Todd Hobin was given the opportunity to test out some of the best priced microphones on the market – the Samson MTR Microphone line.
RODE Microphones’ smartLav lavalier mic provides convenient, crisp, high-quality audio, directly into a smartphone or tablet. It is equipped with an omnidirectional condenser microphone to pick up sound from all directions and its foam pop filter eliminates vocal plosives. Although designed for the RODE Rec app for Apple iOS devices, any app that accepts input from a headset connection is compatible.
This article is a continuation of the article Recording Music at Home. Setup Setting up your studio is just as important as having the right equipment. Failure to create a controlled environment will result in poor quality recordings and poor quality recordings can never be polished professional perfection. The way you set up your recording space […]
Write first, think later. For songwriting, as well as any other kind of creative writing, I’m a firm believer in this simple motto.
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Building the perfect mic kit can be expensive. Trying to do it on a tight budget can be challenging. You need just the right mic for every possible task. Focus first on what you do most. Here are some basics to get you started.
It’s not just the words you say that get a message across—it’s the way you say them. Similarly, in music there are many ways to “say” the same notes. Without following articulation markings, your playing could end up sounding like the equivalent of speaking in a monotone. Here’s an easy guide to help you become more “articulate” and bring more life into your playing by using accents, slurs, and staccatos.