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Recording Techniques: The Effects Of Microphone Placement On Banjo Tone

Some time ago I decided I wanted to find out how the location of a microphone near a banjo affects the tone quality you hear. To make these tests scientific as well as subjective, I measured the spectrum of the… Read More

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Not Typical: Unusual Microphone Techniques

This article is provided by Bartlett Audio. Getting a little bored with the same old “tried-and-true” microphones and techniques? Let’s have some fun with fresh approaches that are off the beaten… Read More

In The Studio: Successful Rhythm Section Tracking

Rhythm section tracking is the most important recording session in the production cycle of a record. The recording engineer captures the feel and sound of the musicians as they interpret the song and support the artist’s performance. The rhythm track’s… Read More

Top Five Reasons Mic Preamps Matter

Few topics stir up more debate than microphone preamplifiers. With dozens, if not hundreds of different brands, models, shapes, sizes, variations, and configurations to choose from, it’s no wonder mic preamps are among the most misunderstood pieces of the audio… Read More