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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) : https://t.co/bMzOeWSh3f Tips from the Pros. pic.twitter.com/IOMyPS8Ahw — 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…


11 Techniques for Miking Drums at Home

There’s a ton of misconception around miking drums in a small home studio. When first starting out a lot of people (myself included) have a hard time properly capturing a drum kit in a budget studio. This is largely because everything can be limited including space, microphones and inputs.     The common belief is…


11 Key Tips for Miking Acoustic Guitar Like a Pro

11 Key Tips for Miking Acoustic Guitar Like a Pro

In the recording world, guitars manage to find their way into most forms of music in one way or another. Miking the instrument can be difficult however and despite its significant appeal, too many home recorded tracks fail to reach their full potential due to a poorly recorded acoustic guitar track.   Kurt Cobain plays…


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