Written by Davida Rochman on May 29, 2015 under MOTIV
Shure sent one of its new MOTIV iOS digital mics to school at The Second City’s Training Center in Chicago. In this article, two instructors tell us how the MV51 fared in class.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 20, 2015 under LiveMicrophonesStudio
Mic directionality can be classified in three distinct types: omnidirectional, unidirectional, and bi-directional. Within these categories, there are a number of different directional patterns known as polar-patterns; the most commonly known types are cardioid and supercardioid. For a large number of common applications, these will get you pretty far – but what if your requirements are a little more specific?
Written by Davida Rochman on May 20, 2015 under News
The newest release of our Wireless Workbench software features the most robust set of updates ever. User Experience Designer Sam Drazin explains the highlights.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 18, 2015 under LiveWireless Systems
We’ve all been there; you turn up for the show, you set up, you’re ready for sound check, and then it hits you – that sinking feeling after the wireless system cuts out. But there are some simple steps to troubleshoot wireless dropouts.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 14, 2015 under Studio
Part six in our series about how to record drums. To finish our drum recording tuition, Jay walks trough the process of bringing an entire kit together.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 13, 2015 under LiveMicrophonesWireless Systems
In the audio world, few debates raise blood pressure levels more than the analogue vs digital question. The world of wireless microphones is no exception.
Written by Ryan Smith on May 13, 2015 under Live
After years of watching artists and engineers work together, Ryan Smith began collecting their thoughts on the nature of their relationship, beginning with their ideal version of it.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 12, 2015 under Studio
In any recording where multiple microphones are used to capture a single sound source, the phase relationship between each microphone is critical. This post looks at this important factors in bringing a drum kit recording together.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 11, 2015 under LiveWireless Systems
Recently, Ofcom approved plans for white space devices to share radio spectrum with digital TV and wireless microphones. Although we knew it was coming, the decision comes as a considerable blow as we face the prospect of unlicensed wireless devices operating in close proximity to wireless microphone and in-ear monitor systems.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 8, 2015 under Studio
Part 4 of our drum recording series focuses on compression. Compression is the most misunderstood, but also incredibly powerful tools at our disposal.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 5, 2015 under LiveWireless Systems
Wireless microphones are essential to the modern production values we’re all accustomed too. And while wireless systems have freed performers from the shackles of cables, they’ve also presented an entirely different set of challenges to the engineer.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 1, 2015 under Studio
For part 2 of this drum recording series, we’re looking at mixing. Our guest engineer, Jay Stapley, guides you through this process.
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