Recording acoustic guitar, along with some voices and other instruments, is one of the most common home recording activities out there. Today I thought I’d describe the techniques I use when recording this type of music. If you’d like to get an idea of how my recordings sound (pretty-much all acoustic/folk/singer-songwriter type music), you can…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "Tips and Techniques" to help you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio.
We have been recording our Christmas CD for Raven Boy Music (should be out by next week!), and I thought I’d put up a quick sample of what some of the music sounds like. I’m hoping to give you an example of what can be accomplished on a PC recording studio in a room of…… See More
Home recording tips are so easy to implement these days due to the fabulous capabilities with have with computers. In the old days of audio recording, when tape was the medium and pretty much everything was analog, you really had only your ears to rely on when recording and editing audio. Even in the early…… See More
It takes a bit of skill and the right knowledge to record audio that sounds good. And the knowledge I refer to is really quite basic, though I was having a hard time coming up with a good metaphor to explain it without having to use overly-technical terminology. So I asked my wife to help…… See More
The distance between your monitors is important when you’re mixing. If they aren’t the right distance apart you are likely to have problems getting your levels right. If the monitors are too far apart then sounds panned to the sides will sound louder (and sounds in the center quieter) and conversely if the monitors are…… See More