Reducing plosives (pops) with EQ

Pop filters don't always work

Even with pop filters in front of a microphone, plosives (pops) can still be an issue with some vocalists. However, there is a relatively simple fix that can quickly reduce or eliminate those loud pops from your vocal tracks.  Use

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Condenser mic?

I’m currently in audio production school, but I’m a musician at heart and that’s what led me to recording school. I’d really love to purchase my first condenser mic this summer, but I need something specific. I’m looking for a

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The Ultimate Vocal Microphone? – Part 2

Neumann TLM-103 Microphone After finding out that the Studio Projects C1 microphone was sometimes too bright and somewhat harsh with certain vocalists, I set out to find another “vocal” microphone to add to my collection. One of the companies I

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The Ultimate Vocal Microphone?

Choosing the right vocal microphone for your home studio can be a difficult task. What sounds great on one voice might sound horrible on another. Also, you may also need different microphones for different styles of music and singing, even

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vocal enhancer

This is not a recording ? but I hope someone will help me out, I’ve been jamming with the same two guys for about 16 years we jam every Friday night and it’s just for fun, the problem is none

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Mid frequencies accentuated when recording vocals

I`m using a Rode NTK with Focusrite RED 7 pre.The vocals sound harsh and after cutting  4K and above the vocals sound lifeless/muddy with the mid frequencies 400 to 1500hz accentuated.Is this because of cutting the hi mid or because

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Contemporary Vocal Sound Techniques

Often on newgroups or forums, people will ask how to achieve a certain vocal sound.  The following is my reply to one such post where someone was looking to achieve that contemporary up front, in your face sound, that is

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