Let’s cover 10 recording mistakes to avoid. We’ll look at each common mistake in detail and explain why they should be avoided.
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A good sounding synth can be hard to come by. Sometimes they have too particular of a sound that doesn’t exactly match the genre you’re creating.
Expanding your samples of drums and loops can only serve to help your productions and provide your fans with a unique listening experience.
Monitor controllers are an important part of any growing or established studio.
Creating a professional recording in a home studio comes down to setting up the room correctly, using the best introductory equipment, recording your signal to the proper level (at least -18dB), and recording your instruments in the correct order.
You can improve the sound of your samples by adding specific processing to them, based on which type of sample you’re using and the effects they may already have on them. Additionally, certain techniques such as midi-controlled samples and midi-effects can take your samples to a new level.
Record Your Vocal at the Proper Recording Level. Use Clip Gain to Balance Out Excessive Dynamics. Start your Signal Chain with Subtractive EQ. Compress the Vocal and Perform the Correct Make-Up Gain. Implement Harmonic Generation or Subtle Distortion. Amplify Aspects of the Vocal that you Like with Additive EQ. Use an Aux Send to Add Reverb to Your Vocal. Use an Aux Send to Add Delay to Your Vocal. Implement Volume and Plugin Automation
Stereo Imaging is the manipulation of a signal within a 180-degree stereo field, for the purpose of creating a perception of locality within that field. Stereo imaging is used during tracking, mixing, and mastering and is used to create a sense of space for the listener.
What makes a great studio microphone? Is it the price tag, or the flexibility - the impressiveness or the technical specifications?