Tag: Recording

Recording Academy | File Management Tips

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.

Best Studio Upright Pianos for Recording

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.

Three Mistakes Indie Recording Artists Make

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.

Best Large Diaphragm Condenser Mics

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.

How to Record Synthesizer in Three Ways

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.

Top 10 Affordable Gift Ideas for Musicians

Shopping for a musician can be a difficult task if you have no prior knowledge of music gear and recording. This list is designed to offer insights to affordable gifts that any musician will appreciate. Whether they are recording from home, performing live shows, just starting out, or a professional; you’ll be able to find the right gift for the special occasion.