October 17, 2018

What exactly is an expander on a channel strip or within a gate?

Most of us in the field of audio and its many facets, whether it be as a professional or amateur, have experience using a noise-gate. Where there is a noise-gate, there is usually an “Expander.” What even...

February 24, 2018

Engineering for a talented, successful, artistic band is the coveted job for most audio engineers. The audio engineers that don’t like recording bands either don't have the patience for all of the set up or would prefer not to deal with a lead guitarist who has to spen...

January 11, 2018

Brett Favre, in partnership with KMG Media, announced today the premiere of the documentary "Shocked: A Hidden Factor in the Sports Concussion Crisis."

January 9, 2018

We're doing a new series here called "The Plug" where some of our guys give their favorite digital effects. The great part about this is...

January 6, 2018

In 2018, Ableton is releasing Ableton Live 10: the first large-scale update to their software franchise since 2013.  We're excited to say the least, but among the most excited is our resident physicist/Ableton-Beta-Tester Cory Goldsmith.

November 10, 2017

Over the years I have studied the works of great film composers such as Danny Elfman, James Horner, Thomas Newman and more. I find that a lot of my inspiration to create any genre of music stems from film music and the emotions it pulls out of me. Modern film composers...

October 23, 2017

Searching through a long list of plug-ins for that special compressor to use? With a bevy of dynamic processors staring you down, it can be hard to make a decision. Manufacturers these days put a lot of emphasis into making their plug-ins look good. And I'll be honest,...

October 10, 2017

This week's edition of Featured Gear is about a favorite: the Leslie Loudspeaker. The Loudspeaker is useable by electric or electronic instruments and combines an amplifier and loudspeaker that rotates to change the sound. The effect that is created is known as the "ch...

October 10, 2017

KMGLife Inc. is happy to announce the arrival of the SSL Duality console! On Monday the KMG Team loaded it in and set it up in Studio A. Ain't she a beauty?!

KMG Academy s‍tudents and staff alike are looking forward to getting their hands on this board and also tracking...

October 8, 2017

 From Channel 7 News in Denver, c‍heck out a sneak peak of the big session at KMGLife Inc. last weekend! The KMG crew and a host of local musicians came out to re-record the famous track "We Are The World" in a massive joint effort to raise money for the families and v...

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