M‑S miking is easy to set up, offers plenty of options at mixdown, and has some unique advantages over other stereo arrays. So if you've not yet tried it, why not give it a go?
How do you record a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time? Our engineer explains his approach...
Take a listen to these audio examples created when recording a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time.
Guest engineer Andy Brook discusses his approach to recording the legendary British rockers' 33rd studio album.
When producer Sam Williams discovered Supergrass, he knew he had to capture the band's infectious energy on tape.
It might be set in the '20s, but Downton Abbey certainly isn't a silent movie! We talk to the team behind its state-of-the-art sound production.
With spill between instruments and bleed from backline and monitors, live-performance recordings present unique mixing challenges. At London's PLASA show, Miloco Studios' engineer Jamie McEvoy explained how to get a great result.
With a little TLC and the right miking technique, even the most neglected piano can produce great recordings.
With spill between instruments and bleed from backline and monitors, live‑performance recordings present unique mixing...
Led Zeppelin's 'Kashmir' became a band-defining track, but it started life in an Airstream trailer known as the Ronnie Lane Mobile Studio.
Last time we met producer Lincoln Grounds, he was recording ’50s style. This month, he shows us how to get a vintage sound...
Our engineer tracks and comps some piano and vocal performances, before overdubbing both real and sampled string parts.
Hal Ritson of mashup electronica act The Young Punx teams up with drummer Alex Reeves at SNAP! Studios. Their aim? To recreate the unique sound of Police drummer Stewart Copeland.
Listen to these audio examples which accompany this month's Session Notes workshop.
Some creative thinking and a little DIY pay real sonic dividends when recording four vocalists.
Listen to the audio examples that accompany this month's Session Notes feature.
Working with a band for the first time can be exciting, but a second session provides the opportunity to deliver even better results.
When you record multiple sources in one room, bleed is inevitable. And, used creatively, bleed can make good recordings even better...
The audio files available on this page accompany my Session Notes article in SOS May 2019 about recording a rock band...
Our engineer has the rare chance to compare an overdubbing approach with a band-in-the-room recording — and the winner is clear!
Our engineer records a rock trio while trying also to offer sufficient options to create a drum sample library!
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