RECORDING INFORMATION RESOURCES

Acoustics and Monitoring

ACOUSTICS AND
MONITORING
Room Acoustics,
Monitoring, Home Studios

On Mics and Miking

ON MICS AND MIKING
Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Bands, Drums, Percussion
Bass, Vocals

On Mastering

ON MASTERING
The Mastering Process
DIY Mastering
Q&A’s

On Mixing

ON MIXING
Drum Mixes
Mix Studio
Multiband Dynamics
Tracking

for songwriters

FOR SONGWRITERS
Microphones
Music Business
Production Techniques
Recording Demos

for your studio

FOR YOUR STUDIO
From The Outside In
Maintenance
Studio Infrastructure

Modern sounds from the past: In The Castle Studio with TWORNA

Record your Band

On Stage—In the Studio—and Online

• Ken Friesen: Got Studio and Live If You Want It!
• Mark Hornsby on recording Marcus Scott
• Fixing up live instrumentation

Sennheiser—75 Years of Innovation

10 New Reviews:

AEA • Audix • Focal • GIK Acoustics • Hotone • Moog • MXL • Peluso Microphone Lab • Steinberg

Recording Magazine Cover August 2020
Audix A150 and A152 headphones

FEATURED REVIEW

Audix A150/A152 Headphones

A respected microphone manufacturer turns its ear toward headphones

Audix unveiled an impressive fourteen new products at NAMM this year, including new over-ear and in-ear monitor lines. Already a leader in mic manufacturing, headphones represent a new venture for Audix, albeit not a surprising one due to its rich heritage in transducer development. The headphone line... READ FULL REVIEW

Recording the Flute

FEATURED ARTICLE

Recording the Flute

Everything you need to know to record pro-grade flute parts

Recording a flutist, either as a soloist or as part of an ensemble, presents unique and perhaps unfamiliar challenges. Here I’ll describe some methods I’ve used to record myself and other flutists in a home recording setting. I’ll also briefly describe some of the characteristics of the instrument itself that… READ FULL ARTICLE

Hosa USB-C Cables

Hosa Announces New SuperSpeed USB-C Cables

PreSonus Deep Flight One

PreSonus Deep Flight One Blasts Off

Zoom V3 Vocal Processor

New V3 Vocal Processor a Powerful Multi-fx Perfect for Virtual & Live Vocal Performances

Mesanovic RTM10 SC1 Iso Platform

Mesanovic is pleased to announce the release of three new products

Recording’s Readers’ Tracks is where respected engineer and producer Marty Peters listens to your recordings and critiques them, pointing out where and how you can make them better. Listen to the songs, read the reviews, and submit your own materials online via upload.

 

Artist Name: Jester At Work  Title: Sad Heart  Genre:male vocal acoustic / folk / Americana

 

An interesting submission from Antonio and Molecola. This moody, quirky recording left us pondering for a bit. The initial guitar and lead vocal were done by Antonio, while the electric guitar, upright piano, backing vocals and final mix were all handled by Molecola.

The intro starts out with a lightly played, distant-miked acoustic guitar (think Nick Drake). This is quickly joined by one of the more unique vocal arrangements we’ve heard in some time. Antonio’s layered, spoken word vocals create a dark atmosphere, and through our monitors andREAD THE FULL REVIEW

REC’s six monthly Sound Advice bulletins offer great advice:

  1. On Vocals: Useful advice on recording the best vocals.
  2. On Guitars: Miked or direct, electric or acoustic, ways to capture great guitar sounds.
  3. On Drums: Great techniques for recording drums.
  4. On Mastering & Mixing: Practical mastering topics for at-home users and tips on how to mix better songs.
  5. On Acoustics: Learn how to make your room sound better.
  6. On Digital Audio: All about digital and computer audio.

SAMPLE BULLETINS

Sound Advice Guitars Sample
Sound Advice Digital Audio Sample
Sound Advice Drums Sample