5 common Myths about Audio for Video
Here are some of the most common myths about audio for video debunked
Expensive gear will make your recordings sound better.
Nick Friend explains why “investing in expensive equipment” isn’t really the only way to go if you want your audio to be great.
Obviously you don’t need expensive gear to sound professional; you simply need the correct gear.
Before deciding which gear best fits your needs, you first need to invest in knowledge and skill. Start working with the gear you already have, before upgrading your set up and spend money on gear you might end up not using.
Closets and small rooms are ideal places for vocal recordings.
It’s true that recording in smaller places does get you cleaner audio. However, the ideal place is a medium sized, audio-treated room as it gives you the flexibility, after you record your audio, to do whatever you want with it.
Chocolate and milk will ruin your voice.
That myth is totally untrue. Too much chocolate, however, can give you a sugar rush; transmute that energy into creativity!
Lemon water, tea, honey, and herbs will cure your sore throat
If you are sick, then you are sick. There's no workaround to having a sore throat.
Guard your voice and remember it's better to deliver a top product than having to do it all over again.
Hardware audio processors sounds better than digital audio plug-ins.
"Software is just as good as hardware" What!?
Well, truth is that you can get a certain level of precision and quality from digital (software) that you can't always get from hardware. Well, truth is that you can get a certain level of precision and quality from digital (software) that you can't always get from hardware.
The software has gotten as good as, or even better, than the hardware we use. And let’s face it, digital plug-ins add that extra something to your recordings, it’s precise, fast, easy and fun to use!