Jimmy Byrne

Jimmy Byrne is a music producer, audio engineer, and musician living in Chicago, IL. Under his own company ByrneOut Productions, he has worked with a variety of artists & bands from throughout the US on the overall production and studio recording of their music as well as other audio-related projects. Looking ahead, Jimmy hopes to continue growing his career and company, build professional relationships with musicians and other industry professionals, and somehow leave his mark in this ever-changing industry.

Native Instruments is discontinuing a number of plugins — here’s the full list

After May 31st, a long list of popular products from Native Instruments, and other companies will be discontinued for future purchases and re-installations.

The IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo I/O interface is now available

Just one decade after the release of the original iRig interface, IK Multimedia is back with the newest model, the iRig Pro Duo I/O.

Warm Audio Active and Passive Direct Boxes review

We were given the gracious opportunity by the team at Warm Audio to give its pair of new DI boxes a solid try for ourselves. And boy do they sing.

The Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster is now available for purchase

Fender broke new ground by revealing its new 'Acoustasonic' series of guitars with a Telecaster last year. Now, a new Stratocaster model has been announced.

Heil Sound unveils the new PR37 dynamic vocal microphone

Illinois microphone manufacturers Heil Sound has just announced the Heil Sound PR27 microphone, which is expected to ship in July.

Waves introduces Music Maker Access subscription plugin packages

Waves is the latest company to launch a subscription service for its plugins, with the new Waves Music Maker Access subscription.

NAMM 2020: Barefoot Sound release Footprint02 studio monitors for smaller environments

This past weekend, the monitor giants at Barefoot Sound announced a new Footprint02 studio monitor, delivering Barefoot clarity to home producers.

NAMM 2020: Tonelux introduces JC37 Joe Chiccarelli collaborative microphone

Last year, Tonelux and Joe Chiccarelli announced their efforts to collaborate on a Sony C37 clone at last year's NAMM conference. One year later, it's here.

NAMM 2020: This year’s 2020 TEC Awards winners

If you've been excited aout the 35th annual NAMM TEC awards, here is this years' full list of award recipients and nominees.

Review: Eargasm High-Fidelity Earplugs make hearing protection fun

Before NAMM 2020 started, a start-up company called Eargasm gave away a bunch of earplugs. We hopped on the opportunity to try them out for ourselves.

NAMM 2020: Behringer’s Roland TR-606 clone, the RD-6, is finally here

In the early Saturday hours of NAMM weekend, Behringer decided to pull a mid-week drop with a brand new Behringer RD-6 drum machine.

Hands-On Review: SSL 2 recording interface

We had the opportunity to try out the brand new SSL 2 interface from Solid State Logic at NAMM 2020. It blends portability and crystal clear recording.