We speak to Dream Theater recording engineer Jimmy Meslin about his early years working with the band as well as the sessions, recording techniques and gear behind their latest record, Distance Over Time.
From heavy-metal bangers to country twangers to EDM mix wizards, The Hub gets up close and personal with musicians from every significant genre. We ask probing questions about their gear, their inspiration, their strategies in carving out a distinctive sound and style. We skip the fluff in seeking their perspectives about what it takes to launch and sustain a life in music. You’ll find interviews with major recording and performing artists and bands as well as profiles of new, emerging acts. Count on The Hub’s exclusive Artist Interviews for the inspiration and gear intelligence you need to make your own musical aspirations a reality.
The Periphery guitarist discusses his new signature amp, guitars, effects and music in general.
We explore his signature bass amplification rig and the sonic realities of touring massive venues.
Master guitarist Eric Johnson discusses his new signature Fender Thinline Stratocaster®, amps, live and studio setups, effects and his plans for the future.
As a special gift to our friends this month, we’re excited to present an exclusive interview with one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Eddie Van Halen.
We talk to the singer-songwriter about her early years as a musician, challenges getting gigs, the guitar gear she uses and more.
(Ed. Note: In light of the recent passing of legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, we have republished our interview with Geoff, originally conducted around the release of his auto-biography, Here, There and Everywhere.)
World-renowned electronic DJ Laidback Luke goes in-depth on his favorite equipment, how he approaches gigs and his lifelong journey in music.
We recently chatted with Nashville-based recording and touring artist, Szlachetka before his show at Hotel Café in Los Angeles.
We grill this up-and-coming garage psych quartet about their DIY work ethic and obsession with the Mellotron.