Tweet The 5 Most Common Questions About Music Mastering By: Hans Klein Music mastering is an essential part of every hit record. Yet, few new (and even some “established”) musicians have a good understanding of what mastering is and why they need it. This often leads to many selecting the wrong mastering studio… and making [...]
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Tweet How To Place Microphones By: Marvin J Markus While it’s definitely important to use quality mics and good preamps, I think it’s far more important that you know how to properly place your microphones to get the best sound. Spot, distant, ambient, stereo, and combined miking are the five choices you have to choose [...]
Tweet The Importance of Objective Music Mastering to Get That Hit Sound By: Hans Klein Passion is a key ingredient to creating good music. Without it, the artist is never going to put his or her full emotion into the music.
Tweet Set Up A Home Studio To Make Your Own Recordings by: Edgar Clyne Nowadays affordable computers and great audio hardware make it feasible for anyone to make great recordings.
Tweet Top Ten Free VST Plugins for Mac & PC 1. BLOCKFISH is a versatile compressor with countless ways to shape the incoming audio. Unlike many other digital compressors, BLOCKFISH has ‘soul’. It likes to bite, but it can be tamed easily once you’ve learned how to use its potential. You can remove the front [...]
Tweet Mic, Line and Instrument Level – What’s the Difference? Mic Level When sound hits the diaphragm of a microphone very low voltage signals are produced. On a dynamic microphone these signals are typically around 1.5 millivolts. For a more sensitive microphone the voltage would be more like 70 millivolts. These signals are weak and [...]
Tweet Multi-band Compressors split the signal into several frequency bands. This allows the user to set the desired amount of gain reduction for each band. Multi-band Compressors are great for dealing with the dynamics of a full range mix. Opto mode has a fast release time at high gain reduction (GR). The release time slows [...]