5 Classical Vocal Chains, 5 Different Sounds

5 Classic Vocal Chains, 5 Different SoundsThis post is the first in part of a series where we will explore different recording signal chains and how combining different gear can create different tones and textures.Signal chains are like recipes; all the ingredients and cooking techniques come together to make something very special and unique. Just because a recipe has sugar … Read More

Audio Buzzwords Explained

Audio Buzzwords ExplainedBoomy, Crispy, Punchy. No, we’re not talking about breakfast cereal… If you have ever done any research on audio equipment, recording techniques, or music production, you’ve likely been subjected to an audio-buzzword beatdown. Describing how something sounds using purely technical terms would read like a Master’s thesis, and that’s not how most of us learn. Audio buzzwords often … Read More

Behind the Board with All-American Rejects’ Nickolas Wheeler

Behind the board with All-American Rejects’ Nickolas Wheeler (All-American Rejects, Cassadee Pope, Never Loved, Caroline Dare, & More)Photo Credit: Libby DanforthFrom founding member & guitarist for The All American Rejects to running his own studio as a full-time producer/engineer, we caught up with the multi-talented Nickolas Wheeler to hear the story behind his journey to get behind the mixing board.He … Read More

What’s the story behind Warm Audio

What’s the story behind Warm Audio?The story of Warm Audio has been told in various interviews, conversations at NAMM, and hotly debated on forums. We wanted to let the founder and president, Bryce Young, give you the history & mission of Warm Audio in his own words –Take us back to the beginning, where did the fascination with analog gear … Read More

10 Most Legendary Studio Mics of All Time

10 Most Legendary Studio Mics of All TimeGet to know the mics behind music’s biggest hitsThere are certain microphones that have stood the test of time to deliver massive hits over the last century through today. From capturing The Beatles to Nirvana to Adele, these microphones were and are used to capture the world’s biggest artists, in the most elite … Read More

How To Choose a Compressor

How to Choose a Compressor What You Need to Know To Capture Your Best Sound Compression is a critical component of all professional audio signal chains. Provided you have a quality microphone preamp to get the most out of your microphones and audio sources, adding a discrete analog compressor to your chain is the next step towards achieving professional sound … Read More

Cassandra Elese – “Teach You”: Engineer’s Cut

Cassandra Elese – “Teach You”: Engineer’s CutHear Isolated Dry & Processed Audio w/ Engineer FeedbackWhat is an Engineer’s Cut you may ask? We’ve broken down the song, “Teach You” by Cassandra Elese recorded at Warm Studios, and created a version that provides isolated tracks with an A/B comparison of both dry & processed audio. Additionally, the Engineer’s Cut provides full … Read More

Best Recording Setups For Every Budget

Best Recording Setups For Every BudgetHome Studio Starters to Full Analog Signal Chains From  $500 to $2,500Under $500 – Home Studio StartersAs a songwriter or producer, having the proper gear to capture your song ideas is crucial to the creative process. Never know when that perfect melody idea is going to strike, right? Having the proper tools right at your … Read More

How To Choose a Microphone Preamp

How to Choose a Microphone Preamp What You Need to Know To Capture Your Best Sound Having the right microphone preamp and knowing how to use it is the first step in creating great recordings at home or in the studio. The mic pre is the source of your sound outside of your unique playing style, so loving the sound … Read More

Announcing Warm Studios

Warm Audio Opens World-Class Recording Studio at Austin, TX HeadquartersWarm Audio opens a state-of-the-art, 3,550-square-foot facility near one of the country’s fastest-growing music communities to further its mission of giving everyday musicians access to legendary sound.Warm Studios overview with Owner Bryce Young & Designer Alex OttoWe are thrilled to announce the opening of Warm Studios, a world-class recording facility with … Read More