Basic Recording Techniques: Tips for Recording with Brass Instruments

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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… Continue Reading

Basic Recording Techniques: Mic Positioning for Recording with a Banjo

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… Continue Reading

Fred Ginsburg: Q&A With a Hollywood Sound Pro – Part 1

A skilled Hollywood sound acquisition specialist who worked on classic television shows like St. Elsewhere and films including Platoon and Used Cars, Fred Ginsburg uses his professional experience as a Production Sound Mixer and Sound Designer to refashion the educational… Continue Reading

Santa Claus Came Early this Year: Courtesy of Audio-Technica

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To help celebrate this especially festive time of year, we held a holiday giveaway featuring Santa’s #ATWishList. We racked our brains trying to come up with the A-T products all of you would want to win. But then we thought,… Continue Reading

The Mark of a Golden Era: Studio Sound

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A-T’s entry into the studio microphones marketplace ushered in what we like to call our “golden era,” which took place from 1988-1998. The microphones of the “golden era” helped to harvest some of our most important endorsements from major record… Continue Reading