The MixPre series from Sound Devices* is my favorite, sub $1000, audio recorder and interface. As you’ll read below, it has many advantages over other recorders in this class (Zoom H6, Tascam DR60DmkII, etc.) Of course that is built into the price but the return is worth it IMO.[Read more…]
Have you thought about getting the *Shure SM7B? Does it seem like every podcaster is using this microphone or saving up to buy one? On this episode you’ll hear the SM7B, learn some of its history and why it’s an industry standard and a podcasting favorite. Why did I buy this microphone and should you get one? Let’s dive into the SM7B and find out why I think it’s the most used microphone in podcasting.[Read more…]
How do you use a multichannel audio interface with Skype and other VOIP apps so you can include more than one microphone when many only accept a single channel of audio? Use a free app to create a mono input![Read more…]
Does your mixer output multitrack audio via USB? No. Does it have insert channels? If so, you can still get multichannel out!
On any mixer, you can get two, separated tracks (max) by hard panning left and right.[Read more…]
Can you record two separate audio channels on any mixer? Yes, you can get 2 separated tracks by panning two channels of a stereo mix.
Most mixers don’t record true multitrack audio, that is, they don’t send each of the individual inputs out to software (typically via USB) so that you can record each audio channel onto its own track.[Read more…]