Recording, Your Smartphone and Mics

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Image from one of the course's lessons.Image from one of the course's lessons.

If you've ever thought recording was too complicated or scary, there is a product you likely already own that can get you started: your phone. Recording with your mobile phone -- without any accessories -- is a great place to get started. Sound Engineer and Technologist Kevin Alexander starts things off by demonstrating the two different types of microphones. This helps you understand the type of recording that is possible with any smartphone. Whether for practicing or reviewing performances, recording on your phone is for all singers.

  • Learn about omni and directional mics
  • How to get a good recording on your phone
  • Recommendations of apps for Android and iOS
singer practicing vocals in front of microphone and instruments