Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Recording high quality vocals is an essential part of any musicians project. For those who want to setup their home studio for the best possible vocal sound, the following links will help you get started. Drop me an email if you have an article that absolutely belongs on this list! Subscribe or bookmark this page if you find it useful. I will update this regularly!
http://www.tweakheadz.com/how_to_setup_a_vocal_session.htm - Great advice and microphone technique for recording takes right the first time through.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSVyUCqFa00 - How to adjust the microphone for a singer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7KiNHmAUPs - How to use the proximity effect while recording.
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/oct08/articles/qa1008_5.htm How to setup proper gain structure with your electronic equipment. This is essential for reducing noise floor.
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/nov08/articles/qa1108_4.htm - How to achieve a wider vocal in a mix. Great for making choruses
http://www.tenthegg.co.uk/tips/t003/ - Tips on processing vocals in the mix and what to look for.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msTEPkzZhpQ - video about creating space in the mix for vocals to sit better.
Post orchestrated by The Phat Root Team: around 9:13 PM