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Home Recording: olympus voice recorder WS-300M, olympus voice recorder, decent product
olympus voice recorder, decent product, woops: No problem...while that is a consumer recorder as opposed to something like a Zoom H2 or a Marantz PMD620, it s still a decent product and they all work the same. HOWEVER in the case of a consumer recorder, there might be a special format utility that is needed...

Home Recording: Pioneer RT 909, pinch rollers, tape transport
pinch rollers, tape transport, electronics repair: Hi again, Fred - To deduce over the net wouldn t be possible. I could only guess that it could be a fuse before the tape transport. A local electronics repair shop should be able to solve your dilemma without too much trouble. Possibly in the neighborhood...

Home Recording: Powered Mixer with Mbox 2/Pro Tools 7.4le, dell xps, powered mixer
dell xps, powered mixer, rca outputs: That s a loaded question. The Mbox2 is a good product, but it IS entry-level. To get a great sound on the front-end comes down to the instruments you re recording, but also your choice of microphones, preamps, etc. Tone is a big part of the sound, and that...

Home Recording: Pro Tools and Studio Monitors, unfortunate side effect, studio monitors
unfortunate side effect, studio monitors, guitar track: I ll try to help as best as I can... 1 - M-Audio makes decent budget monitors. All I can really advise is to go and listen to some (bring a faveorite CD to judge them by). 2 - The latency is an unfortunate side effect that Mbox users face. It has to...

Home Recording: Recording Equipment, snare drum, digital recorders
snare drum, digital recorders, marimba: What kind of budget do you have? I d steer you to places like sweetwater.com, and have you look at portable recording . There s a wide range of items, but better ones seem to start around $200. The smaller handheld digital recorders are getting better...

Home Recording: Recording using Peavey XR 8300, mackie mixer, dell xps
mackie mixer, dell xps, glyn johns: Hey Anthony, the Peavey mixer is really not set up for recording at all & I would advise against using it for that purpose. You could pick up a small Mackie Mixer that would be much better suited to the purpose of recording. That being said the MBox is designed...

Home Recording: Recording using Pro Tools LE 7.4 on computer, dell xps, powered mixer
dell xps, powered mixer, sound capabilities: Unfortunately, you won t be able to use Pro Tools without the Mbox (or some other Pro Tools authorized interface). If you can find a mixer that has a spdif output, you d be able to up your simultaneous recording tracks in Pro Tools from 2 to 4 (2 analog,...

Home Recording: Reel to reel tape deck not working properly, audio interface software, noise reduction software
audio interface software, noise reduction software, reel to reel recorders: Ahhhhhh the wonderful world of reel to reel recorders :) These recorders require updating, cleaning, re-calibrating, etc. As a recording engineer, I am soooooo glad I never have to deal with these kinds of recorders again. When you move a deck, you can pretty...

Home Recording: recording, cracked versions, cracked version
cracked versions, cracked version, cake walk: ALL software that you purchase will come with a manual, however if it did not---when you register your purchase with the manufacturer, they can send you a manual. I would recommend going to www.cakewalk.com, register your new software, and they will take...

Home Recording: recording drum tracks via protools le 8, microphone pre amps, kick snare
microphone pre amps, kick snare, mini bundle: Zach, Congrats on purchasing the Mbox2Mini, it s an affordable option to get into the world of ProTools. To record your drum kit into ProTools and have the ability to mix individual tracks later in ProTools, you re going to need a new interface. In this...

Home Recording: recording vocals, shure sm58 mic, condenser mics
shure sm58 mic, condenser mics, shure sm58: Actually, the SM58 is used extensively in the professional world for recording. you might want to look into some large diaphram condenser mics if you are looking to purchase something else. Brands like AKG, Shure, & Blue are good. Get a pop-screen as well...

Home Recording: reel to reel tape deck, computer lingo, scotch tape
computer lingo, scotch tape, wave corrector: Hi Faye - First of all, I m not hip to computer lingo. Sorry. I did some research to the Sansui 3030 reel to reel tape deck, not to find much as I m unaware of that model... whether it is a 1 4 or a half track. And the IPS (inches per second), 3 3/4,7 1/2...

