Time Out: 3:30pm
Lesson 8 was centered around the palcement of the microphone. The four fundamental styles of mic placemnet that relates to the distance are distant, close, accent , and ambient. We discussedn in detail the differences and similarities between these placements. Max mentioned that the 3:1 rule protectes against excessive microphone phasing. In the reading we touched upon the fact that when recording electric guitar and bass amps the brightest sound is made when the microphone is facing into the center of the speaker's cone. We then talked about that the enigeeer will label each input in the software to keep track and that a list of instuments and vocals were recorded on a sheet called the studio track log. Lesson eight ended with a preview of what protools was like.