Patchbays are not always well understood but they're a core part of many recording studios. Joe Albano explains everything you ever wanted to know about them.
Imperfect monitoring environments can affect any producer - but now ADAM Audio and Sonarworks are working on a solution. Here's what they're up to.
If you have ever wondered what those extra ports on your audio interface are for, look no further for an explanation. Joe Albano reveals how you could get more I/O without lifting a finger.
Passive Cardioid Technology is new from Fulcrum Acoustic and the company claims it deals with unwanted sound radiation from loudspeakers. Could it be true?
We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
These four new breakout boxes from RME will leave no cable wrongly connected and threaten to bring a peaceful, zen-like calm to the confusion that characterizes most music studios.
No matter which DAW you use, here are some universal tips and techniques that will help you streamline your workflow and work smarter, not harder.
We all know you need a computer and a DAW, but what are the less obvious things you can add that will make your producing life easier? Hollin Jones has the answers.
Corrupted installs, orphaned plugins, renegade drivers, resource-hogging games - there are many things that could be slowing your system down. Here's how to streamline your work DAW.
Struggling to be productive? Here are 10 ways you can change your approach to your everyday life that will make you better able to focus on making music.
Home studios are great but there are many things a pro studio offers that are simply impossible to do in a smaller space. Rich Tozzoli shares his reasons for going pro...
In this short video from his course covering all aspects of keyboard skills for producers, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to avoid the physical stresses of long term keyboard playing.
Time management can be something we overlook or even actively get wrong when working on music. Here, G.W Childs shares five of his top tips for making better use of your time and energy.
Most producers will need to record and mix electric guitars - even write parts for them. Here's how to approach working with a guitarist to get the best results.
EMC custom builds some of the most incredible Eurorack modular cases in the business. We caught up with them to find out what goes into making these unique pieces of studio furniture.