January 19, 2021
How cardioid, figure-eight, and omnidirectional microphones figure into your recording game plan.
January 3, 2021
You can get a surprising amount of tonal variety simply by getting creative with mic placement.
December 17, 2020
Things can get tricky when distortion pedals and DAWs meet. Here's how to show your stomps who’s boss.
November 20, 2020
Here's how to clean up low-end mud and add definition to mixes.
October 12, 2020
Both the type of delay you're using and whether your amp is equipped with an effects loop can have a huge impact on how good your echoes sound in the final mix.
October 9, 2020
Cop-call-deterring boxes from Weber, Two Notes, Bugera, Radial, Mesa/Boogie, and more.
October 4, 2020
Recording yourself could help unlock your best playing yet. Plus, it can help with that cabin fever.
September 25, 2020
It’s not just a pandemic fad. Matt Smith on why you’re losing out if you don’t take the plunge.
September 23, 2020
Matt Smith has a deep understanding of how to stack and mix guitars, and in this episode he explains both what to do and what to avoid when overdubbing.
September 18, 2020
Why you should take the time, money, and effort necessary to dress your studio space for success.
September 4, 2020
These inexpensive little boxes aren't just for bassists. Invest in one and it'll open your studio to a universe of tonal possibilities—and likely save you a lot of time and headaches.
August 31, 2020
Just like farm-to-table, your guitar, voice, and whatever else you’re cooking up needs a reliable delivery source.
August 30, 2020
Everyone’s suddenly hot for home recording, but if you’re on a budget you might have to resort to some guerilla tactics.
August 27, 2020
Bryan Clark, one of the top engineers/producers at Nashville's famed Blackbird Studio, walks you through common tracking pitfalls and shares his list of essential gear for budding home studios.
August 24, 2020
How to make a Bassman, Twin, or Super Reverb sound more Experienced.
August 14, 2020
Interpreting memories, wrangling frequencies, and exploring the importance of well-designed studio rooms.
July 31, 2020
Epic settings for industry-standard compressors.
June 8, 2020
Comprehending one of the studio's most important but mysterious tools—with metaphorical cocktails!
March 24, 2019
Easy steps and tips to help open your creative floodgate in a home-studio setting—and keep it open.
December 20, 2018
Discover how to create hyper-realistic models of your favorite combos and stacks using impulse-response technology.