It’s been quite a transition in getting used to the UW Oshkosh curriculum and studios, but things are coming along nicely and students have been doing all kinds of projects in the studio throughout the semester. In one course in particular, Studio Procedures, we have been recording a variety of instruments from piano to saxophone.
For each session, we test a number of microphones in various positions, such as here on the upright bass. Comparing mic positions helps us to learn which positions are most effective for the various instruments and how to best mix them after recording.
Above, David plays his hand-built guitar as we test various mic positions on electric guitar. We’re going to continue learning the studio and updating the facilities as the semester continues. I’m looking forward to where we’ll end up when the updates are all complete!