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Top Tips for Recording Vocals

Top Tips for Recording Vocals What type of microphone should I use? Condenser microphones are generally best for recording vocals. They don’t handle high sound pressure levels as well as

How to Choose the Right Microphone

Guide to Choosing the Right Microphone Use the chart below to help you choose the right microphone. Disclaimer: This is our version of a chart that was originally created by […]

Top Ten Free VST Plugins for Mac & PC

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 […]

What is a De-esser?

De-essers De-essing is the method of reducing the loudness of frequencies in vocal recordings that cause spitting or piercing when an “ess or shh” sound is made. This is called […]

What is a Limiter?

Limiters Limiters are much like compressors. They both process dynamic levels in pretty much the same way though the difference is that limiters have a much greater ratio.

Microphones Explained

Microphones There are essentially two main types of microphone: Dynamic and Condenser. Dynamic Dynamic microphones can handle very high sound pressure levels making them best suited for recording loud sounds […]