Andy Sneap interview
March 1, 2016

We talk to producer Andy Sneap about mastering with iZotope’s Ozone 7

Back in 2012, we spoke to Producer/Engineer Andy Sneap about why he loves using iZotope’s Ozone 5 mastering software. Over three years later, and now in its seventh version, Ozone remains a concrete part of the Grammy winner’s set-up so we caught up with Andy to see how he’s getting on with the latest features in the critically acclaimed software. And of course, we couldn’t speak to him without mentioning…

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September 30, 2015

What’s new in iZotope Ozone 7

iZotope has announced the imminent release of the latest incarnation of the last word in mastering software…Ozone 7 is coming. If you are wondering how the software that Music Tech magazine called “the greatest software mastering system money can buy” can be improved upon, read on for just a taste of what’s to come.

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October 7, 2014

Roni Size talks to us about using Rob Papen synths, Spectrasonics and iZotope

Bristol based DJ and producer Roni Size has a long list of achievements under his belt, from collaborating with a vast list of big name artists to winning the Mercury prize. His career spans decades and recently he released his first studio album in six years, along with his ever growing record label ‘Mansion Sounds’ and a run of live dates its safe to say that Size is back. We…

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February 11, 2014

iZotope Masters Q&A Series Part 3: Dave Whitehead

For the third instalment in their interesting Masters Q&A series, iZotope talk to The Hobbit sound designer Dave Whitehead whose credits also include The Lord of The Rings Trilogy and Elysium as part of his role within the award-winning audio team at New Zealand’s Park Road Post Production. Amongst Dave’s essential arsenal of audio tools you’ll find iZotope’s RX 3 audio repair and restoration plugin, Ozone 5 Mastering Suite, Trash…

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February 28, 2013

Grammy award winning iZotope user Skrillex shares his production secrets

Electronic music producer Skrillex has come a very long way since he posted his debut EP My Name Is Skrillex for free on his Myspace page in 2010. Three years and six Grammy awards later and Sonny Moore, aka Skrillex has become one of, if not the hottest property in dance music today. With remixes under his belt for Lady Gaga, La Roux and Bruno Mars to name but a…

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December 6, 2012

Producer/Engineer Andy Sneap on using Ozone 5 and recording with Toontrack

Until recently, I only really knew Andy Sneap as the crazed-looking bloke on the cover of the Toontrack Metal Machine EZX. Then, during a visit to Sweden for Toontrack’s Metal Month launch a few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to meet the man himself. We got talking during an epic game of bowling with the Toontrack team (Andy came last by the way (sorry Andy, couldn’t resist)) – and…

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