M/S Recording and Processing Technique

February 16, 2017 No Comments

Earlier in the week we did a recording with a B3 organist in a Leslie cabinet and we used the microphone technique called mid-side recording or processing. So we set up and configured the microphone but we did not process it yet. So that’s what I’m going to show you today in our pro tool […]

Monitors and Calibration pt. 2

February 9, 2017 No Comments

I wanted to elaborate some of the videos I made with Dennis the other day, specifically with VU metering and calibration, monitor calibration and even converter calibration. So I hope this helps out. I’ll be using some of the same programs that you use to help illustrate this. And if you have any questions or […]

Monitors and Calibration pt. 1

February 2, 2017 No Comments

Today I want to talk to you about monitor calibration. And it’s a subject that Dennis has gone over and I’m sure there’s a lot of other videos out there but if you’re looking into our YouTube channel for great references. I hope this helps you out because it has helped me out tremendously for […]

K20 VU Metering

January 26, 2017 No Comments

I wanted to make a screencast and show you a useful way to use VU metering and calibration. During the recording and mix process I find it’s useful to change the calibration and it’s a very simple way of metering in general but there’s no one calibration that fits all genres and all specific areas […]

Interview with Sam Boumoujahed from Studio 2020, Chicago

January 21, 2017 No Comments

Dennis: Hi everyone, I’m Dennis Foley from Acoustic Fields, we have the great pleasure of being in studio 2020 in the windy city Chicago, Illinois. I grew up in Illinois, so it’s good to be back and we’re in Sam’s studio. Sam’s going to talk to us a little bit about a before and after […]

How to Integrate Sub Woofers Into Your Presentation

January 19, 2017 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how to integrate subs into your presentation, into your room whether it’s home theater, control, mixing, two channel playback, it really doesn’t matter. Let’s look at what a low frequency producing device called a sub-woofer is and that’s exactly what it is. Forget that it’s a speaker, forget about […]

How To Fine Tune – 2 Channel

January 12, 2017 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how to fine tune your 2 channel system. First thing we have to decide is speaker placement. Now, we have a room and we’re going to put those speakers in a room. We have left and right, okay? How far from the front wall? How far from the sidewalls? […]

High Resolution Gear Vs. High Resolution Rooms

January 5, 2017 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about high resolution gear vs. high resolution rooms. Let’s face it, today’s gear has tremendous advantages over the old analog systems that we used for playback and recording. Unfortunately the rooms and the quality of the rooms in which the digital formats are used are really not up to the […]

Don’t Set Your Subwoofer On The Floor!

December 29, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how not to put your subwoofer on the floor. See it all the time, I see it in corners. Be careful here, this is a huge energy producing source. Not only it produces energy but it produces low frequency energy which is very difficult to deal with in today’s […]

Definition First, Diffusion Second

December 22, 2016 2 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about diffusion. There seems to be a lot of misunderstanding out there about it. It’s a shame really because diffusion is such a great tool, especially in 2 channel playback, control rooms, mixing rooms, rear wall situations, ceilings in home theaters, rear walls in home theaters. It really adds a […]