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The Best Gadgets to Record Live Live Music Performance

Attending to a music performance of our favorite band/musician is memorable to us. And it is common for us, as a fan, to record the memory and situation with a recording device. But not all devices can offer the best result when it comes to a live music performance. Learn the appropriate gadgets below.

Zoom H4N

The Screen of ZoomZoom ranks first in the list portable devices. It is handy and light enough to hold and can record up to 32 GB files in both WAV and MP3 formats. And unlike its predecessors, Zoom HN4 has been equipped with a screen to make the navigation between menus easier.

H4N will give you the best result of recorded live audio. Its mics can be arranged by forming either a 90-degree or 120-degree angle to control the dimension of the sound. The wider the angle of the mics is, the roomier the sound will get. This feature is very useful when you want to record an indoor live performance of a musician or bands that play detail arrangement, such as roger waters the wall 2012. His performance of Pink Floyd’s The Wall album in what is now the Spectre stadium was intricate enough for any rock-progressive-rock enthusiasts. But Zoom H4N will not give you disappointing results and will always be countable in such a situation.


Example of Portable Recording DeviceThe second portable device that you can rely on is the TASCAM DR-40. It offers multi-track capacity and has a jack-to-jack port to connect with audio input sources, such as Shure mic. It provides flexibility for the situation. Should you want to capture a specific frequency in the concert hall, you can adjust the TASCAM DR-40 with the proper mic.

This device allows you to set the equalizer of the sound by adjusting the reverb and level alignment. It makes the device can accommodate sensitive ears and various music genres. Jazz might not need level adjustment, while rock music needs it.


iPhone DeviceThe two devices above are great on their own, but the iPhone still outranks them. With an iPhone, you do not need to have a separate device to record the live performance of your favorite band. The default setting allows you take an audio file from the voice recording app. But if you want to go professional, paid apps like iTalk Recorder Premium and Studio Mini is more than enough.

If you own the 64 GB or 128GB iPhone, the storage issue will be no longer a problem for you, unlike the recording devices that mostly can handle up to 32 GB only. iPhone also allows you to take video with the same great quality of audio. The sound will not crack and rattle, even when you get close to a loud sound source. Until now, no other smartphones can beat such a quality of iPhone.…

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