Building the Right Vocal Chain

The first item in the vocal chain isn’t, as you might expect, the microphone. It’s the singer. Why? Because the singer is the source of the sound. Everything else in the chain is there to capture and...

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How Many Mics on the Drums?

As late as the 1950s, it wasn’t uncommon to record a group with no microphones specifically for the drums. At an Audio Engineering Society seminar in 2001, legendary engineer Bruce Swedien talked about...

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A Word About Microphone Bleed

A lot of our usual setup for a tracking session is about isolation, trying to keep the drums from bleeding into the guitar mics, trying to keep the guitars from getting into the vocal mics, and trying...

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IS YOUR SONG READY TO BE RECORDED?

Is Your Song Ready to be Recorded?

You’ve written a new song — great! It may seem that the next step is to record it while you’re on fire with the creative spirit, and the ideas are flowing. You want to capture that moment of creation,...

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