Before I get back to recording on the Ken and Lisa Theriot Christmas Album project (I know! We need to hurry), I thought I’d send out a quick message telling what hardware and software I’m using. Starting with the mics, I use a Shure SM-81 for acoustic guitar and either the Rode NT2-A or the Oktava MK319…… See More
Home Recording Equipment
These are all the posts on the site that discuss "Home Recording Equipment" or audio gear (usually hardware like microphones, interfaces, etc) of any kind, including recording software.
Reaper, by Cockos, is what I use for my digital audio workstation (DAW) every day of the world. There are so many things about it that I love, I find it hard to narrow down what makes it so awesome. But I’ll try. I think what I like the most about Reaper is how fast…… See More
Below is yet another question asked by a teenager about what they will need to start a home recording studio. Notice two key words here: “teenager” and “start.” About the answer that was given to this question from Yahoo Answers, please allow me to state the following: AAARRRRRGGGGHHHHHH! If I were 15 years old wanting…… See More
It takes a bit of skill and the right knowledge to record audio that sounds good. And the knowledge I refer to is really quite basic, though I was having a hard time coming up with a good metaphor to explain it without having to use overly-technical terminology. So I asked my wife to help…… See More
Just for fun I decided to record myself as an entire rock band as a demonstration to show what was possible with a modest PC recording studio. The song was a cover of You’re All I Have, by Snow Patrol. If you want to review my first two posts about this project, you can find…… See More