Category: Music And Technology Blog

A collection of random recording tips to make your songs sound better. You must remember that in recording, the sound quality is only going to be as good as the weakest link in your recording chain. To improve your sound …

General Recording Tips – Part 1 Read More »

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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 …

Contemporary Vocal Sound Techniques Read More »

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Every microphone is different and imparts its own unique sound to whatever you are recording.  There is a very good reason why the best studios have a very large assortment of microphones…. Every microphone is different and imparts its own …

Understanding Microphones – Dynamics vs. Condensers Read More »

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Random tips and thoughts on recording acoustic guitars taken from several of my postings to the newsgroups. Here are some random tips and thoughts on recording acoustic guitars taken from several of my postings to the newsgroups. — The most …

Recording Acoustic Guitars Read More »

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My simple explanation of compressors, how they work, and how you can use them. A compressor is basically a variable gain device that is used to either try to smooth out the dynamic range of a signal, or is also …

Compression – A Simple Explanation Read More »

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Here is a reply of mine to a person who asked about sound sculpting during a mix. Regarding sound sculpting, let me tell you about a very common mistake that beginners make during mixing (and sometimes tracking): An all too …

3D Mixing and the Art of Equalization Read More »

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