How To Explore Background Vocal Mic Placement In Audio Recording


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Exploring background vocal mic placement

If the singer is doing all of her own background vocals, you can treat every vocal as a lead vocal, but if you have multiple vocalists to record, your approach needs to be different. Here are a few tricks to help that background vocal sound great. If you have a number of singers that really blend well together, or you are doing a gang vocal, you might want them all to sing on the same microphone. The following method works well with up to three vocalists. Position the vocalists around the mic, being careful not to get them too far to the sides, since they may end up being quieter and have less definition if that happens.

Set the trim and fader so the level reaches -10dB on the meter and have the vocalists sing their part. (music playing) Set the balance of the vocalist by either moving the louder ones to step backwards or the quieter ones a step forward, keep moving them by single step increments until the correct vocal balance is achieved. (music playing) When that balance is struck, ma...

Exploring background vocal mic placement
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