Recording Electric Guitar and Vocals With One Microphone

You know I’ve been doing these one-mic recordings for Songsmiths? Well, so far the musicians auditioning have played acoustic guitars, but Katleho arrived with an electric and a practice amp. Should I mic the amp separately? Nah. I placed the amp on a chair facing Katleho and the vocal mic – in omni – pretty […]

Compressing Audio for a Live Music Performance Video

Most of us know what it sounds like when you’re sitting in a room, listening to someone play acoustic guitar and sing. So, when you see a video of a guy in a room playing a guitar and singing, you have an expectation of how it should sound. That’s my theory anyway. The first time […]

National Incident Records Live at the Cooler

New Band on the Block National Incident is a dynamic new Joburg-based rock band whose music is sprinkled with elements of funk, reggae and pop. The band is composed of two guitarists (one of whom sings lead), a drummer and a bassist and they recently recorded their new song live at The Cooler. Live Recording Recording […]