No song is complete without the coveted low-end that only a bass can create. Famous songs have been built on (quite literally) the foundation of the kick drum and bass guitar, which is why engineers over the years have experimented with hundreds of techniques to capture that perfect low-end recording. As you may already be […]
If you are a musician and you don’t use your laptop, iPad, or computer to record your music, what are you waiting for. Get to Laptop Recording!
For many years, the recording studio was the exclusive dwelling of rock stars and millionaires; and for anyone wanting to produce high quality audio, a professional, well-equipped studio is still the number-one option. However, in the last 20 years or so, the cost of producing music yourself has come rocketing down, and we’ve published articles […]
Recording Unhinged Creative and Unconventional Music Recording Techniques by Sylvia Massy dares you to “unlearn” safe record-making, to get out from behind the windshield, stick your head out the sunroof, and put the pedal to the metal! Sylvia Massy and her cohort of celebrity music industry producers, engineers, and recording stars discard fixed notions about […]
Audient’s EVO 8 USB audio interface is made for independent musicians, recordists, and podcasters. Whether recording your latest track, producing a beat, or creating a podcast, get your ideas down fast with EVO 8’s advanced and versatile feature set. Featuring four transparent EVO preamps, class-leading AKM converters, a JFET instrument input, low latency software mixer, […]
Capture great sound in the first place and spend less time “fixing it in the mix” with Ian Corbett’s Mic It Microphones Microphone Techniques and Their Impact on the Final Mix. With his guidance, you’ll quickly understand essential audio concepts as they relate to microphones and mic techniques, and learn how to apply them to […]
Chuck Schiele takes you through the beginning steps on how to record an acoustic guitar in stereo. Part one is a general overview for beginners on the basic thinking and process of recording, what a signal chain is, and a thing or two about microphones and mic’ing technique.
TASCAM’s TASCAMs Model 12 Integrated Production Suite multi-track recording mixer is a compact all-in-one integrated mixer designed for music and multimedia creators, songwriters, and performers. Features include TASCAM’s critically acclaimed multi-track recorder, USB audio/MIDI interface, DAW control functions, and unique podcasting capability including mix-minus and smartphone inputs. Great for desktop-style audio and multimedia production, small […]
With ever-changing technologies, recording music can seem like a daunting task. First 50 Recording Techniques provides musicians with all the necessary information and tools to capture sound that will yield results and have them sounding like a seasoned vet in no time. Written by accomplished producer, engineer, and author Bill Gibson, topics covered in the […]