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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!!

Lisamarie Speaks with Ian & Michele of Tree Audio

July 15, 2016

Last week we held off posting a new video because we wanted to express our care and concern for the situations going on in the world. There is no better time then now for us to come together and continue to spread the positive energy. We are extremely grateful for everyone that supports what we do and are very fortunate to be apart of this amazing Audio Community that continues to grow.

In today’s episode Lisamarie Costabile interviews Ian & Michele Gardiner of Tree Audio. They are great friends of ours and discuss how they got into the business to create a successful family run business. They also talk about some new products in the works.

Pro Tools Expert lists as a top site to visit

July 12, 2016

I woke up this morning to find my website listed in Pro Tools Expert’s 5 recommended Recording site’s to visit and bookmark. Wow!! I’m not sure how I made the list next to the others but I’ll take it!

Click the image to see the full list.



Mixing a Reggae Track Pt. 1

July 1, 2016

A peek into the making of Steve Vai’s “Modern Primitive”

June 24, 2016

Greg Wurth’s Top 10 Favorite Plugins

June 23, 2016

Lynx Studio Technology Interviews Greg Wurth

June 21, 2016