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Using multiple figure 8 pattern microphones to record in stereo

Posted: 17th January 2012 by Mezzanine Floor Studios in Recording Techniques

Polar patterns indicate the “directionality” of a microphone. They are relatively straightforward but are often misunderstood. This is especially true with the figure-8 pattern that is natural to ribbons and available on some switchable large diaphragm condensers. Think in 3D When first studying the polar pattern chart on a microphone’s documentation, people tend to think [...]

Drum recording techniques

Posted: 4th April 2011 by Mezzanine Floor Studios in Recording Techniques

For those who have ever recorded multitrack drums you know it can be a challenge to get everything right. There are a lot of excellent articles on the subject (Bruce┬áMiller’s website is a great resource for this and so many other details about recording and music production: Bruce Miller’s free audio course. For myself, I [...]