Monthly Archives: August 2017

Going to the Mid-Side

By the Zen Duder Mid-Side recording was devised by EMI engineer Alan Blumlein. He patented the technique in 1933. It has remained somewhat less popular than the standard X/Y or ORTF stereo techniques, and yet offers significant advantages. It is … Continue reading

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A procedural guide for remote studio operations

A procedural guide for remote studio operations By the Zen Duder In this guide, we are attempting to solidify a process for working on a project remotely. These days, technology affords us the ability to work together on projects at … Continue reading

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What’s the frequency Kenneth ?

By the Zenned Duder In this article we are going to discuss the sample rate at which you record, and we are going to do it in a common sense non technical manner so everyone can understand even if you … Continue reading

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How to Successfully operate a Project Studio

By the Zen Duder   INTRO   In this article we will discuss the “project studio”. Your guide for this tour will be the Zen Duder, who has been operating in the project studio space since the concept came into … Continue reading

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How to Fix Condenser Microphone Sputtering

By The Zen Duder Lets first distinguish two kinds of sputtering. The first kind is a process. Gold sputtering of a condenser microphone diaphram, for example. This is done to improve the performance. The second kind of sputtering is a … Continue reading

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Do you need a Variac?

By the Zen Duder [Zenduder.com] Lets talk about the variac and whether or not you need one, because this is a simple subject and yet rife with misinformation. Your first thought might be, what is a variac? and if I … Continue reading

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