I couldn't use the Neumann TLM103 as my 'kicksnare' mic, as it couldn't handle the sound level produced by the drummer. Even with zero gain at the preamp this mic produced a distorted signal. What was I doing wrong?
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Could you please explain what the Waves V‑Comp auto-release setting actually does? What is it trying to accomplish?
I'm looking through my reverb plug-in's preset list, and I'm wondering: what do all those cryptic preset names mean?
How many different reverb sends do you set up? Is it OK (or even preferable) to send one track to more than one reverb effect?
I've recently bought a Klark Teknik KT-2A compressor to use with my Warm Audio TB12 preamp and noticed the TB12 has insert input and output sockets. What is the best practice when using outboard compressors with preamps when tracking?
Recently I started hearing a noise in my studio around 10-15 kHz. How can I find the cause and remove this unwanted noise?
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My Sterling Audio ST66 tube condenser mic has a mains AC power supply. Am I right in thinking therefore that I shouldn't use the 48V phantom power from my Audient iD4?
I'm not really sure when it's best to use mono reverb effects — and how to pan the reverb when doing so — and when to use stereo reverb?
I think an unbalanced stereo source will work fine into a balanced TRS input, but only the left channel will be heard. Am I correct?
What should I do if my home studio's window is located at a mirror point?
What is the best tape to use for sticking to mixers and writing down what each channel is being used for?
My Rode NT3 mic was producing a nasty medium‑frequency buzz, and I eventually discovered that it was caused by a cheap battery. Taking the battery out and switching on my audio interface’s phantom power solved the problem...
I have a pair of Focal SM9 monitor speakers and am wanting to add a subwoofer. I’m torn between the Focal Sub‑6 and ADAM Sub‑10 Mk2 for playback/DJ’ing vinyl records in my small, treated home studio...
I want to record my drums at home but am having particular issues with noise annoying a downstairs neighbour!
I read your feature on gain staging a few years ago, but I’ve been following some blogs that say it isn’t at all necessary if you’re just working in software. Who’s right?
Why do so many monitor manufacturers persevere with reflex-loaded active monitors?
I recently watched a YouTube video in which it was recommended that you match the input and output level of every plug-in in a mix session...
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Do you know where I can find a schematic for the TL Audio 5001 mic preamp?