Tag: Microphone Stand

Using the Microphone When You Are Performing

By Alvaro O Butler

It is important for the singer, speaker, or the entertainer to understand well the way to use the microphone. Because knowing to use the microphone will help you to look more professional. It is better for you to prepare everything before performing on the stage. Avoid the problems caused by the tool which you use to perform.

To prepare your live stage, the rehearsal is needed to be done. By doing the rehearsal, you will know the operation of the tool and all the technical items you must understand. The rehearsal process will help you to handle if the problem emerges during your live performance. For your information, the microphone and the speaker system is the important aspects which are able to make or break the live performance.Continue reading Using the Microphone When You Are Performing

The Art of Microphone Placement When Recording Guitar

By Richard Marples

The biggest problem with many amateur guitarists is poor tone, and that’s the first thing you might want to correct before you start placing a microphone for recording. Get down and listen to your amp and guitar combination on microphone level – that is where the microphone would be placed when recording.

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Adjust your tone so that you’re happy with it, but remember one thing: the low-end will be increased with a microphone placed close to the source, which is known as proximity effect.

Like any other piece of kit, the same microphone can give tremendously different results depending on how it is used. To get the sound you are looking for takes a bit of expertise and a lot of experimenting. Even the best microphones available can sound “boomy” and unusable if not used correctly.Continue reading The Art of Microphone Placement When Recording Guitar