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Headphones for Pro Audio [THE FUTURE IS HERE] by Middle-8 Studios

Headphones for Pro Audio [THE FUTURE IS HERE] by Middle-8 Studios

Hey guys, go check this extensive video about headphones made by my friend Christo of Middle-8 Studios!

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Traktor Pro 2.11 Out Now!

Traktor Pro 2.11 Out Now!

Love this update!! Check the new step sequencer and Ableton link in the videos below:

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Mike Wells Mastering Q&A Pt1: Stem Mastering and more – Hosted by Ma’at Hotep

Mike Wells Mastering Q&A Pt1: Stem Mastering and more – Hosted by Ma’at Hotep

Thanks to Ma’at Hotep, here’s a very cool google hang out with the great Mike Wells, talking about the beauty of Stem Mastering, automated mastering service, etc…

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Interesting talk with Daniel Ford: Narrowing Your Mix To 3 Bits of Infos

Interesting talk with Daniel Ford: Narrowing Your Mix To 3 Bits of Infos

Check this nice video by Pro Studio Live

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Don’t miss Luca Pretolesi Masterclass tour in Europe!!

Don’t miss Luca Pretolesi Masterclass tour in Europe!!

Don’t miss this guys!!! Luca will be touring Europe in October, sharing his great knowledge and good vibes!

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This will be the synth of the year: FORM, Overview video by ADSR

This will be the synth of the year: FORM, Overview video by ADSR

Crazy new synth by Native Instruments is gonna reshape next year sound for sure.


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CHVRCHES virtual studio tour!

CHVRCHES virtual studio tour!

Take a look inside the cool studio of the band CHVRCHES!


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DOOM: Behind The Music Part 2

DOOM: Behind The Music Part 2

The follow up of the crazy first video about how Mick Gordon composed the OST of the last Doom video game; Enjoy!!

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SILVER CORD GOJIRA’s studio visit &  Magma Interview from

SILVER CORD GOJIRA’s studio visit & Magma Interview from

This time it’s two cool videos about Gojira’s latest album and their Silver Cord studio they built in Brooklyn, from GEAR GODS and Metal Injection.

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MAOR APPELBAUM – In-Depth Interview With A Master of Mastering | GEAR GODS

MAOR APPELBAUM – In-Depth Interview With A Master of Mastering | GEAR GODS

Extensive and very cool interview of mastering engineer Moar Applabaum by GEAR GODS; He’s the guy behind a great number of mastering for metal guys like Yngwie Malmsteen, Meatloaf, Limp Bizkit, Sepultura, Faith No More and much more!

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Q&A with the great Greg Wells!!

Q&A with the great Greg Wells!!


Thanks to MWTM for sharing this interview of the great Greg Wells! Really nice and incredibly talented guy. Enjoy!


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Pitchfork: The Dark Art of Mastering

Pitchfork: The Dark Art of Mastering

The Dark Art of Mastering Music: Shedding light on the elusive studio practice that’s all but necessary to make music sound great.

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Pete Lyman: Interview & Infrasonic Mastering Tour – Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro

Pete Lyman: Interview & Infrasonic Mastering Tour – Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro

Very nice interview of a great mastering engineer; take a chance to see what is a real analog mastering studio! Love his place!

Thanks to Procduce like a pro for making this video!

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PRO PRESENTS: NGHTMRE Ableton Demo + Q&A @ The Loft UCSD

PRO PRESENTS: NGHTMRE Ableton Demo + Q&A @ The Loft UCSD

Very cool tutorial from NGHTMRE, lots of great infos about how he does his thing and more; you have to watch this one!

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REAKTOR Blocks 1.2 – Control your hardware with Blocks !!

REAKTOR Blocks 1.2 – Control your hardware with Blocks !!

Wow that’s a cool update for Reaktor; it allows to build complex patches with modulations and sequences like we what could do with hardware modular stuff utility modules

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STACKER Evolve your drums: the ultimate drum layer and sound design tool.

STACKER Evolve your drums: the ultimate drum layer and sound design tool.

FINALLY!!!! Someone did it right! Learn a bit more about the new Sample Magic plugin STACKER HERE.

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Jack Ü / Marshmello Style: Melody-Vocal Chop | Ableton Tutorial

Jack Ü / Marshmello Style: Melody-Vocal Chop | Ableton Tutorial

Watch this nice video to get how to produce those weirds vocal-chops.


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Greg Calbi: Exclusive Interview on Mastering Techniques

Greg Calbi: Exclusive Interview on Mastering Techniques

A cool interview with the great mastering engineer Greg Calbi who works at Sterling Sound in New York City.


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DOOM: Behind The Music Part 1

DOOM: Behind The Music Part 1

Featuring 9 Strings guitars and crazy skills to build the dark score of Doom 2016!!

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FOTW: Luca Pretolesi dives into Bettermakers EQ 232P MK II

FOTW: Luca Pretolesi dives into Bettermakers EQ 232P MK II

Take a look at how my mentor Luca Pretolesi uses his Bettermaker eq to achieve the latest masters you can hear on the radio!

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Moog Reintroduces The Minimoog Model D!!!

