Having tried just about every micing technique known to science both in the studio and live, in this video Marcel explains some of the considerations when recording vocals. Microphone positions, room reflections, proximity effect, the nature of the human voice and the relative merits of different types of microphone are all discussed in detail in this fascinating insight into recording in an ever more demanding and complex studio world.

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marcel van limbeek, Capacitor, condenser, microphone, dynamic, large diaphragm, proximity effect, reflections, fundamental frequencies, positioning vocal mic, on axis, off axis, recording, vocals