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Back To Bach

Feature | Topic: Composing / Art, Recording, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1992
The Making of an Album

When Julian Colbeck went back to Bach to find musical inspiration, little did he think he'd end up recording a whole album.

Basic Microphone Technique

Feature | Topic: Microphones, Recording | Sound International, Sep 1978

Freelance engineer Steve Hall offers some guidance.

Bits 'n' Pieces - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Recording, Sound Fundamentals | Recording Musician, Dec 1992
Digital Audio

How tapeless recording works and what advantages it has over conventional recording systems.

Bits 'n' Pieces - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Recording, Sound Fundamentals | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
An Introduction to Digital Audio

Digital audio explained from the ground up — bit by bit!

Bring the Noise

Feature | Topic: Microphones, Recording, Sampling | Music Technology, Feb 1989

If you intend to make samples of acoustic instruments or events, you're going to need a microphone - but which one? David Bradwell checks the various types and their uses.

C-ducing Cymbals

Feature | Topic: Microphones, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1985

Electronic drum kits give superb sound separation for the studio engineer - but he still has to mike up the cymbals. We investigate a novel application for the C-ducer contact strip microphone, which helps alleviate this problem.

Choosing A Cassette Tape

Feature | Topic: Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Tape Talk

Contact Miking Stringed Instruments

Feature | Topic: Live, Microphones, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1983

Contact miking stringed instruments.

Contact Miking the Piano Family

Feature | Topic: Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Live Recording

Digging In The Dirt

Feature | Topic: Recording | Sound On Sound, Nov 1992
Recording Peter Gabriel's Us

Direct-To-Stereo Recording

Feature | Topic: Microphones, Recording | Recording Musician, Aug 1992
Sound Workshop

Paul White shows how you can explore classic mic techniques using basic equipment.

Doing That Digital Thing

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Making Music, Sep 1986

Producer John Walters discusses how those noughts and ones will affect us musiciany beings.

Doing the Business

Feature | Topic: Music Business, Recording | In Tune, Jun 1985
Demos

Making the Most of Studio Time

Dolby S Explained

Feature | Topic: Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Recording Musician, Aug 1992

Dave Lockwood explains how Dolby S noise reduction increases the potential of analogue tape recorders.

Drum Recording Techniques

Feature | Topic: Recording | International Musician, Mar 1975

Electronic Music Techniques

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1981
Mixing

First Take

Feature | Topic: Recording | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986

Paul White and Dan Goldstein on how to beat the problems of venturing into a professional studio for the first time. If you’re new to recording, the advice is unmissable.

Gateway Multitrack Course

Feature | Topic: Education, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1984

One way to discover more about recording.

Gating Techniques

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1984

'Noise Gates' are now an inherent part of modern recording practice. We explain their function and provide some practical applications.

Get On The Right Track

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985

Leading new wave synthesist Ian Boddy explains the way he uses 'track sheets' when undertaking a recording.

Getting the Best from Your Portastudio

Feature | Topic: Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1984

Recording tips for this popular machine.

Getting The Most From A 4-Track

Feature | Topic: Recording | Making Music, Nov 1986
Better Recording

An A-Z of stuff that'll help you to get better sounds

Hands On: Casio DA7 DAT Recorder

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Aug 1992

Casio's DA7 is one of the cheapest DAT recorders on the market, yet it is still a suitable machine for mastering. David Mellor reveals its better features and finds ways round a couple of problems.

Hands On: Cassette Multitracks

Feature | Topic: Recording | Sound On Sound, Oct 1992

The multitrack cassette recorder provides an excellent platform for learning the essential skills of multitrack recording. David Mellor explains how to get the best out of them.

Hands On: Sound Tools

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations, Recording | Sound On Sound, Nov 1991

Ever wondered what its like to use Digidesign Sound Tools? David Mellor takes the driving seat of the world's favourite hard disk recording/editing system.

 

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