Moog Reintroduces The Minimoog Model D!!!

Check out those cool vids about it!!


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Yeco | Ableton Live Touch Controller for Windows & Mac

Yeco | Ableton Live Touch Controller for Windows & Mac

Warning, only for touch screen geeks!

Someone finally did it for other touch screens, not just iOS…

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iZotope VocalSynth: finally a really great vocoder plugin!

iZotope VocalSynth: finally a really great vocoder plugin!

Check out this new crazy cool vocoder from Izotope, maybe the only really working well!!!

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Introducing the FG-116 BLUE FET Compressors from Slate Digital

Introducing the FG-116 BLUE FET Compressors from Slate Digital

Finally the 1176 Blue Fet from Steven Slate is here!!!

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Output latest plugin « Movement »

Output latest plugin « Movement »

This plugin is a killer one. Thanks Output to release such amazing products!
Check the possibilities in this walkthrough video:

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Mastering Stems Video serie from Native Instruments available on Youtube.

Mastering Stems Video serie from Native Instruments available on Youtube.

Native Instruments just put out 3 new videos explaining the process behind making a greatly mastered NI Stems track, ready to be played in your Traktor controller.

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The Track: The Chainsmokers on making Roses

The Track: The Chainsmokers on making Roses

Watch The Chainsmokers talking about how they produced their hit « Roses », thanks to Future Music Magazine.
Enjoy!

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Telefunken 251 Microphone Overview by John McBride

Telefunken 251 Microphone Overview by John McBride

A little talk about this legendary mic by John McBride at Blackbird studio.

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New great Trap sound bank from Retrohandz

New great Trap sound bank from Retrohandz

🔥🔥🔥You can hear it below 🔥🔥🔥

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BAM OTO, The crazy Reverb box

BAM OTO, The crazy Reverb box

Here it is!! Don’t be fooled by its size, the sounds you can get out of this box are crazy good! Designed to be a classic reverb unit! If you want to read a bit more on it, check the cool review from Createdigitalmusic.com

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CLA talking about his delays, reverbs and Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

CLA talking about his delays, reverbs and Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

If you’re not aware of Mix with The Masters online service, you’re missing out!

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OTO Biscuit will crush you

OTO Biscuit will crush you

My only outboard fx for soundesign staying in the studio, the great OTO Biscuit!

But there’s only less than 10 units left for sale, and then this boutique fx will disappear from the shop forever!
Much respect for Denis, the crazy genuis who brought the OTO machines company and his Biscuit to life since 2010, and which was adopted by the greatest artists in the world as their secret weapon…

…and new OTO Machines are coming guys!! see more HERE.

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Zynaptiq Wormhole – Musikmesse 2016

Zynaptiq Wormhole – Musikmesse 2016

Can’t wait for this!


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Deadmau5 Reveal his new Studio

Deadmau5 Reveal his new Studio

Enjoy the studio tour!


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New in Melodyne 4: The Sound Editor

New in Melodyne 4: The Sound Editor

New crazy features for sound designer here!
New in Melodyne 4: The Sound Editor

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Daft Punk : Chab raconte le mastering pour Qobuz.com

Daft Punk : Chab raconte le mastering pour Qobuz.com

Sorry guys only in french this time!
Daft Punk : Chab raconte le mastering pour Qobuz.com

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Mastering w/ Brian Lucey: Magic Garden Mastering

Mastering w/ Brian Lucey: Magic Garden Mastering

Follow Warren Huart from « Produce Like a pro » talking mastering with Brian Lucey in his studio Magic Garden Mastering:

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Phillipe Zdar on the making of the Phoenix Album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Phillipe Zdar on the making of the Phoenix Album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Phillipe Zdar on the making of the Phoenix Album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix:

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Luca Pretolesi on mixing Major Lazer’s Too Original

Luca Pretolesi on mixing Major Lazer’s Too Original

Check my Mentor Luca Pretolesi talking about his process, his gear and philosophy as he go through the mix he did on the Major Lazer’s track « Too original »:

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Mix With The Master Online

Mix With The Master Online

Check out the new Mix with the master online to learn from the best guys out there:


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Luca Pretolesi – Mixing Engineer’s Point of View – SoundBetter

Luca Pretolesi – Mixing Engineer’s Point of View – SoundBetter

Luca Pretolesi in action!

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W.A. Production – How to EDM: EDM Drop Stabs, Brass Shots & Horns

W.A. Production – How to EDM: EDM Drop Stabs, Brass Shots & Horns

For EDM producers, follow Roman from W.A. Production to find out how to make those brass once and for all!

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FM: Chris Lake In The Studio explaining how to create vocal riser FX

FM: Chris Lake In The Studio explaining how to create vocal riser FX

Chris Lake In The Studio explaining how to create vocal riser FX:

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The Glitch Mob Behind The Blade

The Glitch Mob Behind The Blade

Crazy Live setup by The Glitch Mob: Behind The Blade


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Abbey Road meets: Wade Goeke, Chandler Limited

Abbey Road meets: Wade Goeke, Chandler Limited

Interview with the great Wade Goeke who created Chandler Limited.


Read the article HERE.

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