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Capturing Rap – The Very Basics of Recording a Rap Performance.

This time – a few generic tips on recording & working with rap vocals for those who are just starting out and haven’t got a first clue about th...

Recording vocals – look for the right distance & angle

If you are an upcoming musician who also does his own recording/producing there’s a whole new aspect to your creative work. Actually having to set ...

Drum recording – how do I approach hi-hats?

We can do just fine with one microphone when recording vocals, guitars, bass and quite a few other instruments and sound sources but there’s a lot ...

Recording in the digital world – NO need for going as “hot” as possible

As was told previously, the journey to a good your mix begins at the first stages of recording. The basics like proper microphone and its placement...

How to take your vocal recordings to the next level - going from beginner to pro

While amateur recording is fine for many, there comes a point in every serious musician's life when they take the decision to grow to the next leve...

Mix like Chris Lord-Alge

If you’re tempted to mix like Chris Lord-Alge than at least do it right! Pay attention to some vocal tips  If you consider yourself a fan of rock ...

Creating a home studio – get the best out of modern computer technology

  So, you’ve decided to create your own recording studio at home? Cool. We at Violet Microphones would love to share our knowledge. The industry w...

5 Common Mistakes When Recording Vocals

  One of the worst things a recording engineer can do is to get a great performance down badly. The results of such recording sessions ar...