Pixel BPM

Your pulse for the latest news, reviews, gear highlights, and professional advice.
  • Upgrading to a Pro/Semi-Pro Podcast Studio

    Upgrading to a Pro/Semi-Pro Podcast Studio

    A lot of our customers call us to ask about setting up their first pro/semi-professional podcast studio. Many of them have recorded podcasts using their phone or a basic USB microphone into a computer which worked fine for the time being. But there comes a time when it's time to...
  • 5 Ways to Take the Room Sound Out of Your Recordings

    5 Ways to Take the Room Sound Out of Your Recordings

    How many times has a nasty room resonance totally killed your recording? At first, it can sound cool to have natural room reverb. But as soon as you start compressing and EQ'ing your tracks, everything sounds thin, phasey, and ultimately unusable. Reverb is an effect more easily and precisely applied...
  • Buyers Guide - Acoustic Guitar Microphones

    Buyers Guide - Acoustic Guitar Microphones

    Acoustic guitar is the most common instrument we have questions on. Whether it's for a live performance or a studio recording, musicians and engineers need a way of recreating the sonic performance by using the right microphone. We created this guide to help you choose the right microphone for your...
  • Buyer's Guide - Electric Guitar Amp Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Electric Guitar Amp Microphones

    So you're in need of a microphone that will bring out the best in your guitar amp. The tone is perfect and you need to make sure that you get that exact sound in your recording or out of the PA. There are a few different factors that go into...
  • Buyer's Guide - Drum Room Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Drum Room Microphones

    The proper use of drum room mics is what separates the professionals from the amatuers in the world of recording real drums. There is no right or wrong way to do it, but if it is done really well, then the whole production glues together and sounds like an expensive...
  • Buyer's Guide - Tom Drum Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Tom Drum Microphones

    The sound of toms can make or break a drum kit. The most important thing to do is change the heads and tune them to sound the way you want. No microphone on earth can take a flabby, boxy tom drum and make it sound like pure gold. Microphones can...
  • Buyer's Guide - Overhead Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Overhead Microphones

    Great cymbals can really glue a drum kit together and make the kit overall sound better. The same principle can be applied to overhead microphones - if the cymbals sound great in the recording, it helps out the entire kit. There are a few main microphone styles and techniques used...
  • Buyer's Guide - Snare Drum Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Snare Drum Microphones

    The snare drum is the driving force that makes a song exciting and explosive. Using the right microphone or microphone combination make really make or break the drive in your drum kit. Snare drums are the piece of the kit that your audience hears the most in your mix, so...
  • Buyer's Guide - Kick Drum Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Kick Drum Microphones

    So you need to record a drum kit, or mic up your kit in a live performance setting. The kick drum is the power house behind the kit and needs to be treated as such. When you are practicing, the kick might sound loud enough. But in a live setting...
  • 5 of the Most Important Studio Upgrades

    5 of the Most Important Studio Upgrades

    No matter how big or small of a studio you are running, you have one main goal: make the best sounding mixes you possibly can. There is tons of gear out there that can add different colors and cohesion to your mixes. Unfortunately, this can give any engineer a serious...
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
Top
Your Cart

You have no items in your shopping cart.