I read an article this morning that was actually about 6 mistakes people make when recording electric guitar. But I found myself mentally defending several of these “mistakes,” remembering or imagining situations where it would be just fine to record electric guitar that way. As usual in the audio recording world, the real answer is…… 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.
Here is a video showing some tips on how to do a kind of compression when you have drums in your music mix. These tips show something called parallel compression, and it uses Pro Tools. But as is usual with technique videos and articles, you can do this with most any DAW (digital audio workstation)…… See More
If your recording software (digital audio workstation or DAW, for short) has MIDI capability (such as Reaper, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Cubase, etc.), then you can create your own drum kits using single-hit drum samples – virtual drumming fun! You basically have a customizable drum machine in your computer. But the sound of those drums…… See More
Updating this post because I’m watching Late Night With Stephen Colbert on July 20th, 2017. Chris was still playing the same instrument I wrote about back in 2012. Here is what I wrote about it back then. If you saw Muse on Saturday Night Live (Oct 7th, 2012) playing the song, Madness (see video here:…… See More
IK Multimedia just announced the release of their latest iOS product called the Amplitube Slash. As you may have guessed by the reference to Slash, this version of Amplitube includes models of guitar amplifiers and effects pedals used by the famed Guns N Roses guitarist. IK Multimedia actually worked together with Slash to create this…… See More