In Studio – Music

In Studio – Music

Preparation Makes for the Best Recordings

When I was first getting into recording, there was a lot of talk about whether gear or engineering skills had the most impact on the quality of a recording.  A lot of newbies (like me) were setting up home studios and we had to decide how to spend our budgets[…]

matt levings one mic recording

Recording Acoustic Guitar and Vocals with One Mic

I’m loving these Songsmiths recordings. Songs played in their simplest form captured by one mic. Simple, beautiful. Recording acoustic guitar and a vocal with one mic eliminates the phase issues that can crop up when using separate mics on voice and instrument. In that 2-mic scenario, each mic picks up[…]

National Incident Records Live at the Cooler

New Band on the Block National Incident is a dynamic new Joburg-based rock band whose music is sprinkled with elements of funk, reggae and pop. The band is composed of two guitarists (one of whom sings lead), a drummer and a bassist and they recently recorded their new song live at[…]