Giles Martin Talks Remixing The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ in Dolby Atmos
Giles Martin has brought the epic 'Pet Sounds' into immersive…warily: “I have that view of ‘This should not be touched, and maybe especially by...
Tina Turner Turns It Up On Her 1997 ‘Wildest Dreams’ Tour
A vintage look back at Tina Turner's grueling but wildly successful 1996-1997 'Wildest Dreams' tour.
Mixing Muse for the Masses on the ‘Will of the People’ World Tour
The latest Muse world tour overdelivers with cutting-edge concert theatrics—and the same goes for its live sound.
View from the Top: Cesar Milano, Founder/CEO, Clear Tune Monitors
Cesar Milano created his company in 2010 with a plan to bring ear monitors not only to a different part of the marketplace, but...
Prototype Tape Machine That Captured Eric Clapton Classic ‘Layla’ Goes to Auction
The prototype MCI JH-16 tape machine that recorded Derek and the Dominos' classic "Layla" will be among the pro-audio items hitting the auction block...
Bringing The Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound Back to Life
Some say the Grateful Dead's legendary, short-lived "Wall of Sound" was the greatest PA system ever; now a Connecticut man has built a working,...
Post Malone Live: Multifaceted Monitors on a Twelve Carat Tour
A multifaceted performer like Post Malone needs an equally flexible monitors setup—and engineer.
Ultimate Ears Pro UE Premier IEMs: First Impressions
A full-fledged Real-World Review is on the way, but in the meantime, here's our hot take on the new UE Premier IEMs.
Thieves Break Into John Vanderslice’s Tiny Telephone Studio
On April 15, burglars stole recording gear and instruments worth thousands from John Vanderslice's Tiny Telephone Studio.
With Console Production Back on Track, Yamaha Pro Audio Launches DM3 Series
Yamaha's new DM3 Series desks signal the pro-audio giant's return to pre-pandemic console production levels.
Mixing The Iron Maiden ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ Tour, Part 2
Concluding our coverage of the Iron Maiden 'Legacy of the Beast' tour, FOH engineer Ken "Pooch" Van Druten shares how he approaches each instrument...
Mixing The Iron Maiden ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ Tour, Part 1
After 140 shows in 33 countries for 3 million fans, metal giants Iron Maiden finally finished their latest tour—and are ready for the next...
Metallica Acquires Furnace Vinyl Record Pressing Company
Thrash metal giants Metallica have acquired a majority interest in Alexandria, VA-based Furnace Record Pressing, which manufactures vinyl records and offers related services.
Legendary Punk Producer Glen “SPOT” Lockett, Dead at 71
Glen “SPOT” Lockett produced many of the earliest releases by essential punk acts Black Flag, Hüsker Dü, Misfits, Minutemen and others.
Crane Song Founder / Designer Dave Hill, Dead at 68
Revered for his audio gear, Dave Hill left behind a legacy of industry-standard equipment—and plans for his companies' futures.
Online Audio, Podcast Listening Bounce Back in 2023
The findings are good news for pro-audio manufacturers and studios, both of which are parts of the audio content supply chain.
Steve Mackey, Alternative Rock Producer/Bassist, Dead at 56
Producer Steve Mackey has died at the age of 56, ending a career that saw him play bass in Pulp and produce top alt-rock...
JBL Eon One MK2 Portable Live Sound — A Real-World Review
JBL Professional’s EON ONE all-in-one rechargeable column speaker got an update and we put it through the paces.
Mix Blog: Go Inside the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio
A new mini-documentary sheds light on the history of the pioneering Rolling Stones Mobile Recording Studio, built in the early 1970s.
Røde Launches NT1 5th Generation Studio Condenser Mic
Røde's new NT1 5th Generation studio condenser microphone offers both XLR and USB connectivity, 32-bit float digital output, onboard DSP and more.
Mix Blog: VersoFest Returns With Expanded Audio Agenda
VersoFest, the music biz event hosted by Connecticut's Westport Library, will return in March with producers, musicians, panelists and more.
MIX SIDEBAR: Take Me to the Rink—The Surprise Creation of Talking Heads’ “Big Band”
FOH engineer Frank Gallagher's stories are always headed somewhere unexpected—like this one, which starts off in late-Seventies New York City.
Frank Gallagher: ‘Soundman Confidential’ Talks Talking Heads, B-52’s and the Evolution of Live Sound
Frank Gallagher has mixed rock legends since the Sixties; still touring today, he's sharing how it all went down on his new podcast.
View from the Top: Nuno Fonseca, CEO/Founder, Sound Particles
Nuno Fonseca, CEO/Founder of Sound Particles, shares how an academic career teaching both computer science and music technology led to the creation of his...
Steely Dan/David Lynch Engineer John Neff Passes at 71
Journeyman audio engineer John Neff had a wide-ranging career that saw him work with everyone from Steely Dan to David Lynch.