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The Inside Track: Mixing Concert Recordings

Jan 1, 2008, By Kevin Becka

There's a perfect storm in live sound recording technology: the power of computers combined with the ease and portability of digital recording gear have...

Speech and Song

Nov 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

We all know that voice is king. Of the six instrument categories we've explored in our Recording the Band series, the voice is arguably the most powerful....

Hellacious Horns

Sep 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

English conductor and obvious curmudgeon Sir Thomas Beecham said, Brass bands are all very well in their place outdoors and several miles away. But don't...

Killer Keys

Jun 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

Guitarist Andrs Segovia said, The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth. At the extreme, this is true, as anyone listening to pianist...

Recording the Band—A Geek's Take

Mar 1, 2005, By Eddie Ciletti

Last fall, I began teaching audio at a local technical college. Unlike typical sessions where time is money we have more opportunities to document audio...

Guitar Greatness

Mar 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

The guitar has defined generations of music since its rise in popularity in the mid-'50s. Trailblazing players such as Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff...

Percussive Perfection

Jan 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

This feature marks the first installment of Mix's six-part Recording the Band Series by technical editor Kevin Becka. In these bi-monthly articles, Becka...

Recording Vocals

Sep 1, 2004, By Blair Jackson

Finding the right mic is like finding the right lover, says New York-based producer/engineer/studio owner Steve Rosenthal. Because if you find the match...

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