Monitoring and Room Acoustics
Room Acoustics for Home Audio - Crutchfield - http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb06/articles/studiosos.htm
Recording Magazine has a series of useful articles accessed through the Resource menus at http://www.recordingmag.com
Short-duration-noise removal with Audition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPkEjEu_8I4
In-depth noise removal strategies with Audition - various types of noise- Sengstack -
Plug-ins: Equalization, Reverb and Dynamics
Using Audacity Equalization (You Tube) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo4mFsM5DZ0
Audacity Guide: Reverb - http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/reverb.html
Digital Reverb Explained - Retrosynth
Use Reverb as a Pro - Using Reverb to improve a musical mix - Sound on Sound Magazine - how the proper reverb can knit together a mix; how to set up a common reverb track and use sends; how to use "wet" and "dry"; how a mix might benefit from more than one type of reverb; how to EQ reverb; how to use pre-delay, length, and level; when delay works better than reverb.
How a Compressor Really Works - Youtube
Compression Made Easy Sound on Sound - a more advanced discussion with examples and great practical advice: How do the controls on different brands of compressors work? How much compression should you use? What are the right attack and release times? Notice especially the underlined content.Multiband Dynamics (Advanced Compressors)- Recording Magazine - this is a great article to deepen your understanding of compressors, and explain the usefulness of this popular type of plugin. - Notice especially the underlined content.
Microphone Guide - A quick overview of microphone types, frequency response, patterns, diaphragm size, and most common uses - Sweetwater http://www.sweetwater.com/insync/studio-microphone-buying-guide/
Mic Basics: What is Frequency Response? - Shure Company
MixingProducion Advice: Tracking, Mixing and Mastering - A short and accurate overview of the processes involved.
Sound Mixer Tutorials - Media College - Whether you are using a hardware mixer to record, or a software mixing metaphore for mixing your tracks on a computer, this explains what those controls do!
Introduction to Home Recording PDF - Shure
Audio for DSLR Cameras: XLR mics - Explora - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/video/hands-review/audio-dslr-part-2-xlr-mics
Recording Foley Sounds - An entertaining look at how Foley is done at Warner Brothers Studio - (6.5 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO3N_PRIgX0&feature=youtu.be
|For Your Future Projects
Microphone Positioning Techniques - Shure - with links to specific recommendations for types of instruments http://www.shure.eu/support_download/educational_content/microphones-basics/microphone_positioning_techniques
Recording a Choir -Sound on Sound - (This may be off-line temporarily) http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/sep99/articles/location.htm
Recording a Choir - Sound on Sound - http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb05/articles/qa0205-5.htm
Introduction to Recording and Sound Reinforcement PDF - Shure
LinPlug sound samples, for film scoring, that will load into their Spectral synthesizer - http://www.linplug.com/sounds.html
Online Tone Generator: http://onlinetonegenerator.com/
Audacity Manual: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/manual-1.2/index.html