One of the coolest things about computer-based home recording studios is the wide-open world of virtual instruments. And of all the different kinds of instruments we can play via MIDI on our computers, drums are probably the most used. And why not? You can have a drum track on your song without even touching a…… 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.
In this article, Des give some really practical advice, and even better, cheap-to-implement advice on improving your home recording studio mixes. Several of these tips are things I espouse and use myself, such as listening to your mixes on lots of different systems. I do a lot of critical listening in my car:). A lot…… See More
IK Multimedia have been putting out some awesome music products for iOS, specifically iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. I reviewed the iRig Mic and how to use it to record using the apps iRig Recorder and VocalLive here: iRig Microphone Review So what is the iRig? Today I’m reviewing the AmpliTube iRig, which is a…… See More
I’ll be doing the review on this next week (completed – see the review here: Review of iRig MIDI by IK Multimedia, but for now, here is the official announcement from IK Multimedia on the release of their new iRig MIDI and SampleTank. These iOS music releases are giving us lots of ideas for home…… See More
Here is a new virtual drumming machine for your computer studio. It’s software though, not another actual “box with flashing lights” as my wife calls them. You can use it in live performances or on your computer-based home studio for recording. Having used hardware drum machines in the 1980s, I can tell you that having…… See More