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Whilst conducting an interview at Riksmixningsverket in Stockholm, Linn Fijal pointed out one of her favorite pieces of gear, the Looptrotter Monster Compressor. Thus began my research on this relatively unknown audio company, of which I've become a fan....
Joe Bagale, also known as Otis McDonald, is a San Francisco-based producer and artist whose music has gained significant traction on Youtube. Despite having a home studio setup like so many others, it's interesting to see how his music...
During my time in London, I happened to come across a goldmine of a place called Tileyard. It's the work-place and home of a multitude of indie and major label-affiliated professionals in the entertainment industry. Tom Fuller was one of...
A studio founded by ABBA's Benny Andersson, Riksmixningsverket, is located in Stockholm's Skeppsholmen, and is managed by Linn Fijal. I went by the studio recently to chat with her about what goes on at there and what it's like...
LANDR is an online cloud-based mastering service that has taken the audio world by storm since its launch in May of 2014. It offers the opportunity for users to have their music mastered online through the process of drag-and-drop, and...
Hundreds of producers and engineers make their living by working alongside underground bands that are self-funded and mainly need studio time to record their first releases. Based in Warwickshire, Tom Gittins works out of his Monochrome Productions studio to help...
XLN Audio are the developers behind Addictive Drums, a popular music software that offers it's user some of the most sophisticated drum sounds of any virtual instrument. They continue to expand upon it's appeal with the release of recent packs like...
In addition to being a member of his own multi-platinum band, Garbage, Butch Vig has brought his production abilities to enough acclaimed albums by the likes of Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Foo Fighters, to be firmly cemented in music history....
Sie Medway-Smith had told me about Pablo Clements' synth haven of a studio, Toy Rooms, so I went looking for it on Miloco's website. Covered with synths, keyboards, guitars, drums, and vinyl records, it's quite the hidden gem of a place,...
Mike Hedges' resume stretches pretty far, as you'd expect from someone with four decades in the industry. His production and engineering credits are all over the place, be it underground bands, mainstream acts, or movie soundtracks. Even the plugin...
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...