Category: Recording

How to Use a Guitar Tuner – Guitar Tuna Free App

How to Use a Guitar Tuner Using the Free Guitar Tuna App Learning to use a guitar tuner is a tricky one to start with. When we start learning guitar it’s not always apparent what we need to do. It is good practice to tune your guitar before every session. This means that when you […]

RM1x Acid Kit Samples Kit Free Downloads

RM1x Acid Kit 1 Samples Kit WAV files, Kontakt Kit and Soundfont free download. 24 bit RM1x Acid Kit Samples. All sampled at  24bit and WAV file packs. Kontakt saved as monoliths. Sampled directly from Yamaha RM1x  Sequence Remixer through ESI Maya44xte with no pre or post processing. All files have original note mapping to […]

Studio Drummer Drum Maps for Reaper

Reaper Drum Maps for Kontakt’s Abbey Road Studio Drummer Garage Drum Kit Session Drum Kit Stadium Drum Kit Install Drum Map for Reaper – Save files to your keymaps folder. Options->Show REAPER resource path in explorer/finder Find ‘MIDINoteNames’ folder Save or Copy file to this folder. To load keymap: In Piano Roll: File->Note/CC Names->Load note/CC […]

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 […]