Audio & music gear feature articles
- 09/12/17Getting started
Recording drums — Last advice - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 46
In this last article dedicated to recording drums, I will give you three advice that ought to make your life easier when tracking drums.
- 09/05/17Getting started
Buyer's guide to monitor speakers - Setting up your home studio – Part 6
So far we have focused on the room that will accommodate your home studio, its soundproofing and acoustics. The time has come to start thinking about everything that will go inside. Let's begin with the one thing you can't do without: a monitoring system.
- 08/30/17Getting started
Recording drums — Rough mix possibilities - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 45
In today's episode, we are going to make an assessment of the drum tracks we have exploring different rough mix possibilities. You will see that alone by playing with the volume faders of the tracks we've recorded you can get a wide array of sonic landscapes, without the need of any processing.
- 08/23/17Getting started
Recording drums — The importance of the musician - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 44
Today I invite you to discuss a somewhat particular topic in this chapter dedicated to recording drums.
- 08/08/17Getting started
Recording drums — Layering in practice - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 43
Having seen the theory, the time has come to put the layering technique into practice and see what we can get with what we've recorded so far.
- 08/03/17Getting started
Recording drums — Tools for layering - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 42
Now that you know what is layering good for, today I'll show you how to put it into practice.
- 07/31/17Getting started
Recording drums — Layering - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 41
This week we'll take yet another brief detour from recording in itself to discuss layering. While this production technique is usually reserved to the mixing stage, I nevertheless decided to talk about it here because your layering work can be simplified a lot if you have it in mind before recording anything.
- 07/23/17Getting started
Recording drums — Stereo Room (Part 4) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 40
Today's article will be the last one dedicated to the Stereo Room recordings. This time we'll discuss more convoluted techniques.
- 07/16/17Getting started
Recording drums — Stereo Room (Part 3) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 39
In this episode we will look into a new method to record the Stereo Room tracks, as well as one of its numerous variants, which, in my opinion, is particularly interesting.
- 07/04/17Getting started
Recording drums — Stereo Room (Part 2) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 38
Second installment on the Stereo Room tracks within the chapter dedicated to recording drums. After having looked into the whys, today we'll discuss the hows of recording the Stereo Room mics.