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“Maybe everybody’s getting used to it, but I can’t stand the sliding timbre of a sampled voice being moved in frequency. It has that dur, dir, dee, doo... The timbre moves along for the ride—it sounds like a Hammond organ. I hate it.”- Wendy Carlos

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Some articles in RECORDING come with supporting video content; here you'll find videos to accompany features in the magazine

Recording Fundamentals

Recording Fundamentals is our educational article series launched in 2012 -- come check out the video content!
 
Video to accompany Chapter 2 of Recording Fundamentals. (Chapter 1, from Jan 2012, has no accompanying video.)
What Is Sound?
By Eric Ferguson
Explains this hugely rewarding but often misunderstood miking setup, involving a figure-8 (<a href=bi-directional) mic and another mic that is usually a cardioid. Demonstrates the "matrixing" of recorded signals that allows adjustment of the perceived stereo width at the mixer, even after tracking has be..." width="200" height="120" border="0" />
Demonstrates how M-S works
By Michael Schulze and Lorenz Rychner
Video content to accompany Chapter 3 of Recording Fundamentals.
Where Do The Mics Go?
By Eric Ferguson
This video accompanies the April 2012 edition of the Recording Fundamentals series by Eric Ferguson.
History and Design
By Eric Ferguson
This video accompanies the May 2012 edition of the Recording Fundamentals series by Eric Ferguson.
Directionality
By Eric Ferguson




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