Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do I Balance the Tone Arm and Set the Tracking Force for the AT-LP120-USB and AT-LP1240-USB Turntables?

Setting tracking force on AT-LP120-USB and AT-LP1240-USB Turntables

Question: How do I balance the tone arm and set the tracking force for the AT-LP120-USB and AT-LP1240-USB turntables? Answer: Applying the proper tracking force for the cartridge you are using is a very important step in maximizing the performance… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: When Should I Consider Using Remote Antennas for my Wireless Microphone Systems?

Audio-Technica Wireless Microphones

Question: When should I consider using remote antennas for my wireless microphone systems? Answer: The ¼ wave or ½ wave antenna included on a wireless microphone system receiver will work just fine in most applications. These antennas are reasonably efficient,… Continue Reading

Drum Miking Techniques: The Essential Guide

drum recording techniques

Drums provide the backbone of any song and can make or break your mix. Utilizing proper miking techniques in the studio is key to ensuring your sound is on point. Miking your kit is an involved and often complicated process.… Continue Reading

Tips from the Pros: The Recording Industry

Tips from Recording Industry Professionals

Getting your big break in the recording industry may seem like an impossible dream, especially if you’re a current student or recent graduate. There’s no exact blueprint for making it happen, but thankfully we happen to know some pros who… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do I Connect the AT-LP60-BT Wireless Turntable to Headphones and Other Devices that Utilize Bluetooth® Wireless Technology?

Audio-Technica Wireless Turntable

Question: How do I connect the AT-LP60-BT wireless turntable to headphones and other devices that utilize Bluetooth® wireless technology? Answer: With the resurgence of vinyl and turntables, it seems everyone is pulling out their vintage records, purchasing newly pressed LPs,… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Are the Differences Between Open-Back and Closed-Back Headphones, and When Would I Want To Use One Over the Other?

Open-back and closed-back headphones

Answer: There are two primary types of over-ear headphones: open-back and closed-back. There is also a third type, semi-open, which attempts to combine the advantages of each. But for this discussion, we will focus on the open-back and closed-back types.… Continue Reading

Basic Recording Techniques: The Dobro

Resonator

While the Dobro may closely resemble the guitar it’s important to note that these are two distinctly different instruments. The Dobro has its own unique sound and vocabulary. Keeping that in mind, we’ve compiled some basic techniques for when you’re… Continue Reading