While an acoustic piano may be the preference for a studio or live gig, it’s not always the most practical choice. Here are tuning tips and suggestions for alternatives when it comes to providing piano for your next gig. Read the post.
There are just so many factors to consider with a piano. Pianos are incredibly dynamic instruments, more so than any other instrument I can think of. They’re very percussive and they resonate a whole lot. A lot of microphones tend to get overdriven when recording a live piano, and when you’re using microphones that don’t have a pad, you might find you’re overdriving the microphone, not the preamp – though there’s a potential for that too. Read more.