Thematic Forums feature articles
- 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.
- 12/08/17Getting started
Recording bass guitar - Alternatives - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 57
When you begin recording in a home studio, the first thing you realize is that your main limitation are the room acoustics. And yet, with certain instruments you can forget completely about this issue. And why do I bring this up right now? Well, because it just so happens that the bass guitar is one of such instruments. So, here's a non-exhausti...
- 12/01/17Getting started
The pedal point and the sus4 chord - Harmony Basics - Part 29
In the previous articles we dealt basically with dissonances and consonances and how they alternate following the different harmonic motions.
Plugged into the Mix - Mix engineer David Tolomei takes in-the-box mixing to the next level
David Tolomei is one of the top mix engineers and producers on the indie and underground scenes. He cut his teeth as an assistant at New York's Avatar studios, which, at the time, was one of the most prestigious commercial facilities in the country. He later opened a studio in NYC's East Village, where he recorded, produced, and mixed client pro...
- 11/27/17Getting started
Recording bass guitar - With or without effects? - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 56
In this new episode dedicated to recording bass guitar, we'll deal with a somewhat thorny issue: should you record the bass with or without effects?