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In the world of both pro audio and music engineering, Eddie Kramer's name is one of legend. Having been the engineer that captured Jimi Hendrix's material, as well as some acclaimed releases by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and The...
Chris Allen is not unfamiliar with both critical & commercial success. As the co-producer & engineer of Sonique’s "It Feels So Good", which became a hit in 2000, spending three weeks at #1 in the UK, his place in dance music...

Hugh Worskett [Producer]

Some weeks ago, I came across a track called "Stranger". I thought it was pretty good, and went hunting for the producer. So here we are, with an interview of Hugh Worskett, a London-based music man whose work with...
Fabrice Gabriel has risen to fame within the audio world as the technical powerhouse behind Slate Digital plugins, like the VCC and VTM. He's now making news with his own company, Eiosis, and it's first plugin, the "AirEQ". Below, you can read...

Darren King [Artist]

You'd be hard pressed to not give Darren King props for being something unique to the world of drumming.The sound of his band, Mutemath, is largely characterized by his playing, and now that he's has released a through I WANT THAT...
Darren King, the drummer from Mutemath, has collaborated with a sample company called That Sound to create his own sample pack. As a recent owner of these samples, I decided to reach out to the company for an interview about their...
In an age where we see more and more professional studios fade away, London's Metropolis Studios has been able to remain standing. Paul Norris and Liam Nolan are currently working as a part of their engineering staff. Thanks to...

Dobie [Artist]

After my chat with Sie Medway-Smith, we got to talking about producers in London, and he mentioned that Dobie would be a great guy to talk to, as someone who's been around for a while and had tons of...
The fact that Red Bull has been able to so successfully permeate the world of music is a puzzling feat, considering that they're primarily a seller of energy drinks. Brendon Harding is the Studio Manager at their London Studio location,...
Yoad Nevo has been an in-demand mixer and producer as well as a digital audio guru for over twenty years. With numerous production and mix credits, as well as a major role at Waves Audio, he’s played an active...
Despite having been a speaker manufacturer for less than a decade, Unity Audio has been able to give established brands a run for their money with it's line of studio monitors, which can be found in audio establishments like...
Though Brian Trifon has been featured on Speakhertz before, under his Trifonic moniker, my talk with him this time covered different ground, particularly since his colleague, Brian White, was on board to talk about their work at Finishing Move Inc....
With 30+ years in the music industry, Chris Sheldon’s abilities as a mixer and producer are in demand among rock bands across Europe. He’s worked with the likes of Foo Fighters, Oceansize, Garbage and Feeder, and has sharpened his...
Sie Medway-Smith has been able to thrive for two decades in the music industry as a freelance producer and mixer that has worked with both established acts like Massive Attack, Björk and Depeche Mode and newcomers like TALA. Thanks to some help from...
Whilst Native Instruments and Scarbee tend to make waves in the world of virtual instruments, it's worth noting that Pettinhouse has been around for almost ten years, providing its own version of such products. This Italian company, operated by...
My quest for more interviews recently took me to Abbey Road Studios, where my friends at Waves had put me in touch with their Head Of Audio Products, Mirek Stiles. A veteran employee of the legendary studio since the...
Most producers are familiar with the software behemoth known as Native Instruments, which will have led them to also become acquainted with Scarbee, whose sample libraries take up a chunk of NI's production package, Komplete. Scarbee is responsible for some highly...
One of the few pleasures of an otherwise arduous college life was to enroll in Audio I and II classes, which allowed my interest in music to briefly overlap with academics. The teaching of those classes was provided by Joe Tortorici....
As regular consumers of entertainment media, most people will have been exposed to both Charles Deenen’s (above right) and Tim Gedemer’s work (above left), though perhaps unknowingly. From blockbuster movies like The Fast And The Furious, to music videos for...
Having enjoyed the soundtrack for The Social Network movie, I tracked down the guy who mixed the record, Michael Patterson. But I would later find out that he also mixed "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" soundtrack, as well as...
Clint Bajakian is currently working at Pyramind in San Fransisco, but his career has seen him taken him from the likes of Sony Entertainment to LucasArts. With Pyramind's growing name as a destination for music education and contracted audio work...
Jason Graves' resume stretches far, but some notable game and franchises he's scored are "Dead Space", "DmC: Devil May Cry (Virgil's Downfall DLC)", "Resistance: Burning Skies", and the reboot of the "Tomb Raider" franchise. With his music output not seeming to slow...
Moog Music Inc are in possession one of the most powerful and recognizable brands in pro audio and synthesis, respected for their decades of work in creating instruments that have been used in both popular and underground music since...
I recently got the chance to talk to Adam Boyd at Activision, which is the publishing division of Activision Blizzard. With his long-standing position in the game industry as an audio professional, I anticipated that he'd offer some insight into...

R8DIO [Producer/Mixer]

After having randomly bumped into him at the Vintage King store in LA, I became acquainted with Troy Johnson, aka R8DIO, a producer and mixer. Having grown up around Motown legends and later worked with 90s acts like Solange and...
Following my chat with Blake Harden, I was able to further dive into the world of audio engineers. Jeff Edwards has a credit list that can be made long, covering most of today's popular urban artists. As someone who regularly works...
The Recording Connection is an organization that offers up alternatives to traditional music education routes by placing students in recording studios to learn from seasoned engineers and producers. As a part of the bigger entity known as Recording Radio...
Studio engineers play an important role in helping artists reach their musical goals. After all, no-one wants to mix a botched recording. That's where the likes of Blake Harden come in, an engineer with experience across a wide spectrum...