Recording is the most important element in the process of preserving a piece of audio presentation.
The function of a recording engineer should go far beyond engineering levels such as selection and arrangement of recording equipment, creating an optimal acoustic environment; more importantly, he must be able toappreciate the artist’s characteristic interpretation of the piece and coach the performer(s) during the recording session to achieve the most sensational the best audible effects.
Different audio characteristics can be created by the use of different microphones, recording systems, preamps, acoustic settings, and by different recording engineers for a given performance. The recording engineer’s role among this ensemble of variables is to make needed arrangement of equipment that best matches the acoustic characteristics of the musical instruments and of the vocalist(s). The recording engineer must be sensitive to feature voices and prior experience is of pivoting importance.
A recording engineer must be backed up with sound knowledge and familiarity with the feature properties of various types of available microphones used in a studio. These feature microphone properties include their type, strength and weakness in performance, tolerance for high sound pressure, Fletcher Munson equal loudness curves, sensitivity, frequency response spectrum, and how each type matches different sources of sounds. Appropriate deployment of recording equipment is rudimental to high quality recording.
High quality recorded soundtracks is indispensable to smooth postproduction processing and successful end product. It is the recording engineer’s professionalism that accounts for the quality of each soundtrack, which in turn, enables postproduction specialists to further process the soundtracks and produce the flawless album.
The value and professionalism of a recording studio is manifested through positive and collaborative interactions with the performing artists all along the recording session. A competent recording engineer can make your recording experience an effective and pleasant one, and the output is the best performance the artists can possibly present.
A competent recording engineer should be a productive medium between the artists and the producer of an album. This happens through the willingness of the recording engineer to offer timely and candid advice to all parties involved over any circumstantial glitch that may affect the quality of the output.
Frequently, performing artists’ acute sensation of the performance dulls with time and it is the value of the recording engineer to set in at such points by compensating the performers’ dropping power with appropriate adjustment of device settings.
MuScene adopts the Hollywood standard of 96 kHz/24 bit recording spec that allows more delicate details to be preserved through the higher digitization rate adopted.
Applicable to band demo, vocal demo, album production, broadcast, commercial advertisement, film dubbing, podcast, audio books, concert live recording, and more.
1 hr/ US $43.99 (only vocal, single track, at least 2 hrs, please contact us to get more information)
1 hr/US $63.99~88.25 (minimum 2 hrs)
1 day(8 hr)/ US $469.99(Include Recording Engineer)
To cut down your budget by reducing the occupation of the studio facilities, it is highly recommended that you send us background music/reference track to be used in advance, and in the meantime, make sufficient practice and needed preparation before your recording session. You’re welcome to contact us directly to discuss your specific questions or needs.