The Slide Rules

Ciletti, Eddie
August 2005
Mix;Aug2005, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p110
Reports on the artistic application of the technical rule in sound engineering. Necessity of acquiring polarity awareness to be able to use multiple microphone on drums; Influence of the individual variation on the ability to distinguish level changes; Elucidation on how to align the timing of elements that affects the mix.


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