George Paul Blog Series: Recording Nature Part 1

This is the first installment in guest blogger George Paul’s “Recording Nature” series, which will chronicle his travels with four of the top bird-watchers in the world for the ultimate nature sound recording experience. Today George discusses the techniques he’ll… Continue Reading

Basic Recording Techniques: Tips for Recording with Brass Instruments

Trombone Mic Placement

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