There are microphone preamps that we use when we need some color or when we need transparency. The new SPL Crescendo 8 channel mic preamp was intentionally created to be as colorless as possible by using an approach that you won’t see in inexpensive mic pres. The preamps in the Crescendo achieve the transparency using…… See More
Music Recording Tips and Gear
Articles specifically dealing with recording, mixing and mastering music - as opposed to voice-over specific recording tips, which can be found in the Voice-Over Recording category.
sE Electronics is proud to announce two new products: the DM1 DYNAMITE, a slim, high-performance inline preamp that provides a consistent +28dB of gain for dynamic or passive ribbon microphones; and the sE7, a new affordable small-diaphragm condenser microphone that is also available as a Matched Stereo Pair. According to sE, “The DM1 DYNAMITE is…… See More
There are a lot of exciting things we can do with audio signals — but level matching usually isn’t on the list. Adjusting the volumes of two or more audio sources so that they have equal volume when comparing them isn’t something that usually gets people’s creative juices flowing. Level matching usually isn’t as simple…… See More
The concept behind the punch in/punch out recording technique is relatively simple. When you have an almost perfect take but there are a couple of wrong notes here or there, why should you re-record the whole thing again when technology allows you to focus on the “offending” passages by starting and stopping the recording right…… See More
iZotope has introduced Vocal Doubler, a freeware vocal doubling effect in VST, VST3, AU, and AAX plugin formats for compatible digital audio workstations on PC and Mac. Vocal Doubler sports a modern-looking user interface with a simple control scheme. While the user interface isn’t resizable, it is large enough for comfortable use on high-resolution screens.…… See More