Studio recording can be a minefield of sound leakage, ambient distractions and other unwanted interference. Here, Joe Albano shares his top tips for getting great isolation during audio capture.
DAWs let us meter in many different ways, but how should you be using them? Joe Albano explains Peak and Average metering as well as much more in this advanced metering course.
An integrated software and hardware workflow means this new system could streamline the process of recording for the increasingly popular VR format.
Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.
Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.
RME's Fireface hardware is well regarded in the pro audio world, but how would Matt Vanacoro get on with the UFX+ and its wealth of I/O? Read on to find out.
Direct or D.I boxes are a staple of live performance and recording. Matt Vanacoro explains why it's important to choose the right one for the job.
Cue mixing is sometimes a bit of an afterthought in the recording process but it's actually vitally important to getting the best out of your performers. Joe Albano explains why.
If you've ever been baffled by the terminology of the pro audio world, our AudioPedia series is here to make it crystal clear. In this short video, Joe Albano gets to grips with condenser mics.
If you've never taken advantage of optical preamps to expand your UA Apollo mobile recording rig, you could be missing out! Rich Tozzoli shows you how it works and how it can help you.
The ISOVOX 2 really takes things to the next level as far as acoustic isolation is concerned, providing an all-round solution for serious acoustic treatment. Lynda Arnold gave it a whirl.
Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the world’s first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Focusrite’s latest professional audio interface is chock full of functionality and features like audio over IP, Pro Tools HD interfacing, Thunderbolt 2 and much more. We put it to the test…
A new amp model, enhanced sound collection and improved MIDI connectivity. What more could you ask for?
Some people spend a fortune on music gear and while that’s a nice option to have, not everyone can flash quite so much cash. Here are some tips for building a system without breaking the bank.