Do Portable Vocal Booths Work? Here’s The Truth

Do Portable Vocal Booths Work? Here’s The Truth

  You want to record high quality vocals but like most of us you might not have the space, money or even time to build a soundproofed recording studio. Portable vocal booths were designed to help artists record on the go, even when they don’t have the money to...
Studio monitors Vs. Regular Speakers What’s the Difference?

Studio monitors Vs. Regular Speakers What’s the Difference?

  I had a friend tell me once that a monitor was better than a regular speaker for my home entertainment system. While I can easily see how this misconception can be reached, it is not that simple of an answer.  They are both useful for your home studio. Also,...
How to Fix a Buzzing Condenser Mic?

How to Fix a Buzzing Condenser Mic?

  All microphones have hissing and buzzing noises, but sometimes we might not even notice it until we turn on the microphone. While this can be very frustrating, here are some ways to look for cause and finally fix your buzzing mic. How to fix a buzzing condenser...
What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

When you’re recording vocals, the level of decibels (dB) you record at is important. If you record the vocals at a level that is too quiet, they will not be understood over the other tracks on the mix, such as the instrumentals or the backbeat. If you mix them...
Can you use a Shure SM58 microphone for recording vocals?

Can you use a Shure SM58 microphone for recording vocals?

  Audio recording involves a lot of experimentation to get it right. Vocals are arguably the most critical part of the track. In the past, it was easier for an artist to pick up any mic, press record, and voila! A perfect vocal! Sadly that is not the case...
Do I need a pop filter for recording guitar?

Do I need a pop filter for recording guitar?

  Whenever you’ve seen pictures of a professional recording studio you are probably used to seeing what appears to be a small shield type object placed in front of microphones. This is what is known in the industry as a ‘pop filter’. So when you...