Tag Archives: Music Production

Vocal Mic Selection

Alexa demonstrates her vocal talent by using an unconventional mic in this recording! Which vocal microphone should I use? In this video we’ll explore your best option for vocal microphone selection! Take a listen to the vocal track in this video and see if you can figure what inexpensive mic we used. The results may surprise you!!

Here’s some of the mics in our studio:
Shure SM7B
SM57
AKG 414XLS Condenser Mic
Rode NT1A Condenser Mic
AKG C214 Condenser Mic
AKG C1000S Condenser Mic

Building Variation and Intensity in your Mixes

I’m using Logic Pro X to demonstrate how I build variation and Intensity in my original song “Drunken Calls”. We’ll take a look subtle changes between the verses and choruses to keep the song interesting and keep the listener engaged as the song progresses. I’m using automation and parallel drum compression to help build intensity in the mix.

Here’s the link to the original song!