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pro tools recording template

HOW TO CREATE A PRO TOOLS RECORDING TEMPLATE

Hi folks, today you will learn to create a Pro Tools Recording Template.  Setting up a recording template first eliminates most technical work during a recording session. As a result, this eliminates the need to: create new tracks route new buses name tracks insert plugins set up sends and returns. Therefore, a Pro Tools Recording…

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How to build your own acoustic panels

HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN ACOUSTIC PANELS

At this point we have discussed the music gear you will need to get started with your own music production studio and how to properly set up your mixing position. Now we take it one step further, as I show you how to build your own acoustic panels. With just a few items, you can…

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Guitar Amplifier

RECORDING ELECTRIC GUITAR

Welcome to the never-ending discussion about recording electric guitar. I am not going to attempt to explain to you how to find the perfect tone or mic placement. There are plenty of places to find that information. Instead, the process for recording electric guitar on the Shots In Order Debut Album is what I would like…

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Shure SM7B Microphone

MICROPHONE FOR SINGING – SM7B

Thank you all for checking out our new single “Drive The Nail” and helping us get into the top 10 on the Reverbnation Local Charts. Hope you all liked it. I know we love it and we especially love the way the vocals were performed, recorded, and mixed. Lets breakdown how we chose the microphone…

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How To Use Audio Compression With The BF76 And CLA-76

AUDIO COMPRESSION

Audio compression is a confusing and difficult technique to learn at first. The controls and the application of using compression is very new. The good news is, it’s very easy to understand. In this video you will learn how to use a compressor on both the Bomb Factory BF-76 compressor and the Waves CLA-76 compressor/limiter.…

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How to use eq with stock plugins

HOW TO USE EQ WITH STOCK PLUGINS

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resonant Frequency

RESONANT FREQUENCY

When I first started out mixing, I did not know what a resonant frequency was. I would eq by finding muddy frequencies, hoping that this would clear up my mixes. My problems continued and I did not understand why. ROOM RESONANT FREQUENCY Then I learned about resonant frequencies and had a lightbulb moment! It was…

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My Music Production Studio Setup

HOME RECORDING STUDIO SETUP

So you have purchased some gear and now you need to optimize your home recording studio setup. Wait! Do you know how to set up you home studio efficiently? I’ve made this mistake before. Hopefully I can help you prevent making your own mistake. Are you setting up in a small room on the first…

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Reamping it later

REAMPING IT LATER

Are you tired of using guitar and amplifier plugins? Not getting that beefy sound out of the guitar plugin? Sounds thin? Wimpy? Then you should try REAMPING your direct guitar tracks. In the home or project studio we will usually reach for the amp sims a lot faster than if we were in a real…

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7 mastering plugins I use in my home studio

7 MASTERING PLUGINS I USE

Can you really master your songs at home? Of course you can! Mastering is simply using some eq, compression, stereo imaging, etc… to improve the sound of the mix, IF NEED BE. But it’s not simple. More importantly, it’s really about getting multiple songs to sound like they all fit together on a CD. Here…

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