“What’s the best mic to use? What’s the closest mic?” – John McBride | #MixTricks
In this episode legendary sound engineer and owner of the world-famous Blackbird Studio, John McBride (Garth Brooks, Martina McBride, Stevie Nicks) shares how he would mic a drum kit in under fifteen minutes.
WATCH: “2000 microphones, 800 tube mics. If John wanted it, we got it.” – Vance Powell | #WhereIWork
In this episode of #WhereIWork, seven-time Grammy Award-winning producer, engineer and mixer Vance Powell (Chris Stapleton, Elle King, The White Stripes) talks about his role in helping build two of the most well-equipped and storied studios in the world - John McBride’s Blackbird and Vance’s own Sputnik.
“Most mastering engineers don’t pay attention to meters or numbers. It’s all about EQ” – Pete Lyman | #MixTricks
In this episode of #MixTricks Grammy-nominated mastering engineer, and owner of Infrasonic Mastering Pete Lyman (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile) speaks about the power of EQ and why it is every mastering engineer’s best friend.
Streaming from Abbey Road to Barbie’s Dreamhouse, courtesy of LISTENTO.
The long awaited arrival of Greta Gerwig’s live action take on Barbie –The Movie is finally upon us. As we celebrate its release, we are thrilled to share the role that Audiomovers has played in bringing the Barbie Dream World to life.
NEWS: LISTENTO plugin now supports the New Expanded Track Widths in Pro Tools 2023.6
Audiomovers LISTENTO Version v2.94 – released 26 June 2023 – boasts support for all of the new Pro Tools channel layouts. The new Pro Tools version 2023.6 offers support for track bus and IO widths greater than 7.1.2 (specifically up to 7.1.6 in Pro Tools Studio and 9.1.6 in Pro Tools Ultimate)
NEWS: Remote Collaboration Software for all Pro Tools users
We are excited to announce that Audiomovers have partnered with Avid on a bundle to bring remote audio collaboration to new and existing Pro Tools users. Whether mixing hip hop or recording orchestral sessions for major motion pictures, Pro Tools and LISTENTO have become essential parts of the audio engineer’s workflow for rapid client feedback. […]
Ahead of launching MIDI streaming and MIDI Time Code generation within LISTENTO, we asked Abbey Road Studios’ Senior Recording Engineer Andrew Dudman for his take on the possibilities of this new technology for running large scale sessions in the iconic Studio One. From working with MIDI synthesizers and sound modules, to managing remote MIDI control […]
Remote Audio Collaboration: How to Maintain Creative Flow
Gain insight into the challenges of remote collaboration and how to overcome them, including tips on communicating effectively, staying focused and organized, and staying motivated and engaged in the creative process.
In the latest episode of #PinchYourself we sit down with number-one-selling songwriter, record producer, and co-founder of LYRE Music, Alina Smith (ITZY, Red Velvet, Fall Out Boy) in her LA home studio.
Using OMNIBUS and LISTENTO for Sharing Immersive Mixes
Over the last few years, there has been an extreme growth in demand for immersive audio content, transforming the way we experience entertainment. In this article we run through how to use OMNIBUS and the Apple Music application, to quickly reference your immersive mixes.
We recently caught up with drummer, producer, mixer and mastering engineer extraordinaire, Sam Brawner, also known as SammyB, at his Blue Dream Studios in Los Angeles. Read to learn how he has utilised LISTENTO to level up his remote collaborations.
LISTENTO for Songwriters | Jack Leonard and Matthew Genovese
Using a combination of Zoom and LISTENTO throughout the creative process, Jack Leonard and Matt Genovese bounce ideas back and forth, collaborating with the same energy and freedom as if they were in the room together.
Remote audio collaboration made possible with LISTENTO
Melbourne-based music producer, recording engineer and Badger's frontman Michael Badger recently spoke to MIXDOWN about collaborating remotely with Belgium-based psych-rockers SONS on their latest record.
Maximizing Quality: Tips for Remote Music Collaboration
By implementing these practical tips, you can maximize the quality of your remote music collaborations, providing your creative partners with an engaging, immersive experience, and high-quality audio experience.
Knowing the history of DAWs is not essential when learning how to use one. Still, it is crucial to understand where the journey began and to recognize the rapid advancements in technology and accessibility over the last fifty-odd years.
The “less is more” approach has never been more appropriate than in our latest episode of #TilYouMakeIt with award-winning mixing engineer Jesse Ray Ernster (known for his work with Doja Cat, UMI, and Burna Boy).
Whether you’re printing a mix to share with a remote collaborator or simply want to test your mix on another set of speakers or device, LISTENTO makes it easy for you to experience high quality audio, with ease and precision.
In today’s fast-paced world, recording audio remotely is often preferable to doing so in-person. However, while most people rely on a DAW to record, edit and process audio on their computers, this doesn’t allow them to collaboratively stream and receive high quality audio in real-time.
Full Panel Round-Up | Is Remote Collaboration The Future of Music Production? | AES Convention 2022
For those who may have missed our panel at the AES Convention in New York, fear not. We've compiled our highlights from the discussion, including quotes from our panelists, along with the concluding points from each panelist.
The LISTENTO plugin and mobile app is the best way to stream lossless, studio-quality audio from any DAW to your Android device without having to transfer files or bounce out tracks. Here’s how you do it.
In 1968, the introduction of eight-track recording and increasing sonic experimentation by The Beatles and other groundbreaking artists meant that the capabilities of Abbey Road Studios’ REDD.37 and REDD.51 consoles were being stretched. This called for a new desk. The name of the console was TG12345, with the TG being an acronym for The Gramophone Company.
We caught up with songwriter and producer Jack Leonard (UNKLE, Baby Queen, Foxes) and Matthew Genovese to uncover their process for tracking guitars remotely using a combination of Zoom and Audiomovers’ LISTENTO.
LYRE MUSIC on collaborating remotely with songwriters and producers
K-pop songwriter, 1/2 of ‘LYRE MUSIC GROUP’ and record producer Alina Smith outlines how she collaborates with other songwriters and producers across the world using a combination of Zoom and the LISTENTO plugin.
Here’s the complete setup for conducting real-time, online music lessons with LISTENTO. This workflow will allow you to share your knowledge with students worldwide in high quality, regardless of what you teach.
Sugarman’s Lesson Lounge: Dan Sugarman on teaching and collaborating remotely
Shreducator and lead guitarist of heavy metal quintet Ice Nine Kills discusses working remotely with multi-platinum, grammy nominated producer Matt Squire to bring their album-closing track Farewell II Flesh to life and how he continues to use LISTENTO to run virtual guitar lessons.
How the legendary super-duo Jam & Lewis finally created their debut solo album
With a 35-year legacy built on writing and producing some of the biggest ’80s hits and kickstarting the career of Janet Jackson, ex-members of The Time, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis discuss their exploration of new sounds and technologies for the creation of what is incredibly their debut album ‘Jam & Lewis: Volume One’.
How we remotely mixed YA’BOYZ – ‘Stomp Your Boots’
Grammy Award-winning recording and mixing engineer Ariel Borujow (Mac Miller, T.I, Kanye West) and songwriter/producer Nick Zinnanti give us a step-by-step breakdown of their remote mix for country-duo YA’BOYZ debut single ‘Stomp Your Boots’.
‘Diamond In The Desert’: creating a world with Audiomovers’ LISTENTO
With their professional relationship spanning over ten years, Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer, mixer, and engineer Nico Stadi and singer-songwriter Sidibe tell the story of how they created the ‘Diamond In Desert’ EP remotely, whilst she was in the desert and he was in LA.
How Nashville’s hitmakers are playing together and running virtual songwriting sessions
LISTENTO became a necessity for Nashville based songwriters during the pandemic. But how are they continuing to use the software for world-wide co-writes that were previously impossible? Find out here.
As well as existing as a pair of plugins for use within the DAW, LISTENTO is available as a desktop app for Mac and PC. The app has a number of advantages over the plugin, which we will run through here.
How to stream audio from any DAW with the LISTENTO plugin
At the core of Audiomovers is LISTENTO. LISTENTO comes as a set of plugins — LISTENTO and Listento Receiver — as well as mobile apps for iOS and Android, and a desktop app, allowing you to stream and receive record-quality audio within the DAW for the first time.