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Behind the Scenes: Apollo Artist Session Vol. XIII w/ Two Door Cinema Club at AIR Studios

Universal Audio - UAD

Watch producer/engineer Jacknife Lee (The Killers, U2) record Two Door Cinema Club and the London Metropolitan Orchestra through Apollo X audio interfaces and Unison™-enabled UAD Powered Plug-Ins as they perform the track, “Sun", at legendary AIR Studios in London.

Eric Valentine's Electric Guitars — Queens Of The Stone Age

Sound On Sound magazine

In this episode, LA-based producer Eric Valentine (Queens Of The Stone Age, Slash) recreates the guitar sound from QOTSA's unique 2002 album, Songs for the Deaf. We look at every link in the chain from tuning and guitar choice through to amp settings, pedals, mic selection and post-processing.

Three Advanced Compression Techniques That Will Improve Your Mix

Sound Tips & Tricks

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Compression is one of the key audio production tools – it will be vital to almost all mixes you do. Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T. Rex) has called compression `the sound of rock`, and the process is arguably even more integral to the sound of electronic dance music. Below we discuss three advanced compression techniques that will help you take your mixes to the next level.


Vance Powell: Recording Rock

Sound On Sound magazine

Trouble viewing? Try on a laptop or desktop computer. Grammy-winning producer/engineer Vance Powell (Jack White, Seasick Steve, Chris Stapleton) welcomes us to Sputnik Sound in Nashville to show us how he recorded a track for rock act Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown.
Over the course of this in-depth video tutorial Vance explains his decisive production approach and deconstructs the track ‘Loaded Dice & Buried Money’, demonstrating the recording and mixing techniques employed to craft a huge rock sound from a band playing together in a room.