Any audio enthusiast we know builds anxiety when talking about metering and reference levels. It’s a topic that brings them to their feet, while some do fear it, it is still an essential tool for mixing. Yes, it’s not as glamorous as other topics but there is a reason for all those meters staying with…… 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.
Equalization is really a very straightforward process. We really only use an EQ to correct a sound or to make our sound more creative. People tend to look for things that aren’t there, which makes the process more difficult than it actually is. Instead of looking for excuses to reach for an EQ, look for…… See More
Compression is one of the most misunderstood effects in audio recording. And though it is a very useful tool, you can easily harm your recordings with it if you’re not careful. So you really should know what an audio compressor is, and what it does. What Does Compression Mean? In audio recording, “compression” means –…… See More
There are so many challenges in a recording session and finding the perfect mic probably tops the list. Engineer’s who don’t have assistants would usually run back and forth to the control and live room to get the perfect mic position. Jon and Mike Russo at DynaMount have come to the rescue by developing a…… See More
Here is the continuation of a segment from Audio Fanzine on recording bass guitar. You can get the perfect recording by mixing and several tracks to get the sound that you need. For example, you might like the definition of the DI take but you wish it had more “fatness.” Or if you want to…… See More