Sam Lowe talks about choosing the right vocal microphone for a singer. Its a process he loves because when you find the perfect mic for a singer both you and the singer get really excited and the vocalist gets more confident with their delivery.
This is one part of the recording process that I have found artists are consistently underprepared for. Writing melodies, harmonies and learning the words is left to the last minute, sometimes until the day of the session. This has consequences that artists don’t expect.
Which skill set is required, which gear may be needed and what other points you should consider if going for DIY.
outsourcing things that you don't necessarily enjoy doing and turning it into your gain in order to drive your music career onto the next level.
what's really important isn't Social Media what so ever. It's in fact what you're doing in the studio for the clients you're providing value for that makes all the difference in this industry.
This sentence kills me when I hear it from artists, bands or musicians. Why? Because of that word "JUST". Your music isn't "JUST" anything, it's, in fact, everything that makes and will build you up in this industry, and you deserve to recognise that importance
A creative's joy is shared when their concept and recorded material is actualised through an engineers technical skills and experience. To reap the benefits of good teamwork, I have put forward some practical advice on communication and challenge YOU to think deeper about your interactions with the people you engage with.
Mike Trubetskov has put together my experience as a Metal producer and created this checklist. It covers Pre-Production, Arrangement, Materials, Self-Recording, Studio Choice, Editing, Mixing and Mastering (and even more!) steps of the process and serves as a comprehensive guide to your next recording regardless or particular circumstances.