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Recording Experiments – Introduction

As of the start of the college year, I have been studying music technology, a field within the subject of music that is completely new to me. In addition to this, I have been placed in an environment i have never worked in before - a recording studio...

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Recording Experiments – Session 1 – Acoustic Guitar

In my first studio session, I decided I would experiment with various different techniques to record acoustic guitar. To do this, I placed a variety of microphones in various positions around the body and neck of the guitar whilst playing the same song to ensure that comparisons between the recordings would be easier...

Recording Experiments – Session 2 – Drums

For my second studio session, I decided that I would experiment with a variety of ways that a drum kit can be recorded. I was able to position microphones on all drums whilst also being able to record using a handful of stereo microphone techniques to find out which I preferred the sound of when making a recording of a full drum kit...