2006/08/01 – Guitar & Vocals – Various

What was recorded – Acoustic Steel String Guitar and soprano-range vocals

Who was recorded – Ng Hwei Ling (Both guitar & vocal). Two songs and a vocal line for a backing track

Time – Morning through afternoon

Place – My bedroom

Equipment – Dell Inspiron 600m laptop with E-MU1616M audio interface, AKG C451B small-diaphragm condenser microphones – set up as an ORTF-pair (for guitar). Single AKG C451B was used for vocals (even though it is not a vocal microphone)

Format – Stereo WAV 24bit/48kHz

Project Size– 940MB


Two extra pillows, an array of blankets, towels and matresses were put up to absorb the sound of the room (which had a slightly ‘boxy’ sound to it). All windows and doors were shut and fans were turned off (resulting in sweltering heat).

Resulting sound was decent – although vocal had too much accuracy and detail to it. Would have been better with a vocal / large diaphragm microphone.

Picture of studio set-up

Demo1 – Excerpt from Guitar & Vocal recording [mp3 192kbps 0:10 236kb]

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