Tool Shed Studios Digs Vintage Audient Desk

A more than twenty-year-old Audient ASP8024 console continues to hold its own as the centrepiece of the capacious Tool Shed Studios in Silicon Valley. The entire facility totals 4000 sq ft, with the classic console sitting at the heart of the 416 sq ft control room.     Classic Console: “The preamps and EQs are […]

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Nero Finds Its Home In the Wilderness of the Austrian Alps

A Nero monitor controller joins songwriters and producers, Felix Brunhuber and Florian ‘Flo’ Fellier in their newly opened Wilderness Studios, nestled in the Austrian Alps. Realising a dream to establish a studio with what they call “the best sound imaginable”, the boys have taken inspiration from the natural beauty, vast forests and vertiginous mountains of […]

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Hyde Street Studios Musician & Producer Digs Deep with EVO 4

Musician and producer, Christopher Harold Wells got himself an EVO 4 audio interface for his home setup, so he could resume work on his new band’s debut EP recorded at San Francisco’s Hyde Street Studios.     “EVO 4 is a game changer in my humble opinion”     Literally stopped in his tracks when […]

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ASP800 Ready To Bring Sparkle To Métier Mastering

Successful music producer with a passion for studio gear, Will Shenk chose an 8-channel mic pre, ASP800 when it came to upgrading at Métier Mastering. A self-confessed ‘nerd’, he spent three years researching and building his studio and certainly puts in the hours when it comes to specifying the right gear.     “I wanted […]

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Producer Puts iD22 At The Heart Of His Studio

It takes a leap of faith to leave a successful career in music education and reconnect with a passion for 90s Nu Jazz and Hip Hop production. Yet Mick Feltham did just that and set up a small, acoustically designed mix/production studio in his back garden, choosing iD22 as his audio interface.     iD22: […]

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60 Channels of Classic Audient Console in Dublin Record Westlife

A nearly twenty-year-old classic Audient ASP8024 mixing console is still going strong in Daire Winston’s Beechpark Studio, where Westlife are due to return to record later on this year. The 60-channel desk arrived back in 2004 – already second hand – when he rebuilt the control room. Apart from upgrading his power supply, the desk […]

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Abbey Road Engineer Chooses Audient Nero For Lockdown

“It’s like I’ve got my own console at home,” says Christopher Parker of his new Nero monitor controller from Audient, which he has set up in his girlfriend Daisy’s living room. With his normal workplace Abbey Road Studios closed due to CoVid-19, Chris took advantage of UK lockdown to put Nero through its paces – […]

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iD14 Keeps It Simple For Voice Over Master Dan Lenard

Voice actor, producer, podcaster and Audient iD14 owner, Dan Lenard maintains that when it comes to gear, it’s best to keep it simple. “I believe in minimalism. To record clearly and properly only a short audio chain is required. It consists of the mic directly to an excellent interface like an Audient iD14 to my […]

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Malta’s Premier Recording Studio Owner Celebrates 30 Years Of Sound Engineering

This year, sound engineer and owner of Lito’s Place, Manolito Galea celebrates three decades of making music. His studio’s eclectic, diverse client list has grown substantially over the years, as has his Audient gear collection. “My Audient mixer ASP4816 has facilitated my work due to its routing flexibility and sound quality,” says Manolito, acknowledging the […]

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