Home Recording: Starting home recording, musicians friend, don hi
musicians friend, don hi, way over my head: Hi Don - There is a program called Acid , as well as other programs out there. I haven t used them myself... but friends of mine have. The cost, Idon t know. Look up Acid on the net. Try Musicians Friend or Sweetwater, music instrument catalogs. Also...

Home Recording: setting up Lexicon Omega to Mac Garageband, lexicon omega, mac laptop
lexicon omega, mac laptop, garageband software: Well, the best way to learn this stuff is to dive in and do it. I think you ll find that it s not hard, not hard at all. But FIRST, you need to have a basic understanding of the product(s) that you have. The Omega is a good little interface, and Garage...

Home Recording: tascam 488 only tracks 1 and 2 record, portastudio, trks
portastudio, trks, busses: Hey a-ron - Dig the name na-nu-na-nu! I do have the model Tascam 464 and although I m sure in some ways it s similar, check the track assignment (for trks 2&4). Keep in mind the Portastudio has only 2 busses, and not 4. That s all I can tell you. Good...

Home Recording: transfer of audio cassettes to CD, cables rca, cassettes to cd
cables rca, cassettes to cd, tape cassettes: Hey Mike, you ll need a good tape player, a USB/Firewire interface with 2 ins & outs, & as for software, you can pretty much use anything you like. Most audio interfaces come with bundled software, so I d suggest that you use that. M-Audio s Fast Track Pro...

Home Recording: Using Channel Inserts to connect a Compressor, alesis 3630 compressor, gain reduction
alesis 3630 compressor, gain reduction, excellent care: It sounds like you need to understand how to work a compressor :) A compressor is a device that reduces the dynamic range of an audio signal. First a threshold is established. When the audio signal is louder than this threshold, its gain is reduced. The...

Home Recording: Choosing microphone for recording, condenser microphone, collar microphone
condenser microphone, collar microphone, microphone check: Hi Chimmay, Any decent condenser microphone will do the trick. A good one is AKG s C1000s as it has a battery compartment for phantom power. (Not sure if you have a mixer or not) If you have a mixer with phantom power, you can also try a Rode NT-1 & if you...

Home Recording: TEAC X-10R Performance, capstan drive, capstan motor
Home Recording: TEAC X-10R Performance, capstan drive, capstan motor, motor alignment

Home Recording: vocals, pop music world, release experiment
Home Recording: vocals, pop music world, release experiment, graywolf

Home Recording: help in the biz, blood sweat and tears, al kooper
blood sweat and tears, al kooper, whole shebang: Hi Nadi - Where to begin, umm... Perseverence is the first step. Really! Expect some gopher work in the studio, whether it is makig coffee, vacuuming, cleaning toilets etc. Story goes that Al Kooper (Blood, Sweat and Tears) was pushing broom at a Bob Dylan...

Home Recording: home recording, dual cassette player, handheld recorder
dual cassette player, handheld recorder, musical idea: Thank you very much for your inquiry; sorry I took so long to get back to you---went to bed early last night :) To answer your question, honestly I would NOT recommend to record to a cD burner for a few reasons. One of them is when you want to listen to...

Home Recording: Where can I learn how to create home page?, page question, learning curve
page question, learning curve, computer section: Hi Tamaki, here s a few sites that offer video tutorials for Rapidweaver. Don t worry about the learning curve man, I m sure you ll get the hang of it right away! It s super easy to use, it s just set up a bit different than most people are used to (Including...

Home Recording: Mbox Mini 2 and Adobe Audition 1.5, aa works, condenser mic
aa works, condenser mic, adobe audition: No need to apologize... as I said, I know it can be pretty overwhelming. Since I am not positive about the MBox ever working as an hardware interface for AA, there is a way you can get around this. 1) Go ahead and plug your mic in to the Mbox, and the...

Home Recording: Multi-track recording, analogue mixer, analog to digital converter
analogue mixer, analog to digital converter, behringer ada8000: Hello, If you wish to record multiple tracks simultaneously you will need some form of analog-to-digital converter capable of handling multiple inputs at once. Any one of these options might work well for your set-up: Behringer ADA8000 E-MU 1616 (or...

