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“I think working at home is the perfect environment for being creative, but at the same time, if you’re not careful, you can become too much of a perfectionist... I spend hours and hours sitting here working on one mix, only to find myself starting all over again the next day.”- Blues Saraceno of Poison

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3:1 rule/4:1 rule

When recording with multiple mics in close proximity, you can avoid phase problems by separating the mics by at least 3 times the mic-to-source distance. (see picture) For instance, if a mic is one foot away from its sound source, then no other mic should be closer than three feet from this first mic. (See also 10 dB rule.)

3:1 rule/4:1 rule
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