In this day and age (specifically October 27th, Digital Age I guess:)), if you want to sell the audio you produce on your home recording studio, it is a pretty good…no scratch that…a VERY good (as in mandatory really) to make those recordings available on iTunes. If you sell CDs, as in actual hard-product disk-in-a-case…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "Tips and Techniques" to help you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio.
Some folks say they are the same thing, reverb and delay (or echo). I don’t. The thing we call reverb for use in a home recording studio is really 2 things. The first is like an echo, yes. That is you hear a repeat of the original sound at some point after the original reaches…… See More
Oh don’t get me started on this topic. OK, I started it…fair enough. Let’s just say this is one of those things that is oft-talked about and rarely done, or at least rarely done “correctly.” I think there is a fair bit of “naked emperor” around this topic, but that’s likely to start a firefight. …… See More
Here is an article about mixing, typically a topic more associated with music recording than voice over recording, but a fundamental topic in audio recording if you’re doing music. However, understanding how to mix and generally play around in multitrack recording software can still be important for certain kinds of voice over jobs. For instance,…… See More
Here’s an article about recording vocals, talking about things like how close you should get to the mic. It also talks about proximity efffect and how it can be a problem as well as a blessing. Personally when recording for voice over jobs, I like to use proximity effect (which basically says that you get…… See More