RECORDING INFORMATION RESOURCES

Acoustics and Monitoring

ACOUSTICS AND
MONITORING
Room Acoustics,
Monitoring, Home Studios

On Mics and Miking

ON MICS AND MIKING
Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Bands, Drums, Percussion
Bass, Vocals

On Mastering

ON MASTERING
The Mastering Process
DIY Mastering
Q&A’s

On Mixing

ON MIXING
Drum Mixes
Mix Studio
Multiband Dynamics
Tracking

for songwriters

FOR SONGWRITERS
Microphones
Music Business
Production Techniques
Recording Demos

for your studio

FOR YOUR STUDIO
From The Outside In
Maintenance
Studio Infrastructure

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Join us as we delve into the science and artistry of recording music. From interviews with top engineers, artists, and producers to discussions with inventors and innovators and Q&A sessions where we answer your gear questions, RECORDING PODCAST is all about recording!

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The official online forum for the RECORDING Magazine community! This is the place to share tips and tricks, look at new gear, and ask questions about microphones, monitoring, studio acoustics, signal processing, and more… basically, all things recording studio related.

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Here we expand on some of our magazine’s informative reviews. Read the review, see how we tested the gear, and see/hear it in action for yourself!

Interview: GRAMMY Award-nominated Singer-Songwriter and Producer Michael Omartian

Tracking Vocals!

• Tips, Tools, and Expert Advice
• Time-tested Techniques
• How to Talk to the Talent

 

15 New Reviews

API • Baby Audio • Earthworks • Flock Audio • Korg
LEWITT • Monheim • oeksound • Ohma • RØDE • SPL
TELEFUNKEN • Toontrack • Vanguard Audio Labs

Ohma World Ribbon Microphone – A look, style and sound that’s all yours

FEATURED REVIEW

Ohma World Ribbon Microphone

A look, style and sound that’s all yours

Ohma World was founded in 2023 in East Los Angeles, CA, by a group of audio engineers and musicians with years of microphone-building and design experience. Ohma World currently offers two models: a ribbon mic and a condenser mic, both of which use the same body. And that is just the beginning of the story…

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A Vocalist On Recording Vocals

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A Vocalist On Recording Vocals

An insider’s viewpoint on the vocal tracking process, with great dos and don’ts

“I guess you’re a cheap date,” he said, smiling.

I shrugged my shoulders and laughed, taking a few more sips of water and honey tea before continuing.

Yes, you’re reading the correct article. And, no, I don’t drink tea on dates… usually.

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ADK Microphones & David Bock Announce Collaboration

ADK Microphones & David Bock Announce Collaboration

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Sometimes, Your Career Finds You

State-of-the-art Dolby Atmos® recording studio opens in the heart of the Midwest

State-of-the-art Dolby Atmos® recording studio opens in the heart of the Midwest

From Sampling to Scoring: Ali Shaheed Muhammad Shares Milestones of His Musical Journey in a New Video

From Sampling to Scoring: Ali Shaheed Muhammad Shares Milestones of His Musical Journey in a New Video

Recording’s Readers’ Tracks is where respected engineer and producer Marty Peters listens to your recordings and critiques them, pointing out where and how you can make them better. Listen to the songs, read the reviews, and submit your own materials online via upload.

Artist Name: Conor & The Wild Hunt   Title: Lavender   Genre: Pop/Psychedelic

 

“Lavender” is a three-movement progressive Americana piece written by Conor Brendan and released by Conor & The Wild Hunt. Conor plays guitar, bass and banjo, and sings lead and background vocals. Chris Elvidge is the drummer and background vocalist. Max Brown plays electric guitar, Kait El plays violins, and Joanne Dodds adds background vocals. “Lavender” was produced and engineered by Conor’s dad, Bill Mueller.

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REC’s six monthly Sound Advice bulletins offer great advice:

  1. On Vocals: Useful advice on recording the best vocals.
  2. On Guitars: Miked or direct, electric or acoustic, ways to capture great guitar sounds.
  3. On Drums: Great techniques for recording drums.
  4. On Mastering & Mixing: Practical mastering topics for at-home users and tips on how to mix better songs.
  5. On Acoustics: Learn how to make your room sound better.
  6. On Digital Audio: All about digital and computer audio.

SAMPLE BULLETINS

Sound Advice Guitars Sample
Sound Advice Digital Audio Sample
Sound Advice Drums Sample