The first thing you have to know about indie studios is coffee. Coffee OK, maybe not every indie recording studio starts with coffee, but mine does. ☕️ Best to be energized. You’ll need to be sharp! 🤓 Much of the time, screens like this will be in front of you. Various recorded tracks, usually at […]
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Microphones are one of the most essential tools when recording music. Whether you record in a studio or at home, the microphone is vital for most of the things that you’ll be doing. When recording songs, the microphone will be crucial for vocal tracks that you need for these projects. And while we’ve already given
You’ve decided to record your next track in your home studio: how can you tune your room?
Curtis Dean provides 7 pointers for the beginner home studio recordist and producer.
Yes, I’m off practicing and recording for upcoming gigs and commissions. Thanks for checking in. Oh, and remember that I have a special going for my VIP club! You get everything I record, behind the scenes videos, and more for only $10/year now. Once my birthday is past, the prices will go (way!) back up.
This is a guest post by Ben from Subreel. Recording is becoming more and more popular, with more people having access to studios in the 21st century and more audio engineers trying to make their way in the world. Recording techniques can be a complicated subject, which we’re trying to demystify with our tips for
I know that this post will be of interest to some of my readers. Frequently I am asked on social networks about my favorite plugins for recording and producing music. (To skip straight to the list of plugins, click this sentence.) Furthermore, while creating Songs of Love (for the foundation of that same name), I’ve had
So far, the posts in this series have been fairly systematic. This is a much more random — and important based on my experience — set of thoughts about recording your album. The bottom line? If you’ve never recorded before, don’t assume that you can do it. Spend some time mentoring with a recording engineer,
Ever been curious how people like me get full orchestras to play on their recordings? I don’t. Instead, I use what’s known as “sample libraries” to produce the sounds of an orchestra without packing 20 or more people at a time (not possible) into my tiny project studio. How do songwriters get sounds they can’t play
I’m pleased and honored to have Jami McGraw offering you this guest post. Please be sure to check out Jami’s bio at the end of the post. This is a list of tricks and tips that will allow you to get a great sounding song/album, from your bedroom, basement, living room, bathroom, garage… well, you