M-S Recording Technique

The “Mid/Side”, or M-S recording technique, was first designed by EMI engineer Alan Blumlein. He invented the method in 1933 and used it for some of the first stereophonic recordings. The M-S microphone recording technique is commonly used in broadcasts,...
Top Production Mistakes: Part 1

Top Production Mistakes: Part 1

Stop repeating the same mistakes.   In my experience running Berklee’s Electronica Club (soon to be called the Electronic Production Club), I’ve noticed many recurring mistakes producers make. In the past, I would often redirect them to the internet for help....
Utilizing Harmonic Distortion

Utilizing Harmonic Distortion

  Harmonic distortion is capable of adding color, depth, presence, and warmth to a sound. Learn how to utilize it to enrich the frequency content of a mix or individual instruments.   Izotope Exciter   Izotope Exciter is a harmonic exciter/enhancer...

Binaural Sound

Stereophonic sound recording, as we know it today, comes from the patent of Alan Blumlein. He developed what he called a “binaural sound” in 1931. It started when he and his wife viewed a “talkie”(an early sound film) at a local cinema. Blumlein noted that the sound...