Understanding certain things about sound frequencies can really help us in the home studio. Psycho-acoustics is the effect that sound has on our psyche, mood, etc. Here is a really interesting article about certain sounds that make us cringe, sometimes just by think about them. This particular sound actually causes a physical change, for me…… 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.
In the never-ending quest for home studio awesomeness, here is a cool article on recording in stereo. The results can be incredibly cool, but it isn’t as simple as it may appear. The constant threat when recording using multiple microphones is the weirdness (usually not the good kind) that can happen when the same sound…… See More
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So much of capturing sound in our home studio recording efforts comes down to time. We get close to the microphone perhaps to help reduce room sound, trying to win the race against the reflected versions of our voices that have bounced off the walls. Maybe we make a copy in our multi-track software of…… See More