Microphone Tips for Vocalists

| December 3, 2010

How many singers and/or singing groups actually take time to practice microphone technique?  www.vocalist.org.uk  offers some great tips and advice for performers who want to get the most out of their sound.

Some important points to remember:

  • When close

Microphone Placement

| September 30, 2010

Microphone placement?  I just put the mics in front of the performers and everything seems fine.  What more do I need to know?  Well, as outlined in the book How Recording Works from the Recording Institute of Detroit, there are …

Microphone Pick-Up Patterns

| August 24, 2010

An important part of choosing the right microphone is considering its directionality, or pick-up pattern.  Have you ever noticed when singing or speaking into the side of a mic, rather than the front, your volume will often decrease?  That …