00:00 Introduction 00:24 Computer 01:06 DAW 02:04 Interface 03:26 Microphones 04:39 Preamps 05:12 Outboard Gear 05:40 Controller 06:01 Instruments 07:28 Monitors LIST OF GEAR MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO: Mac computer https://imp.i114863.net/rn5dA3 Pro Tools Studio https://imp.i114863.net/GjL9AL Avid Carbon interface https://imp.i114863.net/JrDPgE Apollo x8 audio interface https://imp.i114863.net/vnAMbO Focusrite Octopre microphone preamp https://imp.i114863.net/LjZoV Shure SM57 dynamic mic https://imp.i114863.net/9mJyY AKG… Continue readingWhat you need for a LEGIT home studio setup
If you’re recording drums and not getting the pro-level drum sound you want in the final mix… chances are you’ve made a mistake during tracking. I’ve been there and I learned the hard way: through trial and error, and time spent. In this video, I’m sharing the most common drum tracking mistakes so you can… Continue readingDumb drum tracking mistakes that everyone makes
Back in July I was in the studio with the band Mandroid Echostar to produce drums & vocals, and then mix a new single. In today’s video, I’m sharing some footage from the recording session… and then taking you into my mix to show you some of the raw tracks + what I did with… Continue readingInside my latest recording / mix session!
If you aspire to work full-time as an audio engineer/producer, but aren’t sure how to get there, this one’s for you. In this video, I sat down with producer/engineer Roelof Klop to reflect on his journey to becoming a full-time producer. Roelof retraces his steps – from house painter, to night school student, to networking… Continue readingFrom House Painter to Full-Time Producer
Should you use moongels or other dampeners to deaden the ring on snare/toms? The answer isn’t quite as simple as yes or no… Check out what I have to say about it in this Pro Production System Q&A call clip.
There are a few big lies going around in the engineering/mixing community right now… and it’s important to point them out, because believing any of these lies will ruin your chances of succeeding in the studio – regardless of how much talent or skill you have. Check out this video if you want to start… Continue readingThe 3 Biggest Lies in the Audio Industry Today
On November 5-6 2021, we hosted our first in-studio event for Hardcore Syndicate members in Clearwater, FL. The purpose of the event was to: Connect with the other members in real life to share insights & strengthen networks Get hands on experience in a top-notch studio on a real band session Give the opportunity for… Continue readingRecap & Photos from our 2-day In-Studio Event
In this video I break down the math behind what it takes to go full-time as a producer/engineer. You might surprised by how attainable it actually is – and even more surprised at how much you could earn doing what you love. Click here to apply and to learn how I can help you make… Continue readingGoing Full-Time in the Studio
Jeff, a veteran studio drummer, songwriter and electronic music producer, had taken several mixing courses in the past and was skeptical about investing again when he already had a wealth of resources available to him. With the Pro Production System, he enjoyed the clear, useful lessons – particularly in compression, EQ & live instrument tracking… Continue readingThe system that Jordan creates in his program takes your skills to a whole new level – Jeff C.
After receiving negative reviews for his first solo EP, Aaron sought out training that would ensure his next release was one he could be proud of. With Hardcore Music Studio courses he completely shifted his approach – and opened up a whole new income stream for himself.