Audio – Monitoring with Headphones

5 Monitoring with Headphones

It is important to monitor your audio at the recording stage to hear what your microphones are actually picking up, and to ensure that you are indeed recording sound at all! Your brain is good at filtering out unwanted sound as it reaches your ears, but your recordings will contain whatever your microphones pick up, and they have different characteristics to your ears.

The best way to monitor the recording is to use ‘encapsulating’ (fully covering the ear) headphones to reduce the ambient sound and enable you to . . .

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