Category Archives: Recording

Pro Tools Basics: Add audio tracks and record

If you’re new to Pro Tools or new to computer-based recording this video is the first in a series of Pro Tools basics and it will show you how to quickly setup and record an audio track. Just about all of … Continue reading

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Studio Tip: Using the Cloud

It wasn’t very long ago when we would burn through spindles of CD-Rs in the process of a recording project. Most studios even factored in the time and cost of the CD-Rs for the session. Thankfully, cloud storage has nearly … Continue reading

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DIY Gobos

Most home and project studios aren’t spacious enough to allow much distance or isolation for recording. And more importantly, a room with too many reflections and standing waves will not get you a great sounding recording even with the best … Continue reading

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Not happy with that sound? Try re-amping

The amount of flexibility in the modern recording studio is nothing short of  mind blowing. Although most engineers probably don’t welcome the phrase “we can fix it in the mix”, many will take full advantage of the tools at hand … Continue reading

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Ribbon vs. condenser mics on drum overheads – A comparison

There are so many microphone choices today and even more opinions on which types of mics work “best” for different applications. This post compares the sounds of a drum set recorded with ribbon and condenser overhead microphones. The most common … Continue reading

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