Audio Recording Templates

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INTRODUCTION All of the recording software programs that I am familiar with allow you to create and save templates as a starting point for every new song. Which means, every time you start a new song you can have many of the technical set up chores already done for you by starting with a template. […]

Using Click Tracks for Recording

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INTRODUCTION To click or not to click. That is the question. And one I often have to answer. In this article we’ll examine the click track, when and when not to use it, and some ideas for making a bit more musical. ADVANTAGES TO RECORDING YOUR PRE-PRO TRACKS TO A CLICK/TEMPO Overdubbing It’s generally easier […]

Record Better Vocals

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INTRODUCTION Vocals are often the most important element of the song, and one of the most difficult instruments you’ll be faced with recording. Everybodys’ voice sounds different, and every microphone responds differently to that voice depending on a variety of factors including: the range of the singer the tone of the voice the volume of […]

Recording Acoustic Guitar

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INTRODUCTION Acoustic guitar is the go-to instrument of so many singer songwriters that it warrants a dedicated discussion on how to successfully record it. As in all recording situations, the sound of the source is the most important factor in getting a good result. Even more important than the sound the quality of the instrument […]