Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "recording tips and techniques" because they are about things aimed at helping you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio. We know that it is possible to record professional quality audio at home, using your computer, some inexpensive (and in some cases - free) software, and some equipment like microphones and audio interface units - all of which cost much less than you might think.
Home recording technology has become so advanced in the past few years, while simultaneously becoming more affordable. You can do things in a very affordable home studio today that I could only dream of doing when I first started.
I just posted an article about virtual drumming here: http://www.homebrewaudio.com/virtual-drumming-use-your-computer-to-drum-without-drums. One of the things I mentioned was virtual drumming’s benefit over real drumming when it comes to recording drums. If you’d like to get an idea of what it would take to record and actual real live drum kit, here is a good article on…… See More
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
As reluctant as I am to splash terminology onto the screen that might cause your brain to freeze or worse, cause you to lose consciousness altogether, I think this is something you really do want to know a bit (ha ha…audio humor) about. So let’s get it out of the way. Ready? Here goes. “Try…… See More
I remember as a kid going to a friend’s house, and his dad had converted their garage into a music studio of sorts. It was mostly a jam space for rock and roll. But the thing I recall most is that the walls were covered with egg cartons. They told me it was for sound-proofing. …… See More