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5 Tips For Recording Cello (Mic Placement & More)

5 Tips For Recording Cello (Mic Placement and More)

  The cello is many people’s favourite instruments in the string family. It’s rich, emotional sound and versatility make it an excellent addition to any production. However, when it comes to things like mic placement or mic choice, recording the cello can be a difficult process.   When I began recording, I struggled regularly with…

13 Integral Drum Recording Tips

  Tracking drums is an important part of any recording process and there are plenty of tips you want to keep in mind while doing so.   They are the heartbeat that keeps a song moving forward and set the foundation for all other elements. If done improperly, the rest of the musicians will have…

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  Setting up a space to record your music at home can be a daunting task. When I first began building my own home recording studio I had no idea where to start, with endless options and brands to choose from.   I made countless mistakes errors spending thousands on unnecessary gear or equipment that…

Beginners Guide to Miking a Piano

Beginners Guide to Miking a Piano

  The piano is one of music’s most versatile and prominent tools to the singer-songwriter. With such versatility however, comes great challenge when miking a piano for home recordings.   Piano Miking Summit (Sweetwater) : Tips from the Pros. — reaktorplayer (@reaktorplayer) March 16, 2018 The piano can be a daunting instrument to…

9 Vocal Comping Tricks For Perfect Vocals

9 Vocal Comping Tricks For Perfect Vocals

  One of professional recordings best kept secrets is vocal comping. The vocals in a professional recording often sound flawless compared to those that come out of a home studio. This was frustrating when I first started into recording vocals. I couldn’t figure out why my work never sounded as perfect as those in commercial…

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