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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…


How Important Is Mastering?

Have you ever been really close to the finish line and then blown it at the very end? The final stage of a song’s birth (after the writing, recording and mixing) is mastering. How important is it? If it is important, why?


One Of The Best Studio Tricks For A Vocal

When multi-track tape machines came out in the late ’60s, someone figured out you could use the extra tracks for more vocal takes of the same part. Then chop them together as a single master composite vocal track. This is still one of the best studio tricks out there. In this video, you will be…


10 Vocal Recording Tips & Tricks

If you are getting ready to cut your final vocal tracks for one of your songs we produced at Sundown Sessions Studio or in your own studio, here is a top ten list of vocal recording tips & tricks from our senior producer, Chris Shreenan-Dyck. 1) Buy The Right Microphone Every voice is different and…


One of my drum recording tricks…

Hey Sundowners. I was cutting some drums yesterday with one of our Sundown Sessions Studio drummers and thought I would show you this cool recording trick. It helps you get a focused, exciting yet ambient drum sound using one microphone. CLICK HERE to watch the free video tip There are a million ways to great…


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