Mono or Stereo – Why are there both kinds of tracks if stereo is BETTER?

April 25th, 2012 by admin

Many beginning home recordists get confused between recording to a mono or stereo audio track. Isn’t stereo better and wider? So why record to a mono track? What usually happens is they try to record to a stereo track, but find that their vocal is only playing through one speaker. If the DAW lets them, [...]

Stereo Recording of a Band

November 11th, 2010 by admin

If you have ever tried to record a band on a limited budget with poor results, take a look at this video. Here is an example of recording a group with a stereo mic setup. This is how some of the great recordings were done in the 50′s and 60′s. Why not use those techniques [...]