Getting the most out of room tracks


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Getting the most out of room tracks

Room Tracks, where you record the room that you are recording in to its own separate track, deserve special mention. We've talked about so many signal processing strategies that are really built on reverb processors, patching in a reverb and manipulating it. Let's make sure we get the most out of every room tracking opportunity we can. We'll talk about some specific mix ideas, but allow me to offer some suggestions for the Tracking Phase. First, plan to experiment. Miking a room is difficult, it's a big space, and it can be hard to find the best sounding spots for microphones.

Second, while a one-track mono room has some usefulness, plan to set up stereo pairs instead. And if you're working in surround sound use four-, five-, and seven-mike techniques suitable to your surround sound format. You can always use a subset of what you track if desired. Third, all of the stereo and surround techniques you've learned about for recording an orchestra, a horn section or a drum kit,...

Getting the most out of room tracks
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Getting the most out of room tracks provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Alex U. Case as part of the Foundations of Audio: Reverb

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