Poor youtube recordings

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by MrRage, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. SmoothOperator

    SmoothOperator Mezzo Forte User

    Jul 14, 2010
  2. amzi

    amzi Forte User

    Feb 18, 2010
    Northern California
    I have one Youtube video up that I knocked off in 5 minutes to show a friend the difference between a trumpet and a flugelhorn. Web Cam and imbedded microphone in my office/practice room. Terrible acoustics, lousy reproduction from the mic, but it was good enough to accomplish what I needed to accomplish. When I really record myself I use a Shure 58 with a X2u USB adapter using a lap top set up with a good sound card. An entirely different process for an entirely different purpose with a dramatically different result. There's some good stuff on Youtube, but there is a whole lot more "get something on video to share with friends" stuff. After all, isn't that what Youtube was originally set up to do.

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