Category: Plugins

Tech Tuesday—How To Use Universal Audio’s SPL Transient Designer Plug-in To Get A Big Drum Room Sound

Tech Tuesday—How To Use Universal Audio’s SPL Transient Designer Plug-in To Get A Big Drum Room Sound

    This week, Dark Horse Institute Instructor Steve Lamm talks about how to use an SPL Transient Designer to get a Big Drum Room Sound. Getting a great drum sound can make the difference in whether your record sounds like a demo or a professional recording. Micing drums can sometimes come with limitations. What […]

Tech Tuesday—How To Become a Successful Audio Engineer, Producer or Musician

Tech Tuesday—How To Become a Successful Audio Engineer, Producer or Musician

How To Become a Successful Audio Engineer, Producer or Musician. Updated April 29, 2019 In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and former Audio Engineering Instructor at Dark Horse Institute, discusses the fundamentals of starting your career in the music business. So you want to be an audio engineer, musician or music producer? Do you want to […]

Tech Tuesday—Create Killer Sounds Using a Guitar Amp Simulator and Universal Audio Plugins

Tech Tuesday—Create Killer Sounds Using a Guitar Amp Simulator and Universal Audio Plugins

Amp Simulators and UAD Plugins In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, dives into creating the best guitar sounds using an amp simulator and Universal Audio plugins. Think you need a ton of amps and a huge studio to achieve guitar sound greatness? The answer is no. In this […]

Get to Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Matt Sepanic

Get to Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Matt Sepanic

Matt Sepanic may be one of our newer instructors but he’s definitely no less accomplished. He has produced and recorded such bands as Slipknot , Stone Sour, OSI, The Envy Corps, Murderdolls, Roadrunner United, Puscifur, Marilyn Manson, Radio Moscow, Dirty Little Rabbits, Damage Plan,Bonne Finken and countless others. He’s also worked on TV work for […]

5 MORE Free Plugins!

5 MORE Free Plugins!

It’s our favorite blog post, sharing free Pro-Tools plugins with you guys! If you missed our original post a few months back with free plugins here it is: 5 FREE Plugins We Love Now let’s get started with our newest bunch: Blue Cat Audio Plugin Pack II Actually, how about a free plug-in BUNDLE. Blue […]

Your Guide To The Black Friday Plugin Sales

Your Guide To The Black Friday Plugin Sales

It’s the most dangerous time of the year…when all the plugin manufacturers have their big Black Friday sales. So much temptation! The plugin companies get pretty competitive with their sales so if you’ve had your eye on a plugin or two, this is the time to get it. We take no responsibility for your bank […]

Pro Tools Upgrade Special Pricing Ends Dec 31

Pro Tools Upgrade Special Pricing Ends Dec 31

Pro Tools has gone through some substantial changes since Avid took over a few years ago. One of the biggest was Avid’s move towards a subscription program called Avid® All Access. For better or worse, most software programs are going this route: getting rid of stand alone versions of software and moving towards a subscription […]

5 FREE Plugins We Love

5 FREE Plugins We Love

Plugins are essential to taking your Pro Tools or Logic rig to the next level. Stock plugins have come a long way over the years, but there are still ones that will take your mixes to the next level and make your job easier at the same time. Unfortunately, some of those a pretty expensive. […]

Scroll to Top