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Mastering Pro Tools® Effects: Getting the Most Out of Pro Tools’ Effects Processors by Jeremy Krug

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Quality on the Way In

The material may be fantastic, the performance inspired, and the instruments sound spectacular in the room, but now the microphone must capture the signal, pass it on through the preamplifier, and into the computer. If this part of the process isn’t handled with care, you are likely to spend most of the rest of your time making up for it.

Good Microphones and Careful Placement

Like so many sections in these first few chapters, entire books have been written on this subject alone. Even small commercial recording studios may have upward of 50, 100, or more microphones in their collection. Some manufacturers have almost as many different models and designs available. There are two very good reasons for this. The first is that ...

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