Headphone mix for the singer - Part 4 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 99
In this fourth part you'll learn how to fine-tune the cue mix for the singer by improving the ordinary in no time.
Arturia AudioFuse 8PRE audio interface review - Love & 8
Just over two years ago, French manufacturer Arturia first stepped into the world of audio interfaces. More recently at NAMM 2019, the Grenoble-based company announced two new models, one of which the AudioFuse 8Pre. Has it been a successful addition to the line?
Antelope Discrete 4 Synergy Core review - When Antelope goes for greater Synergy
About a year and a half ago, Antelope released the Discrete, a new range of Thunderbolt & USB interfaces including discrete preamps, their famous FPGA module as well as the stack of audio effects that would usually come with it. Now back in June 2019, Antelope releases a new version of its Discrete 4, this time providing dual DSP chips in …
Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sales at Sweetwater - Everyday is Black Friday this week at Sweetwater
Fort Wayne-based retailer Sweetwater is launching a giant week-long Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale. As partners, we are listing the best offers you’ll get online on music instruments and audio gear during this special week. Offers are sorted by categories so you’ll easily find what you’re looking to spend your hard-earned money for.
Synthetic scales from tetrachords of altered modes - Pa… - Harmony Basics - Part 67
Last time we started exploring the tetrachords of the altered modes in general and the synthetic scales created from the tetrachords of the melodic minor scale in particular. You saw that apart from the tetrachords of the natural modes, altered modes provide a whole new range of "building bricks": the diminished, harmonic, Lydian #2 and minor #4 t…
Headphone mix for the singer - Part 3 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 98
After the brief detour last week to discuss a less conventional way to handle the cue mix, today we'll go back to the more traditional way, that is the use of a good ol' pair of headphones. We'll discuss a method that will allow you to provide the singer a perfect cue mix while at the same time help you set the recording levels.
Synthetic scales from tetrachords of altered modes - Pa… - Harmony Basics - Part 66
After having reviewed in our last article the synthetic scales resulting from the taking apart of natural modes and the redistribution of their tetrachords, let's see what you get when you do the same with altered modes.
Headphone mix for the singer - Part 2 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 97
Last week I mentioned the preposterous idea of using a speaker instead of headphones to send the cue mix to the singer. This obviously entails the mic picking up a lot of bleed, however as I implied back then, you can minimize this horrible crosstalk to make it acceptable. Lets see how...!
Synthetic scales from natural modes - Harmony Basics - Part 65
In the previous article I introduced synthetic scales, which made us dig up an element of scales and modes which we had already touched upon before: tetrachords. So before we move on I think it's important to highlight the interest of splitting scales and modes into tetrachords and then put them back together.
Headphone mix for the singer - Part 1 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 96
Today's article could've been easily included in the previous section because we are once again dealing with the comfort of the singer. However, I decided to make it part of a new, much larger section dedicated to the handling of headphone mixes when recording vocals. Let's go!