Kick drum is one of the most difficult instruments to record. It has the lowest of the lows, a thick midrange, and often, a bitey top end. How many times have you put up a microphone to find that your recording sounds nothing at all like the sound you’re hearing in the room? Not only
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Fix Your Mix With a Room Mic
The sound of the room can often be the missing glue that joins all of the instruments on a recording together. Whether a small room, large room, dry room, or reverberant room, every room has its own sound. The sound of any room can be used in interesting ways to add depth and dimension to
Recording the Perfect Tone. Any amp. Any time.
Using a condenser on an amplifier is the best way to truly make your electric guitar tracks feel dynamic and lifelike. Capturing all the nuances of the attack, sustain, and tonalities, a condenser mic can transform even the smallest of amplifiers into larger than life monsters of sound. Whether you want the extra weight and
The Ultimate Showdown: TUBE vs FET Mics
When in the studio, the engineer or producer is often considered to be the “5th member” of the band. The tools you choose and the techniques you employ can infuse the recording with a rich spectrum of colors and textures. As the source audio passes through the signal chain, there are many stages at which