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EQ and Compression: Bass Guitar

Bass guitar: tricks, tips and advice on getting the most out of equalization and compression. Home recording and DIY production is a tricky old business for the newly initiated. With each new software program, vst plugin, hardware and technique their comes a new challenge. As with the other instruments I’ve talked about on this site, […]

Compression – Jargon Busting

Threshold -o-> Level at which the compressor starts to work. Example -16db is peak level = <= set level at -18db => everything above -18db will be compressed Ratio -o-> Amount of gain reduction to be applied to signal that exceeds threshold level – see above… Attack -o-> Measured usually in milliseconds or ms => […]

Setting up sound card in Sonar

Go to – ‘Options’ – ‘Audio’ Choose your preferred sound card from the drop down menu. Now we choose which kind of driver you need. If you are sure your sound card supports ‘ASIO’ then choose that option. If it doesn’t then try ‘WDM’ If you experience problems then choose ‘MME’ Make sure you click […]

Books On Recording

For the past few years I’ve been reading up on all aspects of recording,mixing and mastering. The following books cover all of the aspects of home recording, some are written from the view point of the musician working out side of pc recording. In my opinion the techniques can be brought over to the PC […]

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