Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar

There are many different ideas and method’s behind recording what is most likely the most popular instrument on earth, the acoustic guitar. It requires thought on; the type of microphones to use, microphone positioning/recording technique, DI, type of guitar, guitar...
Recording Vocals

Recording Vocals

As someone who runs a recording studio, I have often been asked how to get the best vocal recording. My number one answer is always the same, “be well rehearsed”. To get a great take in the studio practice is the most important part of the puzzle. For example, if you...
Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Quite often I’ve had questions from artists about how to start your own home studio or most commonly when starting out, a bedroom studio. Especially questions about the gear required to get started. In this blog I’ll guide the beginner audio engineer through the basic...
Top 5 Music Promotion Tips (For Indie Artists)

Top 5 Music Promotion Tips (For Indie Artists)

When it comes to the wide scope and depth of the music industry it can be quite difficult to get your head around the ins and outs of music promotion (PR) as an independent musician. There are always options to hire a publicist or a radio plugger but these options are...
Top 5 Mixing Tips

Top 5 Mixing Tips

What is mixing? Well I’m not talking about mixing a cake, although that does sound tasty! Mixing is the combining of all individual tracks on a song and enhancing each track in the song with digital or analog processing like compression, eq, reverb etc. These tracks...