Lucky Star [Artist]

Lucky Star is one of my favorite up-and-comers. I recently got the chance to ask him about his music production techniques,...

Blue Microphones – John Maier [CEO]

Blue Microphones have been manufacturing some of the most distinctive microphones on the market for over a decade, and have experienced...

Mick Gordon [Game Composer]

Mick Gordon is responsible for a track called "Voices of Dev”, which was made using nothing but sounds of the human...

Propellerhead – Ernst Nathorst-Böös [CEO and Co-Founder]

Propellerhead may not boast the same corporate structure as some of its competitors, but has still been able to rise to similar...

Chris Sheldon [Producer/Mixer]

With 30+ years in the music industry, Chris Sheldon’s abilities as a mixer and producer are in demand among rock bands...

AIAIAI – Frederik Jørgensen [Co-Founder & Marketing Director]

AIAIAI’s name might seem like a mouthful to pronounce but it actually sounds just like it looks. The Danish audio manufacturer...

Abbey Road Studios – Mirek Stiles [Head Of Audio Products]

My quest for more interviews recently took me to Abbey Road Studios, where my friends at Waves had put me in...

Icon Collective Production School – Christopher Wight [Co-Founder]

Founded by Christopher Wight and David Alexander, Icon Collective Production School is a California-based learning facility with a focus on catering...

Looptrotter Audio – Andrzej Starzyk [Founder]

Whilst conducting an interview at Riksmixningsverket in Stockholm, Linn Fijal pointed out one of her favorite pieces of gear, the Looptrotter...

Ohm Force – Raphael Dinge [Lead Developer]

Ohm Force is a French software manufacturer, responsible for distortion plug-ins like Ohmicide and filters like Frohmage that are used by the likes...

Rob Papen Software – Rob Papen [Founder]

Rob Papen is a manufacturer of software synthesizers whose users are littered throughout the electronic music world. It's one of the most-recognized...

Unity Audio – Kevin Walker [Founder]

Despite having been a speaker manufacturer for less than a decade, Unity Audio has been able to give established brands a...

Image Line – Jean-Marie Cannie [CTO and Co-Founder]

Image-Line is the company responsible for one of the most widely-used DAWs in the world, FL Studio (formerly known as FruityLoops), and their DJ mixing...

Phil Tan [Mixer]

Phil Tan is one of the leading names in the world of urban and pop music mixing. His credits extend from...

Finishing Move Inc – Brian Trifon & Brian White [Founders]

Though Brian Trifon has been featured on Speakhertz before, under his Trifonic moniker, my talk with him this time covered different...

Microsoft – Mike Caviezel [Audio Production Director]

The new generation of game consoles are upon us, with the Xbox One arriving shortly. Mike Caviezel is the Audio Production Director...

Monochrome Productions – Tom Gittins [Mixer/Producer]

Hundreds of producers and engineers make their living by working alongside underground bands that are self-funded and mainly need studio time...

Hugh Worskett [Producer]

Some weeks ago, I came across a track called "Stranger". I thought it was pretty good, and went hunting for the...

Naughty Dog [Audio Team]

It’s fair to say that Naughty Dog haven't made an unsuccessful game since 1996. Starting with the "Crash Bandicoot" franchise, which sold over 40...

Pyramind – Clint Bajakian [Creative Director and Senior Composer]

Clint Bajakian is currently working at Pyramind in San Fransisco, but his career has seen him taken him from the likes...

Metropolis Studios Engineers – Paul Norris and Liam Nolan

In an age where we see more and more professional studios fade away, London's Metropolis Studios has been able to remain...

Ubisoft Toronto – Richie Nieto [Audio Lead]

As the third-largest game publisher, with an employee count of 2000+ and titles like "Assassin’s Creed" and "Splinter Cell", Ubisoft is one of the behemoths...

PMC Speakers – Ruairi O’Flaherty [Product Specialist]

PMC Speakers have been gaining traction over the last few years, and have ended up in the studios of some major music...

Andre Sobota/Bungle [Artist]

Given his adept mastery of progressive and tech house, Andre Sobota has been able to carve out his own sonic lane,...

Joe Tortorici [Audio Engineer/Mixer]

One of the few pleasures of an otherwise arduous college life was to enroll in Audio I and II classes, which allowed my...

Dave Smith Instruments – Dave Smith [Founder]

For over 40 years, Dave Smith has been contributing to the world of music by pioneering the technology that is now...

Olivier Deriviere [Game Composer]

Many a gamer will have spent the holiday season in front of their TVs, playing the new “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black...

Sie Medway-Smith [Producer/Mixer]

Sie Medway-Smith has been able to thrive for two decades in the music industry as a freelance producer and mixer that...