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Taming Sibilance and Plosives

Monday - Oct 19, 2015 Studio Recording

"How come every time I say word that features a 'B' or 'P' syllable, it sounds like I'm hitting a kick drum with my voice?  And then every time I use a word with an 'S' or a 'T' it sounds like a snake is hissing through a football coach's whistle?" Knowing why this happens […]

The Microphone Proximity Effect

Sunday - Oct 4, 2015 Studio Recording

For studio engineers involved in tracking and mixing, the eternal war wages on.  We want our final results nice and warm in the low and mid-range of the frequency spectrum, but it's always easy to venture off too far and end up with muddy results that lack clarity and punch.  A phrase you'll often hear […]

How to Setup a Recording Studio

Tuesday - Sep 8, 2015 Studio Recording

Go ahead and freak out if you want to, but it's totally unnecessary.  This easy guide will have you becoming a studio tech wizard in ten minutes flat.  No longer will you look at a piece of gear and experience your brain slowly shutting down under the sheer anxiety of wondering what you're going to […]

The Acoustic Treatment Guide for Panels & Foam

Monday - Aug 10, 2015 Studio Recording

The reason every major studio has these "boxes" hanging on the walls, or the walls themselves are made of cloth covering "something firm but soft," is the same reason why their recordings and mixes come out pristine and beautiful, while amateur works sound like they were recorded in a small closet or a bathroom (most […]

Recording Vocals at Home: Clean & Clear

Tuesday - Jun 30, 2015 Studio Recording

No matter your goal... whether you're a rapper, producer, singer, podcast creator, video game designer, etc., you need a quality vocal chain set up and ready to rock at home.  Recording vocals at home used to be a dream, and now it's a no-brainer.  Money is no longer the barrier to entry.  The know-how is what […]