Category: Recording

Guitar Preset for Reaper using Free VST effects

Guitar Preset for Reaper – Filter – Distortion – Preamp – Speaker – Reverb: Plugins used – ReaEQ + Mecurrial TSC + Hybrit Lepou- JS:Convolution Amp/Cab – ReaEQ – Voxengo Oldschool Reverb For this to work you will need to install the relevant plugins as 64bit vsts. Links are below. Voxengo OldSchoolVerb Free Guitar VST […]

Garageband to Reaper Synths

Ever wondered about using Mac’s built in Instruments in Reaper? This is primarily for someone who is used to the functions of reaper and a small knowledge of garageband as it is a bit convoluted and a bit of a niche workaround. You will need Soundflower here – Download Link Install and set up aggregate […]

Crackly Guitar Pot – Fixed

Just in the process of fixing a guitar that was cutting out and narrowed it down to the Volume Pot. Tried some abrasive wiggling to see if I could fix it this way – hopefully dislodge dust, Nothing doing – started thinking maybe wd40 – none available plus it is a tad greasy. What about […]

Computer Music – Unlikely Tips and Tricks – XP

If you had the misfortune to read my previous article/rant/memories on XP link you will know my previous liking for it as an operating system. Unfortunately it is no longer viable as an operating system with the software and plugins that I have. It does however still have a use in my studio. Like I’ve stated in […]

Reaper – Midi Clock Sync – Success!

For  a while now I have been trying without success to get three external sequencers to sync with Reaper. Korg EA-1, Korg Es-1 and Roland M-303 Using midi options and options. Whilst It works to a degree it isn’t ideal – timing is off and looping is out of the question. If you press play […]

Thoughts/Review Korg Gadget iPad

I recently purchased Korg Gadget on the iPad – it was during a sale so i thought I may as well as it looked a decent purchase. And it is. It has it’s flaws though and one of them is a major one as far as I’m concerned. First check out youtube for some overviews […]

2nd Tutorial Sequencer Megababy Plugin Reaper

This video tutorial deals with setting velocities within the sequencer_megababy plugin in Reaper. Using the Left Click of the mouse whilst holding down the CRtL(win) or CMD(mac) keys you can create edit the velocity of each beat or if you combine it with the ALT key you can control the velocity of the entire row.

5 Tips for Recording Guitar

Ah so – the ancient wisdom of a burnt out guitar teacher. Well now – these tips are primarily for the beginner – if you are such a person these are guidlines that may well help – some are probably very obvious to those l ready in the know but I’m going to make these […]