Archive for the ‘Resource Center’ Category

15 Tips for Recording at Home

Friday, October 4th, 2013
Get better results when recording at home. We regularly get questions on how to achieve the best recordings at home. While many Blue users are recording in professional studios, even more are recording in their home office, bedroom, living room, basement or garage. There are a few easy ways to get studio acoustic results, at […]

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Blue Microphones and DW Drums Present: Tips and Tricks for Miking Drums with the Masters

Friday, September 20th, 2013
Join us for a live and lively discussion online Thursday September 26th at 6 pm PT with music producer Michael “Blumpy” Tuller and studio drummer John “JR” Robinson. Get perspective from both an engineer and drummer of what works and what doesn’t when recording drums in the studio – including close miking techniques, a 3-mic set-up, […]

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Mic Tip: Recording Electric Guitar

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
From mic placement to pattern selection, check out these specific techniques for getting just the sound you want. For this tip, we’ve selected the Cactus tube microphone, with its vintage sounds and multiple patterns. Try experimenting with your mic of choice.   [More on Cactus: The nine-pattern Cactus delivers  larger-than-life detail that is reminiscent of the world’s most well respected vintage […]

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Recording Tips & More – Top 10 Tweets in February

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
We’re willing to bet you may have missed a few of the important and fun things we tweeted in February. No need to search endlessly, we’ve compiled the top 10 things you missed– Be sure to follow us on Twitter for more great reads.  Or send your questions to @BlueMicrophones!   Video: How to create […]

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Mic Tip (GRAMMY-winning Edition): Recording Piano with Dragonfly

Friday, February 15th, 2013
One of the most in-demand mixers/mastering engineers in the industry, Phil Magnotti is an ardent (and most times, exclusive) user of Blue Microphones. A multi-GRAMMY award-winning Audio Engineer,  Phil has over 25 years in the professional audio industry with extensive experience in all aspects of recording, mixing, mastering, audio production, film mixing, and live sound mixing. […]

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