Why does everyone, pros and all, say that the snare bottom mic is ‘out of phase’, and that its polarity must be reversed? Isn’t it the top mic that should be reversed?
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Will the audio quality from an Allen & Heath XB-10 paired with a JK Audio Innkeeper telephone hybrid be better than the Allen & Heath ZED-10, also paired with an Innkeeper?
I’d like to start using the very helpful Schwa Schope multi-analysis plug-in within Cubase Pro 9. If I would like to assess the frequency spectrum of, for example, the kick and bass guitar tracks, how should I set up the routing?
I’d like to get a mic for sound-design work. Specifically, I wish to record quiet sounds, amplify them and mangle them...
Your article about matching mic and preamp impedances in the May 2014 edition of Sound On Sound...
If a single mic cable isn’t long enough but two plugged together will reach, should I let that worry me or can I go ahead and sleep easier at nights?
I recently bought a Zoom H6 recorder, and am confused how its Mid-Sides recording works. Could you explain?
I thought I had a handle on this, but seem to have a hard time understanding the difference between a compressor’s ‘Hold’ and its ‘Release’. Can you help explain?
My own setup is an Audient ASP880 preamp connected via ADAT to an Avid HD Omni working with Pro Tools 12.4 HD Native. Is it better to set the Audient as master for recording (and the Omni as slave)?
Perhaps I do not understand the proximity effect very well! But my question is this: can you decrease the proximity effect solely by lowering the volume?
I’ve been reading about iZotope’s Neutron, and how it is described as automating the process of attenuating some frequencies of audio track B, so that the simultaneously played audio track A, which has signal in the same frequency range, sounds more prominent...
In Ableton Live, I used to use a plug-in to split a channel so that I could do multiband processing. I’m now using Cubase Pro 8.5 and it doesn’t seem to work...