheiner and Al Schmitt have named producer/engineer Niko Bolas as a new member of the METAlliance.
Music, Etc. – Rob Graves – Creating an Atmospheric Solstice
Dove Award-winner Rob Graves talks about producing hard rockers Red, recording his own new album and why coronavirus might become a positive experience.
Book Review: Get Tusked – The Inside Story of Fleetwood Mac’s Most Anticipated Album
Grammy-winning co-producer Ken Caillat and assistant engineer Hernan Rojas spent a year recording Fleetwood Mac’s epic double-album, Tusk. Now they share what went wrong: Everything.
Leading London-based producer Aubrey Whitfield talks her path to success
Whitfield discusses her career journey from advising the prime minister on international threats to working with some of the world's biggest stars
Rafa Sardina Finds Inspiration With Nugen Audio
Thirteen-Time GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® Winner Selects Company’s Intuitive Plug-ins for Superior Audio and Control LOS ANGELES, FEBRUARY 11, 2020 – Rafa Sardina, a 15-time GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® winning producer/mixer/engineer, works on a wide array of projects for...