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
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.
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
Studio One from PreSonus is the latest version of the company’s powerful DAW that is important in many studios and production setups. There’s a short video from the course Studio One 4 101: Quick Start Guide, expert producer Joshua Carney guides you through the process of creating a new song from scratch. When you choose…… See More