EP63 | Trey Xavier

EP63 | Trey Xavier

We’ve got Trey Xavier of Gear Gods here to talk building a YouTube empire, shred guitar, and, of course, gear. Okay, so we let our guitar nerd flags fly a bit on this one. Nothing wrong with that as long as you keep a sense of humor about things. And who better to join us for that than Trey? There’s …

Overthinking EQ

Are You Overthinking EQ?

| By Thomas Brett |  Introduction: EQ, It’s one of the most difficult tools for newer engineers to get their heads around when first starting out, and is also the tool most prone to being misused due to various bad habits & misconceptions which can develop during the learning process. This week, I’ll be sharing with you one of the …

EP163 | Dear Finn

EP163 | Dear Finn

Finn Mckenty has the life and career answers you crave. Want Finn to answer your questions? Send them to Finn@urm.academy with the subject line “Dear Finn.” The more detailed the better! “Is it really true that bands make decisions based on whether somebody has nice gear or not? I’m not sure that it is. What I’m very certain of is …

EP162 | Jaime Gomez Arellano

EP162 | Jaime Gomez Arellano

Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ghost, Paradise Lost, Sunn O))) shares his perspective on natural drum production, what you can buy today that will level up your productions immediately, and when enough compression is enough. Modern tools like samples, plugins, and amp sims definitely have a place in many productions. Don’t let anyone fool you into thinking otherwise. However, it’s always intriguing …

EP55 | Jay Maas

EP55 | Jay Maas

Producer Jay Maas (Defeater) joins us for a discussion about outboard gear, client psychology, and the pros and cons of traveling. We’re always excited to have Jay on board. This time we get into the gear talk and sort through how he makes use of hardware without causing his workflow to come to a grinding halt. We were also shocked …