Professional publications are a great way to keep up with the latest news and get tips on your recording, mixing and mastering. You can glean a lot of understanding from reading interviews of producers and in-depth gear reviews. These three magazines are a great place to start if you want to develop your craft and keep up with the rapidly-changing music business.
Recording music creates a lot of different files fast. This problematic when trying to go between studios with a project or trying to review older versions of a composition. It’s easy to stay ahead of issues, though, by adopting a consistent and straightforward system for managing your digital recording files. By properly naming and organizing your content you can make the most of the flexibility and expansive storage space of the digital recording age.
If you’ve got the budget for a piano but your studio doesn’t have the space, a professional upright may be the best way to add the warmth and natural tonality of a live piano to your recording process. These three top models will deliver a great sound for recording and add an organic element to your mix that’s sometimes lost in samples.
For the musician on who collaborates across the Internet or does a lot of traveling, the integration of SoundCloud into Pro Tools makes workflow a whole lot easier and faster. Here are three ways how…
The best sounding virtual piano instruments can be yours often for under $200. In part two of our list of some of the top piano samples on the market, we look at four more virtual instruments that will add considerable production value to your mix.
It’s awesome how easy it is to make a great sounding record these days. Indie albums have an entire market online and can be produced, sold and distributed at home with just a laptop and an Internet connection. While it’s a very exciting time for home recording artists, many struggle to produce the quality of sound that they want. Here a three of the most common mistakes made in indie recording and how you can avoid them.
Large Diaphragm Condenser (LDC) mics are an asset to any serious recording studio. These recommended professional-grade models are some of the best LDC microphones on the market. Though expensive, they can offer the detail and richness to take your recording quality up a notch.
One of the most important pieces of gear for your recording studio is a large diaphragm condenser (LDC) microphone. Whether recording vocals, guitar, piano or drums, a large diaphragm condenser mic will likely be one of the best ways to get the depth and clarity you want. Here are some recommended LDC mics for the studio on a budget.
Analog synthesizers are gaining popularity for their richer textures and full sound. There are basically three ways to record synths: direct, through a preamp or through a guitar amp. Here are the pros and cons of each.
We’re always on the lookout for new ways to improve home recording studios. This time we’we’ve got an interesting new palm-muted piano from Paper Stone Instruments. This is software that makes A/B testing a reference track super easy and this Palm Mute Piano is a 2.6GB 64 note Kontakt instrument.