Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Alan Parsons: Recording Vocals, Part 2

In the last issue of GTR, Alan discussed his techniques for recording vocals, his go-to microphones, compressors, creating great headphone mixes, and how to...

Heavyweight Compressors: The Dynamic Trio

Critical to almost every aspect of the recording and mixing process is the compressor. They are the gatekeepers of dynamics and the gods of...

Studio Profile: Hybrid Studios

Editor’s note: Just before Winter NAMM we heard about this great studio in Orange County, CA. We sent one of our own to check...

Finding the Right Microphone

On the subject of home recording. I think it's really important for every singer song writer to get a mic that works the best...

One Step Away: Using MIDI

I've never met a musician who doesn't love to show off their rig. It's a badge of their persistence and pride, revealing glimpses of...

Recording Vocals with Alan Parsons

In “The Art & Science of Sound Recording” Alan spells out in detail the technical and creative elements that work together in harmony to...

Vocal Mics

Finding the right mic for vocals can be one of the most critical decisions made in the recording process. The human voice is an...

Studio Profile: Mad Dog Ranch Studio, Aspen, CO

THE REPRISE, GLENN FREY'S FORMER STUDIO RE-EMERGES For me, it was love at first sight. First, Aspen itself. Then the studio. ASPEN ITSELF My first trip to...

Shut The Binder… Open Your iPad

iPads are used more and more by musicians to manage and maximize abilities on stage. The reason is clear. These devices have the power...

Larry Mitchell: Is My Career Over?

After a bunch of bad record company deals and people in NYC not hiring me because they still thought I was on tour, my...