Worth a look: Recording in stereo?

Rob Rosenthal hits it out of the part with this article…

tl;dr: Everything should be in mono… unless you have a specific reason for stereo. Simple is good. If better requires stereo, then stereo is good.

Despite my severe hesitation around recording in stereo (I practically break out in hives just thinking about it), I put together the following FAQ for beginners. It’s based on my conversation with former NPR engineer Flawn Williams and my own field recording experiences. This is meant to be a quick and dirty set of guidelines for recording stereo while reporting a story. ~ Rob Rosenthal



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