Multiband Compression Tips

Waves has posted a great article about Multiband Compression. Between Waves C4 and C6 products at our Holt and Westside venues, and the Pro Multiband Compressor at REO Town, we have some great tools in place to help achieve controlled dynamics and well shaped tone in one stop. Take a look this article and the videos included within it to find out how.

Waves Multiband Compression 101

The Importance of Mic Placement for Guitar Amps

Lynn Fuston wrote a great post on Sweetwater’s site about the importance of mic placement for guitar amps. It includes some recorded examples so you can hear how a 1″ change in placement can have a big effect on tone. This is another great example of how it’s easier to get desired results by changing something on stage before you reach for those EQ knobs. Check it out!

The Importance of Mic Placement for Guitar Amps

How to Mic a Snare Drum

Lynn Fuston posted a great article on Sweetwater’s site about mic’ing snare drums. If you’re looking for a different sound out of your snare, try a different mic position instead of relying on EQ to get a specific tone.

How to Mic a Snare Drum

As a quick side note, remember that mic placement matters! This is especially true for drums and guitar amps as a small move of the mic can make a big difference in your sound.