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    Georgia Barnes

    Artist & Producer

    An explosive Glastonbury performance and acclaimed second album have propelled Georgia Barnes into the mainstream.

    People . Aug 2020
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    Making Multi-mic Recordings Work

    Time-alignment Tips

    Time-alignment can help solve problems in multi-mic recordings — but it can also introduce new problems!

    Techniques . Aug 2020
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    Retro Jungle Production With Pete Cannon

    Video Feature: Retro Akai, Atari & Amiga

    In this exclusive SOS Video Feature, we talk to jungle producer Pete Cannon about how and why he’s still using Akais, Ataris and Amigas.

    Techniques Aug 2020
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    Glossary Of Technical Terms

    Recording | Audio Production | Music Technology | Music Software | MIDI | Audio Plug-ins | Acoustics | Live Sound | Electronics | Computers |

    Welcome to Sound On Sound's regularly updated, indispensible explanations of technical terms from the fields of Recording, Audio Production, Music Technology, MIDI, Music Software, Audio Plug-ins, Mac and PC Computing, Live Sound, Acoustics, Electronics and more...

    Sound Advice Aug 2020
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    Miking up an acoustic guitar

    Troubleshooting Acoustic Guitar Recordings | Podcast

    Expert Tracking & Mixing Tips

    Mike Senior delves into some of the most common troubleshooting tasks when dealing with acoustic guitar recordings at mixdown, and shares his own favourite processing fixes.

    Techniques Aug 2020
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    Steve Ouimette: Re-recording Hits For Video Games

    Play It Again

    He might not be a household name, but Steve Ouimette has made more people dance than anyone else on the planet!

    People . Jul 2020
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    Tame Impala

    The Psychedelic World Of Kevin Parker

    No two Tame Impala albums sound the same — but they've all been driven by the same experimental ethos.

    People . Jul 2020
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    Drum Tracking With Adrian Bushby

    VIDEO FEATURE & AUDIO STEMS

    Drum recording is his specialism. Adrian talks us through his mic choices, placement and console setup for a tracking session with Superglu — and you can download the multitracks to hear the results for yourself!

    Techniques Jun 2020
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    Podcast Like A Pro!

    Podcast Production For The Project-studio Owner

    If you're a musician, podcasting is the perfect application for the studio skills and equipment you already have.

    Techniques . Jun 2020
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    Recording Metallica & The San Francisco Symphony Live

    Greg Fidelman: Enter Soundman

    Recording a live heavy metal concert would be challenging enough — but when you throw an 80-piece orchestra into the mix, all bets are off!

    Techniques . May 2020
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    Recording The Orchestra

    A Brief History

    For many people, faithful capture of an orchestral performance is the Holy Grail of recording. We look back at how innovation in engineering has been driven by the pursuit of this goal.

    Techniques . May 2020
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    How To Record Yourself And Make It Sound Good

    Self Service: Solo Tracking Sessions

    Sometimes, performers have to be their own engineers. Here's how to get better results from solo tracking sessions.

    Techniques May 2020
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    Field Recording On An African Island

    Hidden Treasures

    Recording music in remote locations can be challenging — and before you can record it, you have to find it!

    Techniques . May 2020
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    Remote Music Production

    Successful Recording Over The Internet

    Social distancing needn't mean the end of studio recording. We explain a simple, free setup for real-time online collaboration.

    Techniques May 2020
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    Bombay Bicycle Club

    John Congleton, Jack Steadman & Ed Nash: Recording Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

    When Bombay Bicycle Club chose to work with prolific producer John Congleton, both band and producer found themselves having to adapt...

    People . Apr 2020
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    Inside Track: Selena Gomez 'Rare'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Sir Nolan & Tony Maserati

    Working with ace mixer Tony Maserati taught producer Sir Nolan that hit-making is as much about what you take away as what you add...

    Techniques . Apr 2020
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    Classic Tracks: Happy Mondays 'Step On'

    Producers: Paul Oakenfold & Steve Osborne

    Much vaunted as a fusion of indie and dance music, Happy Mondays' joyous version of 'Step On' is greater than the sum of its parts.

    Techniques . Apr 2020
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    Session Notes: Piano + Drums | Audio Examples

    Hear For Yourself

    Take a listen to these audio examples created when recording a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time.

    Techniques Mar 2020
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    Introduction To Mid-Sides Recording

    Stereo Recording Techniques

    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?

    Techniques Mar 2020
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    Session Notes: Piano + Drums Together

    The Practical Craft Of Recording

    How do you record a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time? Our engineer explains his approach...

    Techniques Mar 2020
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    Q. What mic technique is best for recording stereo ambience?

    What are your thoughts on recording stereo ambience on location (such as in a forest, supermarket, office, or restaurant) for use in movies, podcasts and so on?

    Sound Advice Feb 2020

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