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Do you record piano in mono or stereo?
Recording in mono is definitely the easiest choice, but the sound can be narrow and a bit flat – it won’t reflect the real way that we hear the instrument (in stereo), with the lower frequencies panned to one side and the higher frequencies panned to the other side.
Is mono audio better than stereo?
It sounds better. But mono takes less equipment, less space, and is cheaper. IF YOU USE TWO OR MORE SPEAKER STEREO INPUT GIVES YOU BETTER EXPERIENCE BUT IF YOU USE A SINGEL SPEAKER THEN MONO INPUT GIVES YOU MORE LOUD MUSIC THEN STEREO INPUT .
Should piano be panned?
If your piano is just creating a wash of sound in the mix by being panned left and right, help yourself out by simply panning one side to match the other and go mono. It will put the piano in a defined place in the mix, thus making it more audible and simultaneously carving out room for the rest of the band.
Should a piano be mono?
An acoustic piano always has the bass at the left and higher tones on the right. You dont get to choose mono or stereo there. Basic keyboards come with only a mono output, but higher end models come with stereo output.
Should mono be sub?
sub bass must always, always be mono. some producers always have their kicks mono, where as others also do the same for snares.
Is mono music better?
Is Stereo Better Than Mono. Stereo isn’t necessarily better than mono. Stereo sounds wider, more detailed, and more realistic. However, depending on where it’s played, stereo sometimes creates phase cancellation issues that make it sound hollow, empty, and weird.
Where should Piano be panned in a mix?
Suggested Panning Positions
|Acoustic Guitar||If the acoustic guitar has been double tracked or recorded in stereo pan the two tracks hard left and hard right|
|Piano||For a stereo recording of the piano, pan the two tracks left and right. If recorded in mono try panning just off centre.|