1 hr 13 min

Voicing Microphones, Cryogenics, and the School of Experience | with Derek Bargaehr of Vanguard Audio Labs Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

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Today’s guest is engineer, audio technician, and microphone designer Derek Bargaehr. Derek is the the Chief Everything Officer and co-founder of Vanguard Audio Labs. He created Vanguard to give musicians and recording engineers access to great and affordable tools and since then his mics have been added to mic lockers all over the world. We have a great chat about microphone design, understanding your tools, using polar patterns and mic placement to change frequency response, and the difference between studying the theory vs learning by doing.
In this episode we'll dig in on...
Voicing MicrophonesNot wanting to build clone microphonesWhy vintage mics sound differentReading schematicsTheory vs ExecutionBuilding guitar pedalsCryogenically freezing componentsNoise floorUsing polar pattern and mic placement to adjust frequency responseBuilding a brand based on word of mouth and guerrilla marketingWhy you should avoid buying new tools until you learn the ones you haveInterning and working for AvantoneWhy relationships matter in the music industryVoice-OversUnderstanding electronics
Mentioned in the Interview:
Flock Audio Patch Bay
Travis' Intro: The School of Experience
Learn More About Derek Bargaehr and Vanguard Audio Labs...
Website: https://www.vanguardaudiolabs.com/
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TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@vanguardaudiolabs
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Today’s guest is engineer, audio technician, and microphone designer Derek Bargaehr. Derek is the the Chief Everything Officer and co-founder of Vanguard Audio Labs. He created Vanguard to give musicians and recording engineers access to great and affordable tools and since then his mics have been added to mic lockers all over the world. We have a great chat about microphone design, understanding your tools, using polar patterns and mic placement to change frequency response, and the difference between studying the theory vs learning by doing.
In this episode we'll dig in on...
Voicing MicrophonesNot wanting to build clone microphonesWhy vintage mics sound differentReading schematicsTheory vs ExecutionBuilding guitar pedalsCryogenically freezing componentsNoise floorUsing polar pattern and mic placement to adjust frequency responseBuilding a brand based on word of mouth and guerrilla marketingWhy you should avoid buying new tools until you learn the ones you haveInterning and working for AvantoneWhy relationships matter in the music industryVoice-OversUnderstanding electronics
Mentioned in the Interview:
Flock Audio Patch Bay
Travis' Intro: The School of Experience
Learn More About Derek Bargaehr and Vanguard Audio Labs...
Website: https://www.vanguardaudiolabs.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vanguardaudiolabs/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vanguardaudiolabs
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@vanguardaudiolabs
Our Sponsors:
Sign Up for Complete Producer Network HERE!
Get on the Waitlist for The Beats Accelerator Process HERE!
Get on the Waitlist for The Mix Accelerator Process HERE!
Progressions Links:
Support Progressions on Patreon!
Sign up for the Progressions Mailing List
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/progressionspod/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProgressionsPod/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/progressionspod
Learn more about Travis: https://www.travisference.com/
Affiliate Links (aka Support the Show AND Get Stuff):
Soundflow - Speed up your workflow!
a href="https://kit.co/travisference/gear-i-can-t-live-without"...

1 hr 13 min