What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

  When you’re recording vocals, the track will have a certain ‘level’ which will be measured in decibels (dB), this figure is important. If you record the vocals at a level that is too quiet, they will not be heard or understood over the other tracks in the...
What dB Level Should You Set Live Speakers To?

What dB Level Should You Set Live Speakers To?

  Whether you’re at a friend’s party, a concert seeing your favorite band or an event downtown, there is always one main thing in common…a speaker system. The quality of what you are hearing plays a very important factor in whether you enjoy...
Preamp vs. Audio Interface: What’s the Difference?

Preamp vs. Audio Interface: What’s the Difference?

    If you’re new to recording music and other audio at home, you’re going to need to know the difference between a preamp and an audio interface. So, preamp vs. audio interface: what’s the difference? A preamp is a single piece of recording equipment...
The 6 Reasons To Get an XLR Microphone Over USB

The 6 Reasons To Get an XLR Microphone Over USB

  With most podcasters and even emerging musicians producing material from the comfort of their home, it’s important to know how to get the most from your home recording studio. This has lead to a rise in ‘plug in-and-play’ equipment such as USB...
A Quick Fix to MIDI Keyboard Playing the Wrong Notes

A Quick Fix to MIDI Keyboard Playing the Wrong Notes

  For those of us that love home music recording, your MIDI keyboards are an essential item in the age of software music production. If you own a MIDI keyboard, you might have been busy cutting tracks and making recordings. Then, suddenly, you notice that your...