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AES Show 2016

September 26, 2016

This Thursday – Saturday Come to AES booth 1106 and demo the gear of your dreams! While experiencing the ultimate hybrid mix setup sign up for our amazing giveaways. Several winners chosen daily!


Guitar Splitter Update

September 23, 2016

I’ve been teasing a new product which is a Discrete Instrument Splitter aka guitar splitter. I’ve been quite surprised by all of the inquires I have gotten and already have a waiting list going for it. This video is an update on it’s status and also to let you know that I will have it with me at my AES booth #1106. So please come by and check it out.

AES 2016 Giveaway Announcement !!

September 16, 2016

The 2016 AES Convention in LA is coming up at the end of this month (Sept. 29-Oct.1). I will be there at booth #1106 with a killer demo rig to test out The Oracle Summing Mixer along with all of the Vertigo Sound gear. Also I’ll be hosting a HUGE giveaway live at the show. Here is a video outlining more details about the giveaway. You won’t want to miss it!! Also if you don’t yet have a badge use this link to get yours today.

Huge Giveaway from Top Brands at AES Conventions

September 13, 2016


Here it is folks!! Top Pro Audio Brands have provided me with great products for this HUGE giveaway that will be held at the Audio Engineering SocietyConvention in LA. Each day we will pick several winners. Be sure to stop by our booth and sign up. You don’t want to miss this!!


Exploring the TE 100 Tube EQ by Plugin Alliance

September 9, 2016

In this episode I explore the sounds of the TE-100 Tube EQ from Plugin Alliance. It’s undeniably huge in sound and unlike no other EQ you’ve ever heard.

Exploring the MixChecker by Audified

September 2, 2016

In this episode I demonstrate this amazing new tool called the MixChecker by Audified which simulates various consumer playback systems within your DAW. This can potentially relieve the need to do listening tests in the car which can save tremendous amounts of time.

Using The Monster by Slate Digital on Drums

August 19, 2016

In this episode I explore the new plugin by Slate Digital called The Monster. It’s based off the “all buttons in” mode from 1176 FET compressors but it offers much more flexibility in the sounds that you can get out of it. It’s being offered as a free download all you need is an ilok2 and you’re good to go. I highly recommend checking this out.

Pro Tools Expert Nominated In Dave Pensado Educator Award Category

August 15, 2016

The Pro Tools Expert team have been nominated for excellence in audio education in the Dave Pensado Educator Award category. The 2016 Pensado Awards, is an award show designed to acknowledge today’s emerging brand of music professional and “recognizing the faces behind the sound”.


The live awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, August 20th 2016 outdoors under the stars in Calley Park in the middle of the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California with a VIP reception held in the Rita Hayworth Theatre; and an after party will take place in the Sony Commissary.


Using Notch Filtering To Fix A Track

July 29, 2016

In this episode I show how I use notch filtering EQ techniques to clean up a track in preparation for mixing. My choice of EQ for this is the Fabfilter Pro Q2 but you can use any parametric eq to get similar results.

Lisamarie Costabile Interviews Guitarist Nili Brosh

July 22, 2016

In this episode Lisamarie Costabile interviews the amazing guitar player Nili Brosh. She talks about her beginnings in music, moving on to playing in Tony MacAlpine’s band and also releasing her own music as a Solo Artist. She also gives a surprise performance so be sure to watch through to the end!

**We suffered technical difficulty which has cost us the first 2 minutes of visuals to this interview but luckily the audio was captured. Please keep watching / listening as the visuals come back at 2:20!!