Written by Thomas Banks on November 8, 2016 under News
Got a MOTIV microphone? The ShurePlus MOTIV app can help you do more with it. Check out version 2.0, which offers new editing capabilities and a streamlined interface.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 23, 2015 under Education
The best recording studio might be one that you can fit in your pocket. Here’s a look at everything you can do with digital recording solutions designed for your favorite mobile devices.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on September 14, 2015 under Events
This 60-minute free webinar offers tips and tricks for capturing high-quality audio when recording with your mobile device, whether you’re podcasting, writing songs, or making videos.
Written by Davida Rochman on July 10, 2015 under Education
Key Chang, FOH engineer for bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent, shares the “reel-life” challenges of shooting a live concert DVD with a cast of thousands.
Written by Davida Rochman on October 30, 2014 under Education
Sometimes the recording studio is a rig that fits into the backpacks of two tourists bound for Europe. In this post, mobile recording engineer Adam Lansky offers tips for recording success anywhere: on the road, in the moment, and across the pond.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 9, 2014 under Education
Dean Miles targets the one-person-camera operator and explains the importance of recording sound elements to create a soundscape that complements the visual imagery of your project.
Written by Davida Rochman on May 15, 2014 under Education
In this post, we’re going to turn the spotlight on an essential instrument in the horn section: the saxophone. To help us do it, we’ve turned to a trio of pros: ADAM HILL from Memphis’s legendary Ardent Studios (where everyone from Big Star to the Staples Singers and Isaac Hayes has recorded), FOH Engineer FRANK […]
Written by Davida Rochman on February 4, 2013 under Education
Contributor: Bobby Owsinski While you often see microphone techniques discussed for specific applications, another approach is to learn some general principles that you can apply to any situation. Before we can get into that though, we have to choose the proper mic first. Lynda.com’s Bobby Owsinski, author of the site’s online video series Audio Recording […]
Written by Davida Rochman on February 15, 2012 under Education
It wasn’t that long ago – maybe 15 or 20 years at most –when a quality studio incorporating all of the technologies that have revolutionized recorded music over the decades would have cost tens of thousands of dollars. But now, anyone can produce a good quality recording on a simple home computer with a few […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 8, 2010 under Education
Not that long ago, DIY videos were pretty much the domain of proud parents capturing the highlights of a family vacation or birthday party. Technology and social media changed all that and today, over 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every day. Let’s say you’re ready to join the revolution. You already have […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 9, 2009 under Education
The Foo Fighters first album. Stand-up Mark Maron’s twice-weekly WTF podcast. What they have in common is technology that makes it possible for artists to launch their careers by creating professional recordings in a bedroom, basement, garage or hotel room. They did it and so can you. Whether your sights are set on going platinum […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 15, 2005 under Education
Getting the sound you’re after can have a lot to do with the microphones you use and where you place them. This post offers some practical starting points – instrument by instrument.
Written by Davida Rochman on May 23, 2017 under Education
With a growing legion of accordion players appearing with mainstream acts like Arcade Fire, The E Street Band, and Mumford & Sons, we offer instruction and sound samples for eight accordion miking techniques.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on May 18, 2017 under Education
So your band has a solid set and is ready to go from playing friends’ parties for free to paid gigs? From researching venues to making a press kit, the tips in this post will help you make the jump.
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