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How To Get The Most From Your Vocal Microphone

How To Get The Most From Your Vocal Microphone

Posted by in Recording on 14. Mar, 2016 | 1 Comment

Did you know that your position will make a bigger difference than the choice of microphone used in getting professional results? The importance of positioning yourself to the microphone is too often overlooked. It may seem obvious, but most don’t understand just how enormous of a difference your position will make for your voice. It isn’t just how […]

Choosing Snare Microphones

Choosing Snare Microphones

Posted by in Recording on 10. Mar, 2016 | 1 Comment

  Part of a series on getting a professional snare without samples in the mix. The professional standard top microphone is the Shure SM57. You can’t go wrong with this mic! If you’re unsure—or don’t have much time—the Shure SM57 should probably be your go-to microphone for most of your recording services. It’s insanely affordable too, […]

Master Pro Snare Drum Microphone Placement!

Master Pro Snare Drum Microphone Placement!

Posted by in Recording, Ssh! on 09. Mar, 2016 | 2 Comments

  Part of a series on getting a professional snare without samples during mixing.   If you’re recording your own drums, or recording as a service… Every part of the snare drum produces sound—including the side shell. It’s important to know which parts you want to record. In my humble opinion, you should record all of them […]

Learn To Tune A Snare Drum Like A Pro!

Learn To Tune A Snare Drum Like A Pro!

Posted by in Recording on 07. Mar, 2016 | 1 Comment

  Part of a series on getting a professional snare without samples while mixing. It’s no secret that how you tune a drum hugely effects the sound. I can’t tell you how tight or loose to tune this drum, since that depends entirely on the style of music, and your personal preference. However, I might be able to help […]

Mix Professional Snare Sounds Without Samples!

Mix Professional Snare Sounds Without Samples!

Posted by in Mixing, Recording, Ssh! on 04. Mar, 2016 | 1 Comment

This is an introduction to a series on getting a professional snare sound without using samples in the mix. If you have ever recorded real drums, you probably noticed that they didn’t sound as big, clear, professional and mastered as the drums on some of your favorite records. The snare is usually the most lacking when recording […]

How You Hit Your Snare Matters!

How You Hit Your Snare Matters!

Posted by in Recording on 03. Mar, 2016 | 1 Comment

This is part of a series on getting a professional snare sound without samples. The attack of the drum is largely defined by the way the drum is struck, and any compression that is added during the recording or mixing & mastering chain—I’ll discuss compression in #2. Generally speaking, it’s usually best to try and strike the […]