Audio & music gear tutorials

  • Tips for Using Reverb
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    Tips for Using Reverb

    09/07/09 in Reverbs

    IntroductionIn this tutorial, I will outline the basic types of reverbs and explain a little bit about where they came from and what they sound like.  While this should get you on the right path, the only way to get accust…

  • Tips & Ideas for Working With Dynamic Processors
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    Tips & Ideas for Working With Dynamic Processors

    09/07/09 in Teletronix LA-2A

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you some helpful tips and hints about what compressors and other dynamic processors will do and what all of the parameters will do for you.  This is aimed at begineers as those who alrea…

  • Tips & Techniques For Recording Piano & other Keyboards
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    Tips & Techniques For Recording Piano & other Keyboards

    08/10/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionIn this tutorial I'll give you a run down of the techniques I tend to use when recording a variety of keyboards including Piano, Organ, Electric Pianos, and Synthesizers.  While these are the way that I like to…

  • Techniques For Recording Bass
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    Techniques For Recording Bass

    08/09/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionIn this tutorial we'll talk a little bit about some techniques for recording bass instruments like bass guitar and upright bass.  While it is one of the more simple things to record, there are still a lot of di…

  • Tips For Recording a Band Live in the Studio
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    Tips For Recording a Band Live in the Studio

    07/27/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you some tips about how to record a band live in a recording studio.  While it largely depends on your space and equipment, I will try to account for all situations.  Recording live musi…

  • Tips For Recording Multi-Track Drums
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    Tips For Recording Multi-Track Drums

    07/26/09 in RODE NT5

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you some guidelines and tips for recording multi-track drums in your home or professional studio.  While these tips are the way that I like to do things, everyone is different so definit…

  • Tips For Recording Electric Guitar
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    Tips For Recording Electric Guitar

    07/22/09 in Shure SM57

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you some tips and ideas about how to record electric guitar.  While it may seem like an easy thing to record, and it is when compared to recording drums, there are still a ton of differe…

  • Using Elastic Audio in Pro Tools
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    Using Elastic Audio in Pro Tools

    07/22/09 in Digidesign Pro Tools LE 7.4.2

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you a brief run down of how to use elastic audio in Pro Tools 7.4.  This is the first version of Pro Tools that elastic audio is available in and it really sounds great and is really eas…

  • A Guideline To Setting Up Your Guitar Pedals
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    A Guideline To Setting Up Your Guitar Pedals

    07/21/09 in Line 6 DL4

    IntroductionThis tutorial will outline the traditional way to set up your guitar pedals.  All the time I see players who have their pedals set up in any which way without any thought put into it and it affects their tone g…

  • Adding Drum Samples in Pro Tools to an Acoustic Drum Performance
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    Adding Drum Samples in Pro Tools to an Acoustic Drum Pe…

    06/22/09 in Digidesign Pro Tools 7

    IntroductionThis tutorial will show you how to add prerecorded drum samples to your acoustic drum performance in Pro Tools LE and HD.  This is useful in the event that lets say you record a drum kit, but aren't all that ha…