Getting Started articles
- 01/15/18Getting started
Talking mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 61
A series like this wouldn't be complete if it didn't have an article dedicated exclusively to the recording tool by excellence: the microphone. For a change, I'll start today with some theory and then go on to close with a practical example.
- 01/11/18Getting started
Open position chords - Harmony Basics – Part 32
In the previous article you saw how to create an interesting harmonization and, at the same time, develop clear bass and harmonic lines by simply inverting chords. But it isn't enough just to invert the chords, you can also play with their structure to open them!
- 01/11/18Getting started
Doing away with the complexes - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 60
This week I will digress a bit to reflect upon recorded music and demystify it all a bit...
- 01/01/18Getting started
The best USB audio interfaces with two mic inputs und... - The top USB audio interfaces with two mic inputs for less than $300
We know you love your first tiny one-preamp audio interface as much as you do your girlfriend, but you have to admit that it probably has become a bit limited, especially since you started playing with other musicians... Are you looking for a two-preamp interface with advanced and attractive features? Have you fallen in love with a model recently?
- 12/28/17Getting started
The community's favorite drum brands - The top brands for acoustic drums
Even drummers have the right to be polled! That's right, instead of picking on drummers, this time we decided to let them pick their favorite drum brands! The idea was to try to find out which is the most mythical acoustic drums brand for the Audiofanzine community.
- 12/26/17Getting started
My first voice leading - Harmony Basics - Part 31
In the previous article I introduced you to the concept of voice leading and voicings. Today we'll explore them in detail.
- 12/25/17Getting started
Recording bass guitar - Naming names - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 59
This week we'll discuss an issue that might seem less exciting than the rest we've seen so far but which was specially demanded by some Audiofanziners. It's basically a lean and mean list of mics and DIs recommended to record an e-bass.
- 12/22/17Getting started
The community's favorite electric bass guitars - Top e-bass models
After polling the Audiofanzine community for their favorite DAWs and electric guitars, the time has come to find which are their favorite basses. Who will share the throne with Ableton Live and the Fender Stratocaster among the big winners of this year?
- 12/19/17Getting started
Introduction to voice leading and voicings - Harmony Basics - Part 30
In the previous articles we explored the different harmonic motions which originate from the alternation between dissonance and consonance, and without even noticing it we started to lay the foundations for voice leading. Say what?
- 12/18/17Getting started
Recording bass guitar - Tips and tricks - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 58
Today's topic is somewhat off-topic. In fact, while the tricks you've seen so far allow you to improve "soft" and average electric bass lines, they can certainly be used both during tracking and mixdown, with hardware or plug-ins.