What is the Best Microphone for Outdoor Interviews?

There are tons of reasons you might find yourself wanting to take your gear outside the studio. Whether you’re a journalist recording an interview, a travel vlogger exploring undiscovered places, a producer looking for interesting soundscapes and ambient noise or just looking to experiment and play with sound, field recording opens up lots of opportunities … Read more

Podcast Noise Gate Settings: Our Guide

Have you ever found your final podcast material lacks the high fidelity finesse of others? A noise gate could be the solution for you! Noise gates have become a vital tool in all areas of recording, from bedroom podcasters to the best recording studios around. Here is a breakdown of how to incorporate a noise … Read more

How Much Acoustic Treatment Is Too Much?

You may be under the impression that the more acoustic treatment, the better. Some recording studios spend thousands to have every surface covered with acoustic treatment. But is heavily investing in acoustic treatment such as foam, bass traps, and other methods the best way to get your podcasting studio sounding its best? Read on to … Read more

Should You Use Diffusion or Absorption at First Reflection Points?

You’ve carefully considered your room, chosen your gear, and have set up your speakers to the correct millimeter but still find your mixes lack clarity and precision – this is where acoustic treatment is necessary to create a professional mixing or recording space. By treating the acoustics in your home studio, the overall quality of … Read more