Levels Demystified – The Real Truth About Sweet Spots (Part 4)

A Little Confession Before we continue I feel the overwhelming need to let you in on a secret.  You see now you know that approximately -18dBFS (RMS) is the Magic Number when working ITB and have had it tattooed on your neck, back and forearm, I have a little confession to make: the reality is… Continue reading Levels Demystified – The Real Truth About Sweet Spots (Part 4)

Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 3)

Recording Pino Palladino OK.  Let’s say you get the call to engineer for one of Pino Palladino’s bass sessions.   (Here he is in action.)  Mr Palladino walks in, unpacks his bass, plays a little and you can’t believe your luck when he suggests the exact signal chain you had in mind:  Bass –> Neve 1073… Continue reading Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 3)