Getting a quality drum recording in your home studio requires a space with proper acoustics and mics that are up to the task — and your mic placement goes a long way when you record a snare drum. Read the post.
If you’re preparing to set up a home recording studio, this article can help you better understand some of the basic elements regarding the audio interface with your computer or DAW. These concepts can get very complex, but this post will focus on some of the more basic points about the subject. Here are nine questions you should ask when comparing audio interface options. Read more.
Equalization is one of the most powerful tools an audio engineer can get their hands on. Unfortunately, some beginners and home studio users habitually reach for it without understanding what it can do to a mix. To avoid a gain staging dilemma, apply subtractive equalization to your mix. Instead of boosting your favorite signals, try limiting yourself to cutting. We can call this concept “carving.” Read more.
Microphone placement is the foundation for any pro studio or home recording. We present 10 different placement techniques for a simple acoustic guitar recording. Each technique yields a different result. Read more.