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Microphones and Miking




6 Weeks

About the Course

A friendly, no-nonsense course about different types of mics and how to use them.

  • Multi-miking techniques - benefits and pitfalls,

  • Techniques for miking specific instruments: drums, guitar and bass amps, pianos, vocals and more,

  • Types of mics - dynamic, condenser etc.,

  • Appropriate use of DI boxes (OK, so strictly not microphones!!),

  • Mic specs: polar and frequency responses, sensitivity etc.,

  • Stereo miking techniques,

  • Using mic preamps.

You will make a full recording as a group. At the end, you can take away the stems to do what you like with (subject to permission).


13 Sep - 18th Oct

5pm - 8:45pm

Your Instructor

Tom Henthorn

Tom Henthorn

Tom's lessons are a masterclass in how to do production properly. With 19 years' experience as a professional producer, he has worked in iconic studios such as Yellow Arch Studios and Red Tape Studios. Currently senior producer at Make Noise Studios, he loves to share the knowledge and techniques that he knows work!

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