Sobek IT was in studio today to record a voiceover for a video that illustrates the benefits of their Bid to Service app. The app is a cool idea and I look forward to seeing the final production. Thanks Rico and Co.
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 […]
When I was first getting into recording, there was a lot of talk about whether gear or engineering skills had the most impact on the quality of a recording. A lot of newbies (like me) were setting up home studios and we had to decide how to spend our budgets most effectively. Do we buy […]
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 […]
I’m loving these Songsmiths recordings. Songs played in their simplest form captured by one mic. Simple, beautiful. Recording acoustic guitar and a vocal with one mic eliminates the phase issues that can crop up when using separate mics on voice and instrument. In that 2-mic scenario, each mic picks up a bit of what the […]