Sklivvz
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Cheap DIY solutions, like using egg cartons
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The key thing to remember is that your studio needs to be balanced. For example, there is no point in having Neumann microphones if your preamps are buzzy! So the first thing I would recommend is to ...

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Doubling a track
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There are many reasons to double guitars in a recording, but the main one, in my opinion is because you want to pan the two tracks on the side during mix. Guitars have frequencies that typically ...

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All-round vocal mic
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A part from the classic SM-58, I've had joys with SM-57 and Beta 58. These are all similar, the Beta being the clearest of the lot. These are fine both live and in studio. Another option is using ...

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What is this incredibly annoying noise?
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It is a 1kHz pink noise as you can see here: It's the typical sound due to RF interference from electronic equipment, so a laptop or PC, or other system with a CPU.

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What simple multi channel amp rack do you recommend?
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I use the Behringer Eurorack RX1602. It's simple and cheap (100£) and does the job. http://www.berhinger.com/EN/Products/RX1602.aspx

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Does constant phantom power (24/7) to a microphone wear it out faster?
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In my opinion, your audio card would wear out first, being the most complicated piece of equipment which also continually produces the 48V voltage. Secondly, the FET inside the microphone would wear ...

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