You’re starting your recording career and you would like to know more about microphone choice and placement secrets? It’s your lucky day! Hal Leonard has released a new installment of The Blackbird Foundation Series at Groove3: Mic Choices & Placement. Taught by The Blackbird Academy Co-Director and Instructor Kevin Becka (a recording engineer for over 25 years, working with the top names in the music industry), this new course covers the essential information need to choose and place the right microphone to get a great sound at the source.
The course is broken up into 9 easy-to-digest tutorials, each not longer than 5 minutes, ideal for learning throughout the day when time allows. Topics include:
Microphone features: phantom power, front and side address, on- and off-axis
Frequency Response & Directionality: polar patterns and how they affect the quality of your recording
Proximity Effect and why no two mics sound the same
Voicing, Roll-Off & Pad
Mono & Stereo Placement
Kevin Becka leads the tutorials at an easy-to-follow speed, accompanied by professional video and great visuals from Blackbird Studios in the heart of music town Nashville, TN.
Price and availability The course is now available at Groove3.com here. $15.00 for purchase or available with Groove3’s All Access Pass for $15/month.
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