June 15, 2018
Once mic or two? Mono or stereo? Hear the differences.
May 3, 2018
Learn the sounds of different speaker, mic, and cabinet types.
April 10, 2018
You can only pump up the volume so far.
March 14, 2018
Loud and proud? Or phony and flat?
February 2, 2018
You can’t steal someone else’s audio. But you can swipe their EQ.
January 8, 2018
We can’t always afford professional mastering for our music. So let’s make the most of the tools we have.
November 24, 2017
Rock recording has modernized since Sgt. Pepper. But has it improved?
October 31, 2017
The perfect part may be closer than you think.
October 3, 2017
Amp and effects modelers are designed to sound analog—but they don’t have to.
September 7, 2017
The far-out sounds of effect sequencers.
July 4, 2017
More unconventional echo experiments.
June 12, 2017
Get creative with faux-analog delay tones.
May 11, 2017
This ugly effect can be a thing of beauty.
April 20, 2017
T’aint bass, t’aint guitar, ’tis versatile.
February 20, 2017
What’s the best way to record acoustic guitar in stereo? X-Y? M-S? A-B? Or just plain old mono?
January 23, 2017
A striking technique stolen from Sonic Youth.
October 26, 2016
Learn how to not just accept but love mic leakage in the studio.
September 4, 2016
A studio-savvy wiring mod that’s quick, easy, and cheap.
August 8, 2016
Can you get great studio sounds from crappy guitars?