Monthly Archives: October 2009

Week 5 – Microphones

This mixingstudio1.pdf should help you when setting up studio 1 for mixing.

Heres some more links which you may find useful

Sontronics , they’ve also created a Mic Application guide (pdf)

SE Electronics




DPA – Check out  the Application guides & “Mic University” on how to go about mic’ing various situations. Make sure you check out Microphone Technology Guide

Choosing & Using Microphones pdf from Audiotechnica – Lots of interesting info in this one…


Week 4 – Effects

A useful resource:

More links to follow

Week 3

Really good explanation of compression and its uses

A knowledgeable article on compression and different compressors.

Heres another good read, this ones from dbx

BBC report on hearing damage

Download tracksheets for the studio desks from here:

Studio 1: oramtracksheet

Studio 4: Allen & Heath

More info on Allen Heath desk

Studio 8: xtctracksheet


Mackie stuff:

Mackie 32:8 manual

Back of Mixing Desk


Check out the new version of Melodyne which allows you to change notes within guitar chords, after its
been recorded…

Heres Danny from Point Blank testing it out on a soulful house track