Category: Recording

Pro Audio from Bad Audio? Here’s How I Do It.

I shot a video testimonial recently with a less than desirable audio setup. I only had one mic for three interviewees, the mic was too far from the subjects which introduced room noise and a slight echo and there were kids playing in a nearby room down the hall. How did I fix this in post? […]

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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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