Microphone Expertise: Series 1

Microphone Expertise: Series 1

Microphones: the way we capture and project our sound. With microphones being so important to a musician, it’s crucial we understand them so we can capture the most authentic recordings and performances possible. Lucky for you, our experts here at Sound Pure...
Parallel Compression

Parallel Compression

Parallel compression is a classic production and mixing technique that can really add some density, punch, and excitement to an otherwise stagnant source. There really is nothing complicated about it because it’s as simple as adjusting a wet/dry blend knob on any...
The Right Drum Throne for You

The Right Drum Throne for You

In this episode of Gear Tips, Sound Pure percussion specialist Paul Spencer tells us what to look for when shopping for a throne. Although a throne might not be the most glamorous piece of equipment, it is the foundation of a player’s control and that makes picking...
Acoustic Guitar String Gauges

Acoustic Guitar String Gauges

In this episode of gear tips, Sound Pure acoustic guitar specialist Barrett Brooks answers questions and provides some insight on string gauge for acoustic guitars. Most acoustic guitars will come standard with 12 gauge strings. While 12’s are a great choice, you...
Henriksen Amplifiers: The Bud vs. The Blu

Henriksen Amplifiers: The Bud vs. The Blu

In this episode of Gear Tips, we discuss the differences between The Bud and The Blu from Henriksen. To compliment their series of transparent amplifiers, Henriksen announced the addition of The Blu to their model line, which differs in several ways from the popular...
Exploring the Lynx Aurora(n) Series

Exploring the Lynx Aurora(n) Series

The Aurora(n) Series is a reimagining of Lynx’s Aurora converters, which have been one of THE most trusted converters in professional studios for the past decade. The new units feature upgraded A/D and D/A converters utilizing the same technology that led the...
Converting a Mounted Tom Into a Floor Tom

Converting a Mounted Tom Into a Floor Tom

In this episode of Gear Tips, Sound Pure drums specialist Paul Spencer Demonstrates how to turn a 14 or 16-inch hanging tom into a floor tom by using a WoldMax Floor Tom Support System. A lot of times, it is an issue to turn your 14-16in hanging tom into a floor tom...
Options for Setting Up Your Tom-Toms

Options for Setting Up Your Tom-Toms

In this episode of Gear Tips, Sound Pure Percussion expert Paul Spencer explains the two major ways to set up toms and how each setup affects your sound. The first method for setting up a tom-tom is mounting it to a cymbal stand or bass drum. When you attach the tom...
An Intro to Recording Acoustic Guitar

An Intro to Recording Acoustic Guitar

In this episode of Gear Tips, Sound Pure pro audio specialist Doug Wessling walks us through three methods used to record an acoustic guitar.  The first and simplest way to record an acoustic guitar is to use a single microphone for a mono recording. This can be done...