Tag: home recording

Weird tips and tricks for recording: Guitars No.1

Always looking for a new angle? Experimenting for me is much more interesting, unfortunately the more your learn about the correct ways of recording the less likely you are to just mess around. So I thought I’d start a new series of articles about recording in weird, cool and/or destructive ways Todays Tip: Using and […]

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, […]

Sonar Workflow Tips and Tricks: Track Template

Sick of having to name your tracks everytime you start a new project? A really nifty way to save time in Sonar is to create your own ‘Track Templates’. :::How::: Start a new project. Add a couple of tracks, name them if you want. Then selct the tracks you want to be in your template […]

Home Recording: In A Rut? Writers Block

Getting bogged down in your own self capitulating, self absorbed mire? Finding your inspiration and enthusiasm has sapped itself away into the very floorboards? Grab hold of something and shake yourself then. Writers block is not easily fixable, I’m not an expert but it is an ever decreasing circle. Procrastination is the friend of excuses […]

Testing Enviroment

Recently I’ve been checking out mini amps and doing audio reviews. The following list is the equipment used when testing. Recording Equipment: Studio Projects – C1 Condenser Microphone t.bone SC-300 Session Master SCM 300 Condenser Microphone Trakstar Pen Condenser Microphone Joe Meek VC3 Compressor AKG N62E PhantomPower Unit Behringer Xenyx 1622FX Guitars Used: Fender 1990 […]

KRK ERGO – The Key to a better mix

‘Is your mix Boomy, Flat, Muddy, Unbalanced and just not right? The problem is your room. Fix your Room and you’ll fix your mix…‘ Sometimes something comes along that you just wish you had enough spare cash to throw away on. I’d love to know if this works. KRK ERGO Room Correction System The ERGO […]

Home Recording – Mastering for fun – Primer

Previous Article – Mastering How? If you read my previous article you’ll understand that this article is not for professional purposes but for those wanting to get started and those who want to have giggles with mastering. We’ll call this a primer shall we? Let’s forget environment and monitor speakers – did you hear that? […]

Home Recording – Mastering – How?

Related Articles: List of Free Mastering Plugins Mastering – Useful Articles Is it possible and should I bother? It’s an interesting question. Something I’ve asked myself many times. And my conclusion is that if you want to spend an awful lot of time banging your head against a wall then why not. So ok you’ve […]

Studio Project £1000+

A few years ago I started building up the equipment in my project Studio here is the equipment list. At the hub is the PC. The desktop is my studio – it’s a 2ghz 2gb big baby(looks like a fridge) – specs (not the fastest, but it is setup to use every bit of its […]