There are as many tips for mixing music as there are people who mix music, but a few of these tips are common to just about anyone who has spent any significant time mixing. Joe Gilder just put out an article about the mixing lessons that were most significant to him in 2012, and not…… See More
Music Recording Tips and Gear
Articles specifically dealing with recording, mixing and mastering music - as opposed to voice-over specific recording tips, which can be found in the Voice-Over Recording category.
If you’re a musician doing home music recording, then you probably want to know about something called “MIDI” (pronounced middee) if you don’t already. So this article ought to be useful. But I have discovered that it is well-nigh impossible to know everything about anything. This was a great stress-relieving discovery! I always felt a…… See More
Many recorded versions of traditional music require a particular number of dancers for the number of measures of music. What if you have more, or fewer dancers? For example, the standard number of repeats of Upon a Summer’s Day from Playford’s The English Dancing Master is correct for 3 couples, as the dance is described.…… See More
Many people, including me – since I’m not a truly bass player – record bass guitar using a direct inject (or DI for short) box instead of using a microphone on a bass amplifier. For one thing, you don’t have to own a bass amplifier and when you have a small recording space, that’s pretty…… See More
Many musicians are acting as their own recording engineers, using computer-based home recording studios whose capabilities are ever-improving while their prices are ever-decreasing. These home recording studios are, more often than not, located in a spare bedroom. Trying to record an entire band along with drums can be challenging with a studio like this, assuming…… See More