From the orchestra to intimate jazz clubs, the saxophone family of woodwind instruments can be found in a variety of musical setting. Saxes come in many sizes, each producing a distinct sound. Naturally, these will each require unique techniques for recording. As part of our basic recording techniques video series, we’ve laid out everything you need to know to record the most common saxophones.
How do I change the stylus on my AT-LP60 or AT-LP60-USB Turntable?
With all the sound emanating from one spot, miking brass instruments may seem pretty simple and straightforward, but brass instruments are capable of both tremendous range and tremendous dynamics.
As part of our basic recording techniques video series, here are some tips to capture the full picture of any brass instrument.
Wireless microphones are excellent tools for public speaking; handheld, clip-on and head-worn microphones all have benefits depending on the venue. Unfortunately, one of the more useful mic features – the mute switch – has always added complexity to wireless systems, especially if the audio system does not have an active sound operator at the mixer. When using a clip-on or head-worn microphone the mute switch is located on the body-pack transmitter that is usually worn near the user’s waist. This switch can pose a problem if the user has the transmitter covered with clothing or vestments. What is more, the visual indication of the mute status is often not easy to see regardless of whether the transmitter is covered or not.
InfoComm is here!
We’re just one day away from the start of the largest trade show in North America that is specifically geared towards professional AV, boasting nearly 38,000 attendees and 980 exhibitors, including Audio-Technica.
This year’s event kicked off on Saturday with demos and other special events, but the show floor officially opens tomorrow, June 17, and remains open through Friday, June 19, here in sunny Orlando, Florida. Find the A-T team at Booth 917!
How Do I Replace the Stylus on My AT95E Phono Cartridge?
The modern 5-string banjo may be thought of as quintessentially American, but the origins of the banjo can be traced back centuries through Europe to Africa.
As part of our basic recording techniques video series, here are some tips to put the right mic in the right spot for your banjo.
What do the symbols mean on my Audio-Technica Microphone? (Part #3 – Stereo Configurations)
With over 7,000 parts the piano is quite possibly the most mechanically and sonically complex acoustic instrument. With seemingly endless ways to mic a piano for recording, the project might seem overwhelming. As part of our basic recording techniques video series, we review three techniques to capture the perfect piano sound.
What do the symbols mean on my Audio-Technica Microphone? (Part 2 – Pickup Pattern)