STOW, OH — Audio-Technica is hosting a series of free tutorials that are designed to help users adjust to the circumstances brought about by the health crisis. The “Basic Recording Techniques” series is available on YouTube and features 20 different videos that cover the basics of recording solo vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, saxophone and more. The videos are short, engaging and easy to follow, as well as filled with useful information for those looking to improve their audio recording results.
In the Solo Vocals video, different microphones are compared for different singers, ranges and deliveries. Several videos outline recording techniques for different types of guitars and bass, with different microphones and recording approaches demonstrated. The Piano video features a grand piano captured with a number of different microphone configurations. The series includes tutorials for capturing strings, woodwinds, hand percussion and small ensembles.