Category: Recording

Why Pros Hang The Microphone Upside Down When Recording

Why Do Pros Hang The Microphone Upside Down When Recording? I came across an excellent article this morning over at Bobby Owsinski’s Blog discussing why professionals have always put their microphones upside down while recording a vocal part. This technique has always baffled me and I was always curious what the benefits were. My only […]

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A Young Paul McCartney Talking White Album

Paul McCartney¬†Takes the White Album Track by Track in 1968 I am a huge Beatles fan and, just like all Beatles fans, I feel that I know pretty much all there is to know about the greatest band that ever existed. Many hour have been spent¬†looking on YouTube for any Beatles rarity that might spark […]

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Different Acoustic Environments and How They Affect Sound

Hello All, A busy weekend was had by the Dingo as I ventured to Visalia and participated in the annual CAPA Conference. This is a conference for paralegal organizations throughout the state of California. So, you maybe asking yourself, “why in the world is California Dingo slinging schlock at a paralegal convention?”. Good question. The […]

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Acoustic Treatment In A Box??

Hello, I recently took the plunge and bought IK Multimedia’s ARC 2 System for my project studio. What exactly is this, you ask? Well, allow me to explain. ARC stands for Advanced Room Correction and a while back I wrote a post where I touched a bit on it while discussing room treatment for my […]

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DIY Vocal Booth

I’ve always heard and read about making a vocal booth out of moving blankets as an inexpensive and nonintrusive alternative to the real thing. I was skeptical, but there was one word that persuaded me to pursue it: inexpensive. Hmmm. Intriguing. Granted, I would prefer to have a permanent, professionally-made vocal booth…. heck, I’d prefer […]

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