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Achieving BIG Sound in a Home Studio

Technology has a done a lot for the home recording artist. However, it still requires both patience and persistence to accomplish a studio quality sound. Here are a few tips to help point you in the right direction: #1 Take Your Time In order to achieve optimal sound it’s important to take a moment to dial in your tone. The settings you use when playing live are rarely the same ones you want to use when recording. Take a few minutes to adjust the levels on your amp and pedals in order to get that perfect tone. #2 Adjust your Microphone When recording with an external microphone try adjusting both the distance and angle from your amplifier. This can make...

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Studio Quality Sound for All

The process of recording music is now easier than ever.  Programs as simple as GarageBand, or as complex as Pro Tools, offer us the ability to capture studio quality sound from any room in the house.  It is incredible. We should wake up each day with a huge smile on our face for these blessings. A recent example of just how far we have come is when we recorded the music for one of our ESO Strap videos in just a few hours. It was as simple as this: overlayed 2 rythm guitars, 3 lead guitars, voice over, bass and a drum track in under 3 hours… Again, this is incredible. However, in high school I remember having to hook up one VHS camcorder,...

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