RealTraps Portable Vocal Booth Review. Last summer I conducted an informal test of the idea of putting a voiceover microphone into a foam box to dry out the sound of the room.
This seems to be an increasingly common technique for VO artists who don’t have easy access to a proper recording space. The first comment on that article was written by James Lindenschmidt of RealTraps, to suggest that their “Portable Vocal Booth” might yield results superior to my precariously-stacked box of discarded off-brand studio foam. James subsequently contacted me to offer a PVB for evaluation. I took the opportunity to compare the PVB to a couple other acoustic treatment products. Read on for the full review.
Physical Inspection. Windows 7 Tuning Tips for Audio Processing. Disclaimer: This article mentions some third party tools which are not related to Native Instruments at all.
Though we have successfully tested the mentioned tools in-house for a longer time, this and comparable tools can potentially damage your computer and harm the manufacturer's warranty for your computer and connected hardware. If you want to make sure that you do not act against the license agreements or other instructions given for the use of your computer, please contact the manufacturer of your computer or the developer of the third party tool directly. Important: Don’t skip any of the following steps! Partially completing any of these steps also will not help! Introduction The list of brands for Windows computers, as well as the possible combination of hardware used in PCs is practically unlimited – this can lead to compatibility issues or undesired interaction of components. Mixing Kick Drums – Into The Lair #88 - Pensado's Place. Musik høreværn.
Recording Drums: The Glyn Johns Method. As we've talked about before, recording drum is no easy matter -- in fact, recording drums can be the biggest pain in your you-know-what, especially if you're just starting out with limited resources.
A few years ago, a good friend and fellow engineer (not to mention a top-notch drummer), Colin Anderson, introduced me to this technique: four microphones, placed strategically, can give a spectacular sound while recording drums. It’s called the Glyn Johns method, and it's a favorite of recording engineers everywhere trying to get professional results on a tight budget -- meaning few options for microphones. That's great, but who's Glyn Johns and why should I trust him? Simply put, Glyn Johns is a master recording engineer. Born in England in 1942, Mr. The Glyn Johns Technique: Step 1. Home Recording Tips, How To Record, Artist Recording Blogs.
By Apogee’s Chris Lawson When it came time to add music to the Duet 2 launch video, I asked Jingle Punks to write it.
(To hear more about that, and see the behind the scenes video they filmed, click here.) When initially talking to Jingle Punks, we discussed the idea of sending the track to us and recording live drums at Berkeley St. Studio. When they finished writing an amazing track, they sent it from the Jingle Punks studio in New York to the Berkeley St. studio in Santa Monica, so that live drums could be recorded using Duet 2. Here is a great behind the scenes video of Bob Clearmountain recording drums with Duet 2 and only two microphones: Bob actually recorded Brian playing two different drum takes, using different microphones each time. How to fix buzz hum on KRK V4 V6 V8 series monitors. If you are like me and are one of the many afflicted with a single or pair of KRK V series speakers with a low volume buzz even when nothing is connected to them, there is an easy and inexpensive way to repair them on your own.
This is only for those who A) Have some soldering experience and B) have tried replacing connecting cables & power sources and have a faint buzz or hum, even when no connection is made and the speakers are simply turned on. This is due to one or more faulty electrolytic capacitors on the voltage regulators. Software - Free Downloads. Free Acoustic Drum Samples! When it comes to working with acoustic drum samples, the advantages of using commercial software like EZdrummer, Addictive Drums, or BFD2 are more than obvious.
But not everyone can afford these, as they all come with quite a big price tag. These virtual instruments are available in multiple formats, they feature loads of velocity layers, but they also come with a price tag. You could always get yourself a cheaper alternative like the Premier Outfits Kit by Drumdrops for example, but sometimes even a small amount of money is too much. Luckily, though, there are now numerous free alternatives available online.
Optimising your PC for audio on Windows 7. All of the tuning tips below should be implemented if you want to achieve high speed, low latency audio recording and playback without glitches with your audio interface.
Please note: If you are using the Liquid Mix you must downgrade your FireWire driver to the legacy driver. For more information on how to do this, see the article here. The video here guides you through the following steps. General optimisation: Gearslutz.com. Lydmaskinen - Alt om Lydteknik og Musikbranche. Proaudiozone - Download Audio Samples, Libraries & Loops.