Compressors tend to be a little daunting to learn to begin with, as there’s a lot they can do. Couple that with the fact that almost every software brand has its own compressor series and you’ve got an overwhelming number of options. The MJUC “Vari-Tube” Compressor by Klanghelm is actually 3 compressors — the first…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "recording tips and techniques" because they are about things aimed at helping you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio. We know that it is possible to record professional quality audio at home, using your computer, some inexpensive (and in some cases - free) software, and some equipment like microphones and audio interface units - all of which cost much less than you might think.
Home recording technology has become so advanced in the past few years, while simultaneously becoming more affordable. You can do things in a very affordable home studio today that I could only dream of doing when I first started.
Recording electric guitar and bass can be one of the more straightforward tasks in the studio. However, there are still a number of considerations to be taken into account. Let’s take a brief look at the process of capturing those instruments. Basically, there are two ways to approach recording an electric guitar or bass performance—you…… See More
Weapon sounds are some of the most commonly used sound effects in AAA games and major Hollywood films. However, authentic weapon sounds can be one of the most challenging categories of sound effects to capture or create. Weaponiser is the only all-in-one solution for weapon sound design; providing a powerful and efficient workflow, a comprehensive…… See More
Ah, reverb, the sound of space — the extra special magic that takes a sound and creates a universe around it. But how do you get that perfect extra special magical magic that takes the listener’s breath away? Here, I’m just going to focus on the star of the show: vocals. Reverb is quintessentially tied…… See More
One of the most important devices in your studio setup is the interface between the real recording world and your virtual one. Here are six of the best interfaces we’ve looked at recently. iD4 may be small but Audient have taken care to ensure the sound quality is still excellent. It is buss powered making…… See More