Studio Recording

by Robert Rives ·Posted 08/01/2022
Antelope is ensuring your late summer remains toasty with two hot product releases aimed at musicians, producers, and engineers looking for portable and budget-friendly ways to maximize their creative potential. The Edge Note is a small-diaphragm condenser mic capable of modeling 13 classic microphone models, while the brand’s most popular audio interface, the Zen Go Synergy Core, formerly only available with a USB connector, is now also
0 Views ·Posted 04/03/2022
Jake Estes takes a quick look at the Tascam Portacapture X8 High-Resolution Multi-Track Handheld Recorder, featuring a large touchscreen, 32-bit float resolution to avoid clipping, and tailored modes for music, field, podcast, ASMR, and other voice-recording applications.  What are some of the feature you appreciate about this handheld recorder? List them in the Comments section, below. 
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 11/07/2021
At one point in the not-so-distant past, you either needed a decked-out analog studio or a painfully expensive digital audio workstation to attain the type of sound deemed to be at the professional level. Much to the collective rejoicing of songwriters, producers, musicians, audio engineers, and content creators literally everywhere, that can be filed away as a memory of the olden times. Thanks to clever tech and manufacturing by brands such as Universal Audio, Antelope, Apogee, and more, there are powerful audio interfaces that contain high-
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 09/09/2021
Focusrite’s Clarett USB Type-C audio interfaces are well respected for bringing studio-level recording quality to artists, producers, and engineers, and the fresh Clarett+ range—the 2Pre desktop 10 x 4 model, the 4Pre desktop 18 x 8 variant, and the
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 04/20/2021
Supercharged with versatile mic-modeling technology that puts an entire vintage mic locker at your disposal and onboard DSP/FPGA chips that power the included plug-in bundle without taxing your computer, the Antelope Axino Synergy Core serves as a premium all-in-one USB microphone and audio interface that’s perfect for artists and producers who want professional studio quality in a single, compact package. Not only is it loaded with features
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 07/01/2020
When it comes to studio recording, there’s something about the sound of classic British consoles that musicians, singers, engineers, and producers just can’t resist. Aiming to give people more of what they want, Heritage Audio—already well known for its analog outboard gear—has released two new pieces of studio equipment, the HA-81A hybrid channel strip and the
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 03/02/2020
First introduced for the NAMM 2019 show, the Warm Audio WA-84 small-diaphragm condenser microphone presented engineers and musicians on a budget with an affordable entry into the tantalizing world of vintage-flavored instrument mics. The newly announced nickel WA-84 Stereo Pair with Omni and Cardioid Capsules delivers the same delicious tone, along with the versatility of multiple polar patterns. Whether you need to record piano,
296 Views ·Posted 01/17/2020
We're at NAMM 2020, and AB is taking you through the best new home studio equipment. We discuss audio interfaces from Apogee, Solid State Logic, and RME, plus new software from Universal Audio and more! More about NAMM 2020
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 09/02/2019
Unless you only deal with instrumental music, vocals play a big part in your productions. Whether you record singers, rappers, background vocalists, or voice talent for video games, animation, film, or audiobooks, the tracks need to somehow stand out and blend in. To get tone that’s big and natural, a top-notch vocal recording chain can be the inimitable key. With gear from Neumann, SSL, Rupert Neve Designs, and many others, there are bountiful choices for creating your own favorite vocal chain. Need some examples? Read on! Change Mics in the