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Thread I want to record bands live, help me!

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1 I want to record bands live, help me!
Hi.

I'm (relatively) new to some of this, some of this is very old hat to me. I recently purchased a UR-80, and i want to do some live recording of local bands either in their rehersal spaces, or out in local clubs. I have an iBook 800mHz , 356 Ram and two relatively cheap-o mics...I also have an external 8 channel mixer which I could use with more microphones.

my biggest questions are: will I be in trouble with just the two inputs? or will mixing some of the channels externally (and therefore, of course, non editable except as a group track) be okay.

Also, while I plan to do the first few for free, and offer a cd of the performance, how much do you think I should charge thereafter?

Does $150.00 sound reasonable?

and, last but not, crertainly least, what software would YOU use/

Thanks in advance.
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you deffinatley need a mixer...
it would kinda be sketchy with two mics......
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Two omni mic's could do the trick. The rule of thumb for stereophonic recording of live music with two mic's is to mount them at a 110-degree angle to each other (horizontally) from the same stand - this is the angle between two human ear canals and will best reproduce what an audience member would have heard. You can post-produce with some compression and EQ.
I don't know what type of acts you would contract for, but as far as the groups I've done live sound for - $150 would be most of their take for a night.
Cool idea, though. I hope you are successful.