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Miking the Legendary Leslie Tone Cabinet

“I was walking down 79th Street in Chicago and heard a song that turned out to be Misty by Groove Holmes played on a Hammond B3. I’d never heard an organ sound like that before.  I only knew one blues riff that I could play...
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Vocal Miking Tips

Bill Gibson has spent the last 30 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music. He is well known for his production, performance and teaching. Bill is Developmental Editor for Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing...
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Miking Videos and Podcasts

Interview with Mark Jensen. You’re an IT guy and a voice-over talent, in addition to being the force behind NewMediaGear.com and Studio1A Productions. Can you explain how these inter-relate? I am fascinated with technology....
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Five Techniques for Stereo Miking Drums

Five Techniques for Stereo Miking Drums

By Matt McGlynn A single pair of multipattern condenser microphones can provide at least five distinct overhead drum miking choices with surprisingly different sonic characteristics. To demonstrate these different sounds, we...
Artists

Miking The Tennessee Mass Choir

Shure was invited to be a part of something special tonight.  Students from Fisk University, MTSU, and Tennessee State University make up the 40 piece ensemble that is the Tennessee Mass Choir....
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Miking the Rhythm Section

How do the pros approach live sound reinforcement of the rhythm section? For the answers, we turned to Karen Stackpole, a triple threat Bay Area drummer, sound engineer and writer. Not long ago, she polled a handful of sound pros...
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Beyond the Basics: Drum Miking

Of Mics and Men There’s the conventional. Now what about the advanced? We talked to three drummers whose approaches to drum miking are as different as their musical odysseys. First, Rascal Flatts’ Jim Riley. Next,...
Education

Venue Miking

In the House and on the Road with Paris Lahr He’s the man behind the console at venues ranging from intimate clubs to sports arenas, with an impressive resume that includes pro sound responsibilities for popular venues,...
Education

Common Techniques for Stereo Miking

A Shure Educational Podcast In this episode we discuss common techniques for stereo miking. Spaced pairs, X-Y pairs, and mid-side arrangements are reviewed along with audio samples and illustrations showing setup.
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Stereo Miking Basics

If you want to capture a more natural sound in your recordings, it’s time to learn a few fundamentals of stereo miking. Early on, these techniques were developed to approximate the sound we hear in our own two ears. Stereo...
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How to Mic a Bluegrass Band

How to Mic a Bluegrass Band

Les Banks of the legendary Ryman Auditorium and Cliff Miller, who has handled audio for nearly every major bluegrass act, explain which mics and techniques deliver that pure acoustic sound from the stage to the audience.
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AES 2014 Wrap-Up

A quick recap of our time at the Audio Engineering Society's 137th International Convention, including new products unveiled and the awards scoop.