Rode NT1a Microphone Review [Video]

| Audio Example, My Music, Product Review, Video

Looking for a great all around go-to studio microphone? Then put the Rode NT1a (or newly updated NT1) on your list. In the wake of last week’s article on affordable microphones vs expensive microphones I thought I would share one of my all time favorite affordable mics. For around $200 US, you really can’t go… Read more »

The One Button That Can Save Your Drums

| Mixing, Plugins, Pro Tools, Tips

If your recordings aren’t sounding great, there could be a million reasons why. But sometimes the simplest of tweaks can be all you need to see dramatic improvement. This is especially true with drum recordings. Just last weekend I was recording drums for my band and with one simple click of a mouse I took… Read more »

Drum Recording Techniques From Focusrite

| Audio Example, Mixing, Tips

As you may well know, there are countless ways to record an acoustic drum kit well. That’s part of the fun and challenge of drum recording. The people at Focusrite put together a video earlier this summer featuring a few different drum mic techniques that I thought might be interesting and helpful to you all…. Read more »