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Recording Vocals | Podcast

Pro Techniques Explained By Mark Mynett
Published November 2022
Mark Mynett - Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University

Mark Mynett, Sound Engineer and Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production, presents part four of his recording series. Here he details how to prepare a vocalist for studio recording and how to select and set up your recording equipment for optimal results.

Show Notes


00:15 - Introduction
00:31 - Preparing For Vocal Recording
05:08 - Recording Vocals At Home
06:53 - Microphone Selection
14:41 - Microphone Placement
24:05 - Printed Compression
30:27 - Headphone Cue Mix

Mark Mynett - Biog

As well as being Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University, UK, Mark Mynett is a live music front-of-house engineer, as well as a record producer/engineer/mix and mastering engineer. Mainly focused on indie, rock and metal genres, he produces from his own studio – Mynetaur Productions – where he recently completed the latest My Dying Bride album ‘The Ghost of Orion’: referred to by Dom Lawson (The Guardian, Metal Hammer, Prog, Classic Rock) as "a master class in modern metal production”.

Mark is also the author of the Metal Music Manual (instructional book for producing contemporary metal music).

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