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7 Professional Tricks for De Essing Vocals

De Essing Vocals

  De essing vocals is a highly underrated technique in mixing and many engineers don’t utilize it to its full potential. This is unfortunate as sibilance caused by things like esses or Ts can be an audio engineer’s nightmare.   These artifacts may not be an issue when recorded but can become amplified when the…


9 Vocal Comping Tricks For Perfect Vocals

9 Vocal Comping Tricks For Perfect Vocals

  One of professional recordings best kept secrets is vocal comping. The vocals in a professional recording often sound flawless compared to those that come out of a home studio. This was frustrating when I first started into recording vocals. I couldn’t figure out why my work never sounded as perfect as those in commercial…


One Of The Best Studio Tricks For A Vocal

When multi-track tape machines came out in the late ’60s, someone figured out you could use the extra tracks for more vocal takes of the same part. Then chop them together as a single master composite vocal track. This is still one of the best studio tricks out there. In this video, you will be…


11 Vocal Recording Tips & Tricks

  One of the most overlooked areas in home recording is the vocals. Many beginner engineers simply set up a microphone and expect to get a great sound with no further work.   However, learning how to professionally record vocals is much more intricate than this. It takes one years to discover and perfect all…


7 Best Home Recording Microphones For Vocals

We can’t recommend the best home recording microphones for everyone because vocals are a lot like a fingerprint— they’re unique for every singer. Microphones are unique too and each has a different effect on a singer’s voice. The idea is to find a microphone that suits your vocals and style of singing best when recording….


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