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Best possible Youtube Video Dynamic Microphones
Old 15th September 2011
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Best possible Youtube Video

I want to make the best possible youtube video for promoting my songs, and I wonder where I should invest my money. Its vocals and acoustic guitar. I have a 4 year old decent PC, allen heath mixer, sm58/57, Audix OM6, Old echo mia card. Im also buying a HD camera. Should I just shoot for the Neumann U87 or what?
Old 16th September 2011
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Shoot it with a good camera and good source. Use an editing program that allows separation of audio from video (NOT movie maker) and make the best damn vidyas you can!
Old 17th September 2011
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With a good source? Are you talking about microphones?
What would be a great recording signal chain for vocals? SM58 - A&H mikser - echo soundcard acceptable?
Old 17th September 2011
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That signal chain should work great given the right room setup.
Old 18th September 2011
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will a good mixer like the A&H be a substitute for a decent soundcard?
Old 18th September 2011
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will a good mixer like the A&H be a substitute for a decent soundcard?
Using the sound card built into your computer is far from a good idea, really. Only do that if you absolutely need to. If you purchased something like a Tascam USB audio device you'd be better off as it will high a higher frequency spectrum and will be much more acceptable sound quality wise.

If you're doing to use a nice audio console, limiting yourself with a junk input to your recording computer will render the nice console almost useless unfortunately.
Old 22nd September 2011
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OK, so my expensive A&H mixer is useless in this situation?
Old 29th September 2011
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What easy editing program do you recommend ? Sony Vegas?
I have Cakewalk Sonar 8. It might seperate the audio or I could mute it.
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