Simon Willey, engineer to Bryan Ferry, shows us where the magic happens.
Marcel talks us through his final choice of mic, via nuggets of wisdom about positioning, sibilance and pop shields.
Another truly excellent, information-heavy Masterclass from Marcel. You’ll never be the same again.
If you thought you knew your vocal mics… Marcel discusses, in remarkable depth, his personal favourite vocal microphones. This is good stuff indeed.
Using two figure of 8 mics can result in a highly successful recording of a singer and guitar at the same time, by reducing phase problems.
MS Stereo technique is a bit different in that you end up with 3 channels on the desk rather than the usual 2 channels.
Recording in stereo, like most things in audio, has some glories and some pitfalls. Marcel discusses AB and XY techniques.
Marcel goes into detail demonstrating the proximity effect with various mics, and what choices one is faced with in a recording situation.
Capturing a truthful recording of a performance is the goal for studio engineers – Marcel shares his thought processes and methods for achieving this.
Thinking carefully about your microphone choice is the first step along the path to a great recording. Marcel shares his brain.
Experimenting with microphones and positioning is key to a great recording and mix.
A brilliant, very deep discussion about microphone choice, positioning and phase when recording a drum kit.