Sound Techniques feature articles
- 03/18/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Pseudo-stereo - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 68
Today I will show you a nifty trick derived from the previous installment which will allow you to get an quasi-stereo electric guitar sound with two mono takes.
Power to the Music - Talking music production with renowned producer, engineer and mixer Bob Power
Whether it's producing, tracking, mixing or mastering—Bob Power has done it. He's been around long enough to have seen the changeover from analog to digital, the demise of the record industry, the rise of the internet—you name it. He made his mark in the business with his engineering and mixing of the influential hip-hop group A Tribe Called Que...
- 03/05/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Combining several mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 67
In this installment we'll see in which cases it might be useful to record your guitar amp with several mics.
- 02/26/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - In practice - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 66
This week we retake the recording of electric guitar with the installment you've all been waiting for: the recording itself!
- 02/21/18Getting started
Off track - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 65
Today's article is somewhat special but serves to illustrate perfectly the advantages of splicing into episodes this sort of series.
- 02/12/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Prerequisites (Part 2) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 64
Second installment of the chapter dedicated to recording electric guitar. Today we'll discuss a small accessory that many guitar players are fond of to see how it impacts the sound and how you can make the best of it.
- 01/30/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Prerequisites (Part 1) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 63
This week we'll start a new construction site dedicated to recording electric guitar. This chapter will have a lot in common with that of the bass – some of you might even think that certain passages seem like I'm only repeating myself. But in my defense I must say that that's one of the basic pillars of learning: repeating what you learn until ...
- 01/24/18Getting started
Getting to know your gear - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 62
Following the previous article, I think it's appropriate to discuss a crucial topic when you want to take recording seriously: the knowledge of the tools at your disposal. That's why today I will show you a method that will help you understand better the characteristics of your recording gear. This, in turn, ought to make your life easier when i...
- 01/15/18Getting started
Talking mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 61
A series like this wouldn't be complete if it didn't have an article dedicated exclusively to the recording tool by excellence: the microphone. For a change, I'll start today with some theory and then go on to close with a practical example.
- 01/11/18Getting started
Doing away with the complexes - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 60
This week I will digress a bit to reflect upon recorded music and demystify it all a bit...