Audio & music gear feature articles
- 05/23/17Getting started
Recording drums — Panning - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 34
Last installment of our brief detour from the recording drums articles. Should you think about the drums from the listener's or the drummer's perspective? Keep on reading to find the answer...
- 05/14/17Getting started
Recording drums - A matter of perspective - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 33
Today I'd like to discuss with you something that goes beyond drums recording strictly speaking. Actually, what we'll see has probably more to do with the mixdown stage, but I think it's nevertheless useful to discuss it here, too: panorama. In other words: should you think about the drums from the listener's or the drummer's perspective?
- 05/09/17Getting started
Recording drums — First rough mix - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 32
This time I invite you to review the current state of your drums recordings. And I'll begin with a consideration that goes beyond the instrument at hand...
- 05/02/17Getting started
Recording the snare and kick at the same time - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 31
In this new installment dedicated to drums recording I will reveal a technique that will allow you to spare one mic and one track when close miking the kick and snare.
- 04/25/17Getting started
Recording drums — Kick drum mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 30
Last installment dedicated to the kick drum from the chapter on recording drums. Up to now we have been focusing exclusively on our own audio clips, but I'm well aware that not everybody has access to the same mics we did at the studio where we tracked the drums. That's why today I intend to review the different alternatives available to close m...
Best of Musikmesse 2017 - The Top 10 of Musikmesse 2017
The Musikmesse 2017 in Frankfurt ended last week and it was a good occasion for the Audiofanzine team to try out new gear.
- 04/12/17Getting started
Recording drums — Aligning the kick drum tracks - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 29
Second kick drum installment from the chapter dedicated to recording drums.
- 04/04/17Getting started
Recording drums — The kick drum (Part 1) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 28
After having looked at the snare drum, we will focus today on how to close mic a kick drum.
- 03/29/17Getting started
Recording drums — The snare drum (Part 2) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 27
In the previous episode we saw the ABC of close miking a snare drum. Today we'll take it a step further...
- 03/14/17Getting started
Last advice on automation - Part 2 - A guide to mixing music - Part 120
Today I'll give you some final recommendations regarding automation.