Tag: Mixing

Home Recording Tips – Drums

Recording at home is hard – as a musician I find myself having to be producer, sound engineer, arranger, mastering engineer and IT department. That said it is a lot of fun and does bring it’s own rewards, even if they’re not financial. Let’s face it most project studios are potential money pits ha ha. […]

EQ – Jargon Busting

Low Frequencies (Bass) Lowest end of the spectrum – frequency range usually between 20 and 150hz. High Pass Filter used on the low frequencies – removing all the frequency below it’s cutoff point, allowing those above it to ‘pass’ though. Low Shelf – when applied all frequencies below the cutoff are increased or decreased by […]

Production Tips Part 1

Vocals – From a production and performance viewpoint it can be good idea to split the vocal recording monto seperate tracks ie 1 track for verse and 1 track for chorus. This will help in controlling volume differences and will also help with allow you set different levels and fx. It can also help on […]

Reaper 3.0 Released

A new version of Reaper has been released, on the 22nd of may Cockus finally released the 3.0 version. And it looks great… ‘Changes:  A HUGE upgrade! Automation lanes Nested track folders Multiple tabbed projects Multichannel (greater than stereo) media support, including MOGG FX parameter controls on track and mixer control panels Customize toolbar icons […]