Hal Leonard has released a new microphone tutorial installment for The Blackbird Foundation Series at Groove3: Mic Choices & Placement. Taught by The Blackbird Academy Co-Director and Instructor Kevin Becka, 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 nine easy-to-digest tutorials, each not longer than five minutes. 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
• Specialty mics
Becka leads the tutorials at an easy-to-follow speed, accompanied by professional video and visuals from Blackbird Studios in Nashville, TN.
The course is $15.00 for purchase or available with Groove3's All Access Pass for $15/month.
For more information and to get the course, visit groove3.com.