The inspiration for this article came from watching numerous DrupalCon and other Drupal-related videos that had a hand-held video camera recording the presenter's voice from a distance, rendering the audio unintelligible.
The video aspect of presentations will be addressed in a separate article.
After painstaking engineering and sampling, there is a lot to think about commercial sample packages and Pro Tools.
As promised, I am posting my findings from my in-depth Alesis SR-16 sampling and research project. The outcome is reminiscent of a comparison CD I found online that points out how surprisingly small, if any, differences are between "pro" studios and project studios in certain recording aspects.