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Synchronizing Audio and Video for Independent Musicians Part 2

Subtitle: A better way to replace your camcorder’s audio signal with HQ audio recorded separately Software needed: Logic Pro 9, MPEG Streamclip (freeware) – optional We’ve all been there. Having our concerts recorded with a video camera while, on most occasions, recording audio separately with a portable device such as Zoom H4n due to awful […]

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Connecting Metric Halo ULN-2 Audio Interface to Outboard Gear

In this post I’d like to show you a simple way to integrate outboard gear such as guitar overdrive/equalizer/compression pedals into your mixing process using Metric Halo ULN-2 Audio Interface, Mio Concose and Logic 9 DAW. Although Metric Halo’s other products (2882, ULN-8, LIO-8) are better equipped for incorporating outboard gear due to a larger […]

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How to record classical guitar part 1: Stereo techniques explained

In this blog post I’ll explain several stereo techniques often used to record classical guitar – AB, ORTF, XY and MS (Mid-Side). You’ll be able to hear the difference for yourself and vote for whatever sound(s) you prefer! The microphones used for this experiment were my Oktavas Mk-012 modded by Michael Joly with cardioid and […]

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AirString Duo Wins International Competition “Enrico Mercatali”

I’m excited to announce my flute&guitar duo – AirString Duo – has just been awarded 1st prize at VIII. International Competition “Città di Gorizia” – Enrico Mercatali Prize – in the category of chamber music with no age limit! All the results are available here. To hear the entire winning program that we recorded in […]

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Recording Classical Guitar: Hi-End Studio vs. Home Studio

Here’s a little experiment I did – I’ve recently transcribed a baroque sonata by Giovanni Zamboni and recorded it twice – once in a high-end studio facility here at University of music in Vienna and once in my home recording studio. Let’s call them Recording A and Recording B. To make this experiment just a […]

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