Home Recording: midi recording on cubase, midi track, midi connection
midi track, midi connection, software synthesizer: MIDI and AUDIO are radically different. Basically, MIDI is just data transmission where the audio is what you actually hear. If you re creating a MIDI track, it needs to be assigned either to a hardware synthesizer via MIDI out to the MIDI input of the said...

Home Recording: Peavey Mixer into MBox using Pro Tools?, tube mic, mic line
tube mic, mic line, mic input: Check to see what input setting you re using with the mic on the MBox. Make sure you re using the Mic input setting - line or instrument won t be giving you enough gain. Don t be afraid to turn the gain up on the front of the MBox. If that isn t working,...

Home Recording: Phantom Power, condenser microphones, ribbon microphones
condenser microphones, ribbon microphones, overhead mics: Let me first explain PHANTOM POWER to help understand really what it is, and why. A DC (direct current) voltage, usually 48 volts, applied to pins 2 and 3 referenced to pin 1 of an XLR microphone connector that can be used to power transducers with active...

Home Recording: Recording, daily basis, gift god
daily basis, gift god, sales engineer: Thank you for your email. First of all, I m heavily involved with my own church on the production side of things. As a real-world mixing engineer, it s my privilege to be involved and I enjoy it. The level of which we do things there is not minor mind you,...

Home Recording: Recording, digital audio recorder, belkin tune
digital audio recorder, belkin tune, store detail: Well, the problem with this sort of product is that it s using an iPod for the file writing and structure---therefore it s limited to the software that Apple wishes to make available. If I were a beginner, honestly I d consider something like this: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/DP02CF/...

Home Recording: Recording drums, recording drums, audio interface
recording drums, audio interface, hi hat: Well, depending upon what microphones, the pre s you re using, and the quality of audio interface you re doing as well as the style of music you re recording---this can or can not be done properly. I guess what I m saying is, the quality of the gear will...

Home Recording: recording, impedance mismatch, audio interface
impedance mismatch, audio interface, balanced input: Soundforge is a great program, but the hum is most likely caused from your audio interface. Are you using a built-in soundcard to your computer, or do you have an actual audio interface meant for recording? 99% of the time a hum will be either an impedance...

Home Recording: reel to reel player?, reel player, tape decks
reel player, tape decks, radio shack: Hi Dawn - I did some research, but found very little... especially on something from that long ago. WW2 tape decks such as that one probably used tubes instead of solid state/transistors as used today, making the deck more valuable... I would assume. A radio...

Home Recording: TEAC X-10R Performance, pinch rollers, 30 ips
pinch rollers, 30 ips, supply reel: Hi Kevin - We re talking about two different things: First of all, a 1/4 tape is a given. A 1/4 track (the tape runs in both directions stereo) OR 1/2 track (professional, the tape runs ONLY in one direction[usually 15 or 30 ips]. The reason being, the...

Home Recording: vocals, boss br, sibilance
boss br, sibilance, p nk: Hi Nadi - I have no idea of the chorus used in the particular recording, but I can describe the doubling effect. a vocalist sings along his/herself perfectally with every inflection as accurate as possible, making it seem as if it s one voice. This is...

Home Recording: ART Tube MP, Project Series, toshiba laptop computers, art tube mp
toshiba laptop computers, art tube mp, quesnel bc: What audio interface are you using? Are you using an approved firewire hard-drive for audio instead of the internal drive? Honestly, Toshiba laptop computers are far from ideal---but if you have it, you need to make it work. If you re using the internal...

Home Recording: apogee ad8000 connections, apogee ad8000, mac g5
apogee ad8000, mac g5, management controller: It won t say anything about connecting speakers, because that s not the intent of this converter. You really should be using something like one of the following: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MonitorST/ or on the more affordable side: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CentralStat/...

Home Recording: Distortion Overdrive Live Effect, vox tonelab, line 6 pod
vox tonelab, line 6 pod, overdrive pedals: Hi Mojtamba, if you re using an amp, buy a n overdrive pedal. If you re going direct, you can get a Pod X3, or a Vox ToneLab. Here s a couple links to check out: http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Vox-Tonelab-LE-Guitar-Multi-Effects-Pedal?sku=150246...

