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10 Recording Tips for Electric Guitar Players - Part 2

Marc Henshall | 09/06/2014 10 Recording Tips for Electric Guitar Players - Part 2
This is part 2 of our 10 recording tips for electric guitar players, where we provide tips to help you get the best possible results from the start.

10 Recording Tips for Electric Guitar Players - Part 1

Marc Henshall | 02/06/2014 10 Recording Tips for Electric Guitar Players - Part 1
ProfessionalĀ recordings can be achieved at home or in a small project studio for a relatively modest budget; you just need to get the basics right and the rest becomes much easier.

Discover Why Your SM58 Grill Is Designed to Dent

Marc Henshall | 23/05/2014 Discover Why Your SM58 Grill Is Designed to Dent
When used on the road, mic grills will inevitably receive abuse. We look at how the Shure SM58 grill is designed to dent - protecting your microphone.

Choosing a Saxophone Microphone for Recording and Live Sound

Davida Rochman | 15/05/2014 Choosing a Saxophone Microphone for Recording and Live Sound
In this post, we're going to turn the spotlight on an essential instrument in the horn section: the saxophone. To help us do it, we've turned to a trio of pros: ADAM HILL from Memphis's legendary Ardent Studios (where everyone from Big Star to the Staples Singers and Isaac Hayes has recorded), FOH Engineer FRANK GILBERT who mixes sound at Chicago's hippest live music venues and our own DEAN GIAVARAS, a sax player and the chief recording engineer at Shure's state-of-the-art Performance Listening Center.

Shure Unidyne, 75 Years of the World's Most Recognisable Mic

Marc Henshall | 29/04/2014 Shure Unidyne, 75 Years of the World's Most Recognisable Mic
When the unidyne 55 was introduced, it was the first single element unidirectional dynamic microphone in the world. From entertainers to politicians, past and present, the Unidyne remains the world's most recognisable microphone. In celebration, we look at the Unidyne story and what makes it the basis for all microphones built today.

Unusual Recording Techniques: Trash Mic

Marc Henshall | 09/04/2014 Unusual Recording Techniques: Trash Mic
To continue with our blog series featuring unconventional studio techniques, we're looking at yet another experimental technique called the "Trash Mic."

Unusual Recording Techniques: SM57 in a Bucket of Water Next to the Kick Drum

Marc Henshall | 27/03/2014 Unusual Recording Techniques: SM57 in a Bucket of Water Next to the Kick Drum
The first part in a series looking at unconventional studio mic techniques. We test drive an old SM57 water trick.

Dynamic vs. Condenser Mics on Toms

Marc Henshall | 13/03/2014 Dynamic vs. Condenser Mics on Toms
Dynamic and condenser tom-tom mics divide opinion among sound engineers. Both have distinct advantages depending on application, but which is right for you?

How to Get a Great Kick Drum Sound Using Two Shure Mics

Marc Henshall | 11/03/2014 How to Get a Great Kick Drum Sound Using Two Shure Mics
Learn to capture the weight and attack of a kick drum using the Shure Beta 52A and Shure Beta 91A.