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Unlocking The Truth are a  young metal band from Brooklyn NY. “How young”; you ask? They were the youngest band to play at Cochella in 2014, and the 2014 Vans Warp tour. They have opened for everyone from Queens of the Stone Age to Motorhead. Malcolm and Jarred, the founding members, met at a birthday party in 2005 and later recruited school buddy Alec Atkins and taught him to play bass.  They started playing around…

In my travels I’ve learned a lot about IEMs and sound devices of all kinds. But I have to admit I was always a little confused about the pros and cons of Balanced Armature vs Dynamic Speakers, and I know I’m not alone. In the world of IEMs there is a healthy debate and in the overall world of headphones the debate really rages. Lucky for us at UE University we got a chance to…

In a previous installment of UE University we talked about the fantastic Sound Guard that UE debuted at NAMM this year. We spoke with Engineer Joe Saggio on some of the more technical sides of Sound Guard. Hey Joe, thanks for taking some time to chat with us. Can you tell us about what Ultimate Ears Sound Guard does? Sound Guard provides 2 functions. (1) Audio Signal Buffering (2) Audio Spike attenuation. What do those…

Kenn: Dave I wanted to talk to you about mixing with in-ears. Dave: A lot of people have the misconception that when they’re engineering or mixing that they have to have speakers that sound good. The way your speakers sound is pretty much irrelevant. What you want, is your speakers to tell you what your song needs. What the production needs. For example, you want your speakers to yell at you, “Hey legend boy, these…

First a disclaimer, the information provided below is intended for clients of UE Pro who have had their ears inspected, had impressions made and now want to maintain healthy ear canal. This is NOT for everyone – especially if they don’t know what is in their ear canal. To get a sense of how your ears are doing you need to visit an audiologist near you. Having said that, for the UE Pro client who…

VP & General Manager of UE, Philippe Depallens and Director of Sales, Mike Dias did a Reddit AMA recently. In case you missed it, we pulled all the juicy bits and have them below for your reading pleasure. veni_vidi_vale Thanks for doing this. For folks looking at buying CIEMs, what differentiates you from the other choices out there? UltimateEarsPro[S] Simply put: our turnaround time and customer service. By using digital technology, we’ve made significant progress…

ChurchTechArts is a terrific blog that is dedicated to advancing the cause of the local church tech. Showcasing the length and breadth of live production in the church, they cover sound, lighting, video, presentation, leadership, training and staying healthy. They also have done some great reviews of UE PRO VRM, a tour of the UE Factory and a fantastic tutorial on mixing with IEMs. We were lucky enough to sit down with Mike Sessler, the…

We sat down with Thomas Müeller of Acoustix & Don’t Lose the Music in New Zealand and had a very indepth chat about SPL (sound pressure level) reduction in regards to  UE PROs and how that pertained to drummers specifically. First let me give you a little background. Thomas established Acoustix Hearing Technologies in 2004 and from there has used his expertise to setup ‘Don’t Lose The Music’ an initiative to encourage use of good…

We recently caught up with Pasi Hara and had the chance to talk about what he’s using out on the System of a Down tour, about how he broke into the business and about how to be a better monitor engineer in general. Here’s a quick excerpt. Hi Pasi – thank you for taking the time to talk with us. Who are you out with currently and what are your daily responsibilities? My pleasure, I…

AN INTERVIEW WITH JIM FEENEY Jim Feeney is the Monitor Engineer and Tour Manager for CSS, the first South American band to be signed to Sub Pop Records. We had the chance to catch up with Jim and ask him a a few audio-related questions. Hi Jim, thank you for taking time out of your day to talk with us. I know how busy you are (especially since you’re wearing the TM hat as well)…