Recording Techniques

how to mic a melodica

How to Mic a Melodica

There comes a time when someone walks into your studio or venue carrying an instrument that you haven’t recorded before. In this scenario, let’s say that the instrument is a melodica. The melodica is becoming a popular instrument, much like the ukulele has over the past decade or so. This is in part due to

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how to mic a marimba

How to Mic a Marimba

If you find yourself asking the best way to mic a marimba, then you are not fooling around. This is not a lighthearted, casual jam session. A marimba is an enormous and stately instrument, easily eight feet long and 200+ lbs. But the marimba is also known as one of the fussiest and most difficult

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