Home Recording: Guitar Home Recording, presonus firebox, boss gt6
presonus firebox, boss gt6, instrument cables: So you re saying that when you playing through your GT6 into the Firebox doesn t sound as good as just playing through your amp, right? That s simple....an amp will ALWAYS sound better (unless it s a crappy amp). Recording direct does have its drawbacks,...

Home Recording: Home Studio - Audio Recording, roland juno, synthesizer roland
roland juno, synthesizer roland, software sequencer: An inexpensive option that will work just fine is this (depending upon your computer, of course): http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/AudioBoxUSB If you have more questions, you re welcome to visit my personal website at www.theaudioprofessional.com...

Home Recording: What to get - Mbox 2 Pro? Digirack 003?, guitar amplifier, recording engineer
guitar amplifier, recording engineer, guitar effects: Matt, Thank you for your email. I m a professional recording engineer who uses the big ProTools system known as ProToolsHD. However with ProToolsLE, the software is more or less the same. Being new to this, I can understand that it s hard to understand---therefore...

Home Recording: Mixer/Microphone Problem, alesis multimix 8, condenser microphone
alesis multimix 8, condenser microphone, voice over the internet: One thing to keep in mind, it s best to get as close to the microphone as possible. The better the capsule, the better the pickup and amplification---the cheaper the capsule (cheaper the mic), the more you have to be on it. This is ever more so true for...

Home Recording: Phantom Power, vintage ribbon, phantom power
vintage ribbon, phantom power, dynamic mic: Hi Michael, phantom power is essentially ignored by dynamic mics & only seen by condensers, so unless you re using old vintage ribbon mics as well, you don t have to worry about it. (Most new ribbon mics that I know of will also ignore phantom power) Hope...

Home Recording: Record a song in my voice on a computer, sing along karaoke, karaoke cd
sing along karaoke, karaoke cd, karaoke cds: I m sorry, $100 won t get you very far.... I actually have a 20ft microphone cable that I spent $150 on alone :( BUT, you might want to check this out: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/GTrackUSB/ This will be both the microphone input AND the...

Home Recording: Recording Midi in cubase le 4, akai mpc 2500, midi interface
akai mpc 2500, midi interface, yamaha mo6: You ll need a MIDI interface for your computer to connect each device to/from, as well as an audio interface to record the outputs from your MPC. In Cubase, simply assign the MIDI tracks and Audio tracks appropriately. CubaseLE doesn t have a manual, so I...

Home Recording: recording studio, marshall mxl, mic stand
marshall mxl, mic stand, mxl v69: While there are shields you can purchase to isolate the mic, you can simply put some foam about an inch away from the back of the mic (use another mic stand and some clamps with a 1 foot square of foam). Also - if the mic has a cardiod pattern selection,...

Home Recording: Tascam portastudio 464, tascam portastudio, tascam 464
tascam portastudio, tascam 464, high bias: Hey Graham, I think pretty much any standard tape will work. It s literally been decades since I bothered with tape, so I m afraid I can t offer you anything further than that. If you have any other questions though, I ll be happy to try & help you out. Peace...

Home Recording: Voice recording, beginners resources, pre amp
beginners resources, pre amp, dell pc: Sorry for the delay---the best way to learn is to jump in and do it, but getting there can be difficult. Let me suggest going to www.mixbookshelf.com as you can find quite a few beginners resources of how this stuff works. In short though, it s quite...

Home Recording: Zoom H2 and H4. Cubase LE, desktop recorder, confusing questions
desktop recorder, confusing questions, bass and drums: I m not familiar with the Alphasmart unit you re referring to. You should be able to record directly into Cubase. I d suggest getting a good microphone (possibly a USB ready mic like Rode & Blue manufacture) and skip the Alphasmart unit. Usinf the H4 or H2...

Home Recording: Connection, audio interface, usb interfaces
audio interface, usb interfaces, hardest time: Will, This is a very common problem and not just with Cubase. I ve read several forums with different types of recording software and it seems to all lead back to the M-audio interface. This may be an issue for their support line. Tell me a bit more about...

