What You NEED to Know to Mic a Guitar Amp

Micing a guitar amp is something that takes a lot of time to really get the hang of. I'm still learning myself, but I wanted to film an easy demonstration of the three biggest changes we can make with microphone placement on a cabinet / speaker. This video will hopefully serve as an introduction: how to record an electric guitar amplifier and how mic movement affects the sound. Feel free to leave a comment if you have anything to add!

Free resources, lessons, Helix presets, & contact info - https://www.AlexPriceMusician.com

Gear used for this video:
Fender Poblano Custom Shop Strat - https://bit.ly/3nIp1Bv
Mesa/Boogie Express -
Shure SM7b microphone - https://bit.ly/3AhVnYJ
SSL VHD Preamp - https://amzn.to/3tEvYr6
Antelope Orion 32+ interface - https://bit.ly/3HMbdh5

▶️ *Highlights*
0:00 - Intro
0:27 - Overview
1:17 - Parameter for the comparison
2:01 - The 1st Axis: Proximity
2:44 - Proximity Demo
3:48 - The 2nd Axis: Placement
4:22 - Placement Demo
5:26 - The 3rd Axis: Rotation
6:01 - Rotation Demo
7:20 - Outro

#Recording #Microphone #GuitarAmp

Hi! My name is Alex Price. I’m a professional musician based out of Pittsburgh, USA. I make a living between touring, performing on cruise ships, and while I’m home, teaching. Check out my new uploads every Tuesday and Saturday for gear demos, lessons, and performance clips.

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