Hear How Polar Patterns Affect
The Sound In Multi-Pattern Mics
By Juan Carlos Bagnell
aka "Some Audio Guy"
There's a wide world of microphones out there, and sometimes the landscape can get a bit confusing. Spoken word recording is a unique challenge, and there are many avenues available to us in trying to capture "honest" audio.
One avenue often overlooked by voice actors is the flexibility afforded us with multi-pattern microphones. Has anyone ever told you that you don't need to worry about polar patterns for spoken word recordings? If so, they were wrong.
Now let's take a look at why they were wrong...
ABOUT JUAN ...
Juan Carlos Bagnell, aka "Some Audio Guy," is a veteran audio engineer who writes a highly entertaining and informative blog: Ramblings of Some Audio Guy.
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