Will Pugh of Cartel on his not-so-new career as a producer

You might know Will Pugh as the singer, guitarist and primary songwriter for Cartel, a mainstay of the 2000s pop-punk scene along with contemporaries like The Starting Line and Something…

What Happens When You Grow Up Surrounded By Music

  "My dad loved eBay, so there were always eBay instruments coming in the mail." Courtney Hartman, famed guitarist in the bluegrass/folk band Della Mae grew up in Colorado with…

Noise Creators connects musicians with producers

"Producer" is one of the most misunderstood words in the music business. The word means something to different to just about everyone, which is one of the reasons why finding the…

10 Essential Gifts for Musicians and Producers

The holiday season is upon us and if you are a producer, songwriter or musician looking to expand your creative arsenal, we take a look at some great new products…

The best CreativeLive audio classes of 2015

Studio Pass w/ Periphery It took us a long time to get these guys in our studios, but we finally did it! In this installment of "Studio Pass," Adam "Nolly"…

Music & Audio podcast 33: Nick Hipa of Wovenwar

Nick Hipa is one of those rare humans who just makes you feel really good when you talk to him-- one of those guys who makes you feel like the…

Guitar Geeks Unite at First Annual Fretboard Summit

There’s a special kind of energy that happens when you get a bunch of obsessive and impassioned enthusiasts all together in the same place to geek out about their obsessions.…