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Advice & Tips,

Microphone Stand Buying Guide 2020

When buying a microphone, the last thing you’ll probably be thinking about is how you are going to mount it when using it. Chances are you’ll be deep in thought on the specification and performance of your chosen mic. This may be an afterthought once you’ve bought your new microphone,
News,

Musicians, gigs and the Coronavirus

As I write this, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is active in over 100 countries and continues to spread while gathering momentum daily. But it’s also worth pointing out that although there are over 110,000 reported cases, there are also over 60,000 people who have already recovered. The UK government and NHS are
Advice & Tips,

How to gain stage and why

Gain staging is such a prominent aspect of mixing, and you are probably doing all the time without realising. First and foremost, let’s look at what gain staging is. To put it simply, gain staging is the process of managing the volume levels of tracks and plug-ins inside your project
Advice & Tips,

How to clean a dynamic microphone

Whether you are working within a professional studio or live setting, chances are you’ll have a collection of dynamic microphones. Ultimately these should be kept as clean as possible as they are a breeding ground for germs and bacteria, due to their low sensitivity and close proximity to performer’s mouths.