Home Recording: Crackling/popping, external hd, kind thanks
external hd, kind thanks, program interface: Hi, Unfortunately, I don t have much experience with Ableton. With that being said, there is a good chance that an external drive can help with this issue. Also, you can try lowering the sample rate (if that option is available). This will lessen the...

Home Recording: Drum recording., sales pitch, drum tracks
sales pitch, drum tracks, track recorder: Hi Jacob - Sorry for the delay, as mt computer was down. Too much o explain,,, chec out Modern Recording Techniques by Robert Rubstein and Miles Huber. Books are available used at Amazon.com Lar Hi Jacob - My computer was down. Sorry, but...USB...

Home Recording: dad wants to record trumpet/tape to something, reel music, music tape
reel music, music tape, plays one: Hi Cheri- Teac/Tascam makes a PortaStudio format which is a simple setup for your dad s use, incorporating the music minus one CD playback as you overdub the trumpet. A decent mic would be needed plus an external reverb would be nice. The PortaStudio uses...

Home Recording: Home Recording Studio, home recording studio, singer songwriters
home recording studio, singer songwriters, logic pro: Hey Matt, as far as computers go, I tell everyone who asks me to go Mac. If you re certain that you only want to do smaller mixes, you can get yourself a laptop, if you think you might want to expand down the road, go for a G5. They don t have to be new, you...

Home Recording: Home recording, adobe audition, vocal sound
adobe audition, vocal sound, man hope: Hey Cameron, getting a good vocal sound is an art in & of itself & you re not going to get a pro quality sound simply by applying effects or mastering. You have to make sure that your initial recording sounds as close as you can get to what you want to hear....

Home Recording: help., latency problems, test project
latency problems, test project, headroom: Hey Tim, I record 8 tracks simultaneously on my Macbook Pro with no problems & it s running a 5400 RPM HD, so I don t think it should be too much of a problem. That being said, you shouldn t expect to produce full blown 24 track productions from the laptop...

Home Recording: Inputs/outputs, audio codec, mac guy
audio codec, mac guy, mixer: Hey Ryan, sorry man, but I don t know a thing about pro tracks & haven t used a PC in like 10 years now. (Mac Guy) Maybe one of the other guys here can help ya out. If you have any other questions pertaining to recording/performing etc. I ll be happy to help...

Home Recording: M-AUDIO, analog mixers, gear questions
analog mixers, gear questions, spdif output: To utilize SPDIF input, you d need a mixer with a SPDIF output. SPDIF is a 2 channel digital interface, you can t just run any audio line to it. I don t think the Behringer has that as an option. Most cheap analog mixers will not have a SPDIF output. As...

Home Recording: Mixing EQ, shure sm57, hammond b3
shure sm57, hammond b3, bass side: Hi Marion - The mic(s) I used were Dynamics... preferabally Shure SM57 s. For Stereo miking, I used 1 mic on each side of the high part of the Leslie. The lower (bass)side of the Leslie (bass being non-directional) is a monaural feed. 3 mic total. You shouldn...

Home Recording: mixer., input mixer, compressors
input mixer, compressors, eq: Hey Jake, it all depends on the FX type. Compressors & EQ s would be connected to the individual channel inserts, while reverbs, delays etc. you would run on the auxiliary bus. Your mixer s manual will have hook up diagrams showing different configurations....

Home Recording: pro-tools & skype, audio hijack, pro tools
audio hijack, pro tools, skype: Hi JR, you just have to set Skype to run off the built in audio, & use the Pro Tools with the mini. It should work fine. If you re trying to record your conversation, PT is the wrong way to go. You ll have to get audio hijack for that. Hope that helps, if...

Home Recording: Recommended EQ Setting Leslie Speaker, leslie speaker, band situation
leslie speaker, band situation, hammond organ: Marion, The EQ is completely based on the situation. If the instrument is solo you should probably set the EQ for a broader spectrum, basically taking up more space . In a band situation watch for too much in the 300-800hz range. This is where the mud or...

Home Recording: Recording., usb audio interface, digidesign pro tools
usb audio interface, digidesign pro tools, kit drums: Firewire will open up a ton of options. Just about as many tracks as you could possibly need. There are interfaces out there that will handle more than 2 at once. Check the Echo Layla 3G. It has 2 mic pres and 8 1/4 I/O. MOTU also makes several interfaces...

Home Recording: Recording live audio direst to MP3, world war ii veterans, world war ii
world war ii veterans, world war ii, disc storage: CNet has a demo you can download here: http://download.cnet.com/Direct-MP3-Recorder/3000-2168_4-10554930.html It s one of those free to try demo things with a few features disabled unless you buy the full version. This may be the thing for you. I...

Home Recording: roland br8, roland br, zip disc
roland br, zip disc, apple computer: Hey Mal. from what I see, you would use the digital out to connect to your computer & either transfer/export the .wav files direct, or record into GB from the digital in. Sorry, that s all the help I can provide you with, as I ve never really gotten into the...

Home Recording: software., hey jim, cubase 4
hey jim, cubase 4, record music: Hey Jim, I don t use PC, so I really don t know which to recommend to you. I ve used Ableton Live before & found it was quite good, but I use Logic now & haven t even thought of using anything else since. Maybe one of the other guys here would be more qualified...

Home Recording: Having Trouble Setting up my Mic, condenser microphone, track mixer
condenser microphone, track mixer, mic input: Hi Adam - Audacity is beyond my area of expertise, but you should try the line/aux input NOT the mic input of your sound card. From there you should be able to get a level of some kind. If so, don t go into the red so as not to get into distortion. Good...

Home Recording: Venue Recording Setup, mics mixers, digital 8 track
mics mixers, digital 8 track, sweetwater music: Hi Tuck - $2,000 won t buy you much, but for starters, how about some microphones, such as 4 shure SM 57 . A Korg or Roland digital 8 track mixer/recorder. Check out Ebay for good deals. Musicians Friend and Sweetwater Music catalogs for starters. Good...

Home Recording: Vocal Mic Setup, condenser microphone, behringer mic100
condenser microphone, behringer mic100, audio interface: Hi Alvin, that seems like a decent start, the only other thing I d suggest is a decent audio interface. The 1/8 input on computers really doesn t do well for audio recording & getting any decent kind of results. Here s a link to check out for an interface:...

Home Recording: XENYX., onyx, microphones
onyx, microphones, mixer: Hi Jake, Behinger sucks bro. If you want a real firewire mixer, go with the Mackie Onyx. Then you ll have all the I/O you ll need. http://www.mackie.com/products/onyxfirewire/ Hope that helps, if you need anything else, just drop me a line. Peace -...

Home Recording: TEAC X-10R, oldies, pope
Home Recording: TEAC X-10R, oldies, pope, shoes

Home Recording: fantom s and pro tools, roland fantom s, external keyboards
roland fantom s, external keyboards, midi interface: For the Mbox, you ll need a usb cable. You ll need a midi cable and some kind of midi interface for the computer (I can t remember if the MBox has a midi i/o). For hooking your keyboard up, I suggest going to the Digidesign website. I rarely use external...

Home Recording: Home Recording Basics, professional dance companies, roland rd 700
professional dance companies, roland rd 700, hp pavilion dv8000 laptop: No problem. On how I know all this stuff...I have been an engineer for almost 20 years, 8 of those I owned a large commercial studio, which actually consisted of 3 seperate studios. In the 2 smaller studios we employed multiple producers that built their...

Home Recording: home recording, digidesign mbox, tascam portastudio
digidesign mbox, tascam portastudio, audio interface: I m assuming this the analog version of the portastudio. The digital version connects directly, but with the analog version you will need an audio interface such as the Digidesign Mbox, there are several varities, which will have the proper inputs and a USB...

Home Recording: home recording boss br 1600 cd, boss br 1600, br1600
boss br 1600, br1600, individual instruments: You can definitely use a another mixer before going into the BR. That s one advantage of having a separate mixer. With that being said, however, once you record into the BR, you won t have control over the individual instruments that were all plugged into...

Home Recording: PT & Drum Programming issues, drumkit from hell, famous drummers
drumkit from hell, famous drummers, hip hop producers: Christopher, The easiest and most efficient route would probably be an Akai MPC, any version. It s a standard among hip-hop producers. You can purchase tons of drum sounds from tons of famous drummers and use them at will. Synching drum tracks is tricky business...

Home Recording: PT & Drum programming issues, drumkit from hell, playback engine
drumkit from hell, playback engine, internal hd: I m sorry, but I have no experience with FL Studio, and I use Acid for creating drum tracks, or I just record live drummers. My only real suggestion would be to program your drums and render them separately as a wav of aiff file and import them into PT....

Home Recording: Recording., mac g5, reputable school
mac g5, reputable school, mics: Hey Zildjian, I m not too clear on why you d want to get a big mixer & outboard gear in this day & age. It s really not worth it unless you re going to drop MAD cash & get a Neve or SSL setup. As for outboard gear, you d be better off investing the money into...

Home Recording: Recording, vocal harmonies, signal levels
vocal harmonies, signal levels, boss br1200: Bouncing is basically a pre-mix mix. Say you have 8 tracks of drums. Get the mix on them you like, send them to a 2 track sub-mix, then record them to 2 tracks. You have effectively freed up 6 tracks. I still recommend sending them all to the computer s hard...

Home Recording: Recording/ Mixing Guitars in Ableton Live 7, shure sm57, dynamic mic
shure sm57, dynamic mic, recording drums: Hey Gerard, I d actually advise against using 2 mics. I d say use one good mic that is close to the sound you want & move it around till you find the sound you re looking for. Unless you have a really nicely built acoustically neutral room, the phasing problems...

Home Recording: recording my 3pc. band/ picking a laptop for my windows 7.4 le and a mbox 2, buying a laptop, bass drums
buying a laptop, bass drums, new windows os: Hi Mike - To answer your first question, you ve got a couple of options: You can use your mics in a stereo X-Y pattern and record everything live. This option can be a bit tedious, as you ll need to make sure levels between instruments are balanced...

Home Recording: recording to pro tools 8 mpowered thru Apogee AD8000, apogee ad8000, logic studio
apogee ad8000, logic studio, mpowered: Hey Chuck, if you re using a Mac, I STRONGLY suggest that you check out Logic Studio before even thinking of anything else. As for your question, it s not possible with the MBox, as the MBox doesn t have lightpipe as far as I know. Logic find is much better...

Home Recording: Studio set-up, amazon books, decent studio
amazon books, decent studio, multitrack recorder: Hi Zildjian - First of all, I guess I ll have to answer your questions with more questions. How mny tracks are you trying to achieve... 4, 8, 16, 24, 32, or 64? This may sound absurd, but believe this! The multitrack recorder is man s greatest contribution...

Home Recording: TEAC X-10R, tape tension, hookup
tape tension, hookup, tlc: Hi Richard - I would definately have a new belt put on, including a cleaning and degaussing (demagnetizing of heads and transport). After 20 years, a little TLC would be a great and affordable plan. You ll be amazed! While you re at it, have the tech go...

Home Recording: audio interface?, interface plugs, interface question
interface plugs, interface question, audio interface: Hey Ronald, if you don t monitor through your software with effects on, you won t have any latency problems, but it sounds to me like you ll have other problems if your computer on has 224 Megs of RAM. It sounds like your system is pretty old & probably won...

Home Recording: compatibility, compatibility question, external hd
compatibility question, external hd, terrabyte: Absolutely. For what you are using it for, you would get more for your money with a desktop and top of the line IMac with a 24 monitor, a 3.06GHz processor, 4gb of memory and a TERRABYTE! of hard drive space is $2199 or $2600 AUD. If you cut some corners...

Home Recording: Home Studio, quality microphone, usb interface
quality microphone, usb interface, back ground: Let me ask some questions before I answer the question. Are you plugging directly into the computer or are you using a USB interface? What mic are you using? What type of laptop is it and what operating system are you using? Knowing these things will help...

Home Recording: home recording, one mic, savy
one mic, savy, mics: Hi Jeff - Roemersoftware.com has a freebie