The Encyclopedia of Home Recording sponsors a microphone placement website called howtomic.com, and it’s just undergone a redesign. Pop on over and check it out. You’ll find the following helpful articles there:
The folks over at Long & McQuade Musical Instruments asked me to write an article for this year’s Gear Guide about how to set up a home recording studio. The guide is now available in their stores, or you can check it out online here:
Gear Guide: Setting Up A Home Studio
Shure Microphones’ blog has just re-run a critical listening exercise post that I wrote for AudioTUTS a while back. This is a great exercise to train your ear so you can create better mixes.
It focusses on using the following criteria to evaluate a mix:
Check out the post here: http://blog.shure.com/shure-notes/critical-listening-how-to-train-your-ears/
We’re proud to announce the launch of HowToMic.com, a website that shares excerpts from the Microphone Placement Guide of the Encyclopedia of Home Recording. It’s a great place to find tips on microphone choice and placement, and it’s totally free! Visit HowToMic.com for more information.
Whether you’re recording at home or professionally, using a track sheet is a great way to keep track of your sessions and keep them organized. It’s also extremely useful when you want to reproduce a great sound you got on a session. Here’s a free pdf track sheet that you can download and print for your recording sessions:
Free Recording Track Sheet