In our latest “How-To” Guide, Todd Hobin demonstrates how you can mic a drum kit for a home recording studio in order to receive the best sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBx9JucBPwk
Let’s face it; recording music at home can be a daunting prospect! If you’re like me you love to write music and you’re passionate about bringing to life the masterpiece resounding in your head.
This article is a continuation of the article Recording Music at Home. Setup Setting up your studio is just as important as having the right equipment. Failure to create a controlled environment will result in poor quality recordings and poor quality recordings can never be polished professional perfection. The way you set up your recording space […]
When it comes to holding an instrument, generally, many players complain that it becomes difficult, that their neck starts to hurt, that their shoulders start to hurt. But, actually, there’s a very easy way to approach it.
So, you want to play a little jazz piano, do you? To get started, all you need to do is learn this chord configuration. Three notes.
Sounds simple? Well, it is.
This is probably why Autotune infuriates so many serious musicians: those variations in pitch aren’t mistakes in the performance; they are the performance. If you clean up those “errors” and quantize everything to the “correct” pitches, all you’re left with is dry, robotic music.
Oftentimes, folks told me that, as much as they love classical music, their interests range from jazz to folk, rock, R&B, and hip-hop, and they wanted to play the music they love.
Six years ago, when Mike Orr made his first cigar box guitar, he wasn’t thinking about beginning a second career. He came across cigar box guitars while surfing the Internet one day, and decided to make one as a Christmas gift for his son. He studied the design and made it his own. Then, he […]
There aren’t too many hard and fast rules when it comes to singing. Most singers can feel and hear their problem spots. “If your voice feels good and sounds good, it probably is good. If it feels bad and sounds good, something is wrong,” says Jeannette LoVetri, director of The Voice Workshop in New York […]