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Bad Musicians Need Good Engineers

VIDEO By Sam Inglis
Published April 2021

Getting a good sound from world-class musicians is easy. They sound great already, and there's a ton of advice online from celebrity engineers telling you how to record them. But if you run a small studio, or you're just starting out, your bread and butter will be a different kind of session. And all those YouTube recording masterclasses won't be much help when the singer can't sing, the guitarist can't play, the drummer can't keep time and the instruments are held together with gaffer tape. 

Even if you're not making Dark Side Of The Moon, though, a good engineer can make bands sound better than they are.  In this video, Sound On Sound's Editor In Chief Sam Inglis explains how to turn musical lead into gold...

Published April 2021