Most people don’t know that they can get started recording audio with a budget as small as $5.00. The only reason I don’t say zero dollars is that if you don’t have a microphone, you’ll need to buy one. A plastic PC mic will even suffice at this point. Now, those folks with experience recording…… See More
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.
How many times have you seen the term “EQ” on your car radio or CD player, or your home entertainment system? If you are just learning audio production, no doubt you’ve been bombarded with references to different kinds of EQ (parametric, dynamic, etc.). But has anyone ever just broken it down for you in terms…… See More
If you want to change your state of mind in about 20 minutes, all you need is a pair of headphones! Did you know that just by playing two different (as in not the same note) steady tones, one in each ear, you can change the rhythms of your own brainwaves? “And why would I…… See More
If you’re wondering what the heck a “binaural beat” is you’re not alone. It’s basically about trying to align your brain waves with a desired frequency to influence your state-of-mind. Binaural beats refer to a pulsing sound we hear when two different sounds, each with different frequencies, are fed into our ears. It is a…… See More
Now that I am married and settled, touring and playing gigs with a rock band are definitely a thing of the past. But I’m still amusician, and I still write songs. So home music recording is now very important. Luckily my wife and I are both singer/songwriter/guitar-payers with our own niche audience in the acoustic…… See More