In a key segment in his “Getting It Right At The Source” series, Joe focuses on microphone placement issues in these two videos.
First, he provides context and dispels some of the myths generated by marketing hype—in particular, avoiding the proximity effect that occurs when mics are close to sources.
Next, he focuses on nifty stereo techniques, including a focus on the highly effective X-Y approach that helps with phase issues that can happen in stereo.
And there’s more…
Joe Gilder is a Nashville-based engineer, musician, and producer who also provides training and advice at the Home Studio Corner. Note that Joe also offers highly effective training courses, including Understanding Compression and Understanding EQ.