Category: Audio Production Career

Focus on your Fututre: How to treat a Hobby like a Career

  Today we face many more distractions than ever.   Video Games, on demand TV, Phones and the all mighty Internet take up more of our time than ever before.  These are great and all have great resources we can utilize to build our skills, but they can also take valuable hours away from you honing […]

Learn How To Solder

If you are an audio engineer and you looking for a way to broaden your skills, learning how to solder can be a very valuable skill to have. Often times issues that arise with gear in the studio can be fixed simply by re-soldering a cable or solder joint that has come loose. So how […]

Recording A Band In A Small Space Live

So what if you don’t have the budget to book a large studio to record and you have a 4 or 5 piece band? A lot have bands have moved to recording their records at home, in their living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms. So how can you record live band in their living room […]

Commit To Your First Mix

A lot of the time we can get a good mix the first time but because of our insecurity or our want to experiment we end up spending more time over mixing than we should. More often than not if you over mix something the best thing to do is to backtrack to what your […]

Use Phase To Balance Your Mix

This is a great trick that can help you get those tricky stereo tracks perfectly balanced in you mix. So if record a anything from an acoustic guitar to a 50 person choir using a stereo miking technic and you get them into the mix and they sound a little left o right heavy, what […]

The Acoustic Guitar

The acoustic guitar has played a huge role in american music history. There isn’t a music genre today that hasn’t incorporated the acoustic guitar in someway or another. So as an audio engineer, it is pretty important to know as much as you can about acoustic guitar; like style, size, material, and brand. There are […]

Getting A Job In The Recording Industry And Keeping It

This is what everyone of us is striving for, and can be really hard to find. So how do you get the gig? There are some great words of wisdom that you can arm yourself with to make yourself better than the rest. The first great piece of advice is simply to be better than […]

Being An Audio Engineer On A Budget

I don’t need to tell you how expensive microphones are or how much recording studios cost. So how do you afford becoming an audio engineer? This can be a fun rewarding experience and starting out as an Audio Engineer on a budget can give you the opportunities to learn some very valuable life skills. One […]

How To Safely Put A Microphone On A Stand

This may seem like common sense to some people but this is very important if you’re new to the industry. You do not want to be the new guy that broke a microphone putting it on the stand. Whenever you are dealing with microphone, whether it belongs to you or not, you should treat it […]

What Is The Best Condenser Microphone Under $200?

If you are on a budget and really need a solid microphone that will do the job, what should you buy? Recording Hacks has an indepth review on 7 microphones in the $200 price range. They took these microphones and recorded a couple different instruments and have the results as a blind test, letting you […]

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