Mathias Roska is a berlin based award winning producer, arranger and touring musician. He is a Grammy- and 4 times Echo award winner and worked with artists like Andreas Gabalier, Nik P, DJ Ötzi and more. He started to play guitar as a little boy and wanted to be a musician since his childhood. At the age of 16 he was already able to make a living out of playing music in different clubs in Berlin. In 1988 he founded together with 2 colleagues the Octagon studio in Berlin, where he recorded local bands and had learned a lot about recording and mixing. In 1998 he founded his own studio and since 2009 he has his studio in the Berlin Mitte Studio complex, which is located in the legendary Hansa Studios Berlin.
If you don’t own an Apogee mic there is another approach you can take that has shocked everyone we’ve shared it with. This method works best using a pair of headphones, an audio interface like Apogee Groove and a truly impressive AI application called Krisp.
“it’s the best converter I’ve ever used”
“I’m really blown away with how great my new Symphony MK II system is”
“I’m loving the FX bundle, and the Pultecs feel exactly like my hardware.”
Karin Park is a singer, songwriter, and producer based in Leksand, Sweden, and has a particular intrigue with Apogee Ensemble. With vast experience as a producer and artist, Karin has extensive knowledge with recording equipment and what she likes in an audio interface. Karin takes us through her church turned studio Djura Missionshus, in this Artist Q & A.
“The pitch component in the reverb is probably my favorite feature – I’d been chasing a sound, since before I sat with Bob and he then inspired in me, and Domain put me right there”
Yu Siyuan, better known for his stage name WhyBeatZ, is a professional DJ/Music Producer from China who was been a force in the music industry for 10 years. Get a glimpse inside the world of WhyBeatZ as we dive a little deeper into his story.
If you’re struggling to make your music recording, podcast or livestream stand out from the crowd with a present and punchy sound, you may have heard that “compression” will help you achieve your results. Apogee Hype Mic’s built in compression does just that. We’ve tried 10 ways to Sunday to describe compression – it’s “the reduction of dynamic range”, it’s “squeezing the audio”, it’s the “polish you hear on the radio” – but in the end, the best way to understand compression is to hear it in action.
Bob has considerable experience with the original hardware Pultec EQP-1A Program EQ and the most popular plugin emulations including Apogee’s Pultec EQP-1A, the only emulation officially endorsed by the manufacturer of Pultec hardware products, Pulse Techniques. Here’s his detailed and insightful analysis of Apogee’s plugin.