Are studio monitor speakers essential for home or mobile studio owners or can you get away with just using headphones?
Welcome to The HUB's Tech Tip center where you'll find musician-friendly advice about how to get the best out of your instruments, amps, and recording gear. If you don't know the difference between a balanced and unbalanced input or want to learn how to install premium Gibson pickups in your Epiphone guitar, you've arrived at the right place. In coming weeks we'll be posting expert advice on setting up your guitar for optimal playability, the ins and outs of using a mixer, effects pedal signal chains, getting single coil tone without the hum, and a whole lot more.
Nearly two-decades of club and touring FOH work inform his take on the audio gear and go-to strategies that please everybody.
Here are 8 great tips and techniques for miking up guitar amplifiers in the recording studio.
From simple to sophisticated, these tips will enhance your recorded voice.
When it comes to volume, a speaker's rated wattage is only part of the equation
A comprehensive guide for the aspiring wedding DJ, from the necessary pro audio equipment to how to prepare for DJ'ing your first wedding reception.
Producer Cameron Webb reveals secrets to choosing the right microphones and positioning them to professionally record your performance.
Vital tips to make your recorded guitar come alive using the right microphones and techniques
You finally bought that guitar you've been eyeing for a long time. You open the case, gently remove it from its plush cradle, and hold it in your arms. A fresh pick in your fingers, you begin an elegant and complex arpeggio that ranges across the fretboard. Suddenly, right in the middle of the run, the strings start buzzing. You check your technique and it's fine. So what's the problem?
Need some help getting your bass to come through your mixes? Meet your new best friend, the compressor.