In the latest in really cool new toys, tools, and gadgets for the recording enthusiast (especially the musicians), I give you Pix and Stix for the iPad Garage Band app. Apple’s Garage Band is an audio recording program for Mac users which now comes bundled with iPhoto and iMovie in Apple’s iLife ’11 . It’s…… 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.
Hey home recording ninjas! Need to do any recording whilst out and about? How’s this for the ultimate portable recording rig? The IK Multimedia iRig Mic that plugs straight into an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. The iRig gives you excellent audio quality and comes with a vocal effects app and the recording app to…… See More
After several folks asked for this, I went ahead and did a video on the basic use of Reaper digital audio workstation (DAW) software. In 10 minutes, I demonstrate how to create a voice over with background music, then a song with piano accompaniment (if a very brief song;-))), using midi and a virtual instrument.…… See More
Most videos on YouTube have crappy audio. That’s because video cameras almost never have good quality microphones built in. But that’s all changed with the Zoom Q3 Handy Video Recorder note: this has been replaced by the Zoom Q2HD. It’s not only got a high-quality studio mic built in, it’s got two! They’re arranged at…… See More
Are you a “gleek?” (if you have been hiding for the past year, a “gleek” is someone who is a fan of the show Glee). I confess that I definitely am. I love music, recording, singing harmony, and ….well, OK, not high school. What a horror show-except for the music! Choir, musicals, my rock bands,…… See More