Multitrack recording software allows you to add tracks to previously-recorded tracks. This is mainly used in music recording where, say, you are a singer and want to record yourself singing harmony with yourself. You’d sing the melody first (usually) on one track. Then you’d open a second track and sing a harmony along with the…… 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.
MIDI for your iOS device? Oh yeah. News from Summer NAMM 2011 tells of yet another awesome product from IK Multimedia, the folks who brought you the iRig microphone and Amplitube iRig guitar interface products for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. This time it’s iRig MIDI which, you guessed it, allows you to connect…… See More
The video for this is finally done! Recently we published an article on how to take a song apart (figuratively) in order to learn how the pros record music. In order to demonstrate this concept, we used a song from Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. The song is called My Eyes (sometimes referred to…… See More
One really excellent way to learn to record music is to study what the pros are doing. By breaking down a popular song and analyzing the parts and how everything fits together, you can learn an amazing amount about music production and recording. If you can then manage to re-create the song from scratch, you…… See More
With the popularity of American Idol and America’s Got Talent, The Voice, etc. there are many budding songbirds out there. Plenty of folks with hidden talents are coming out of the woodwork. So to optimize your chances, you should jump at the opportunity to create your own professional sound recordings. For all you fantastic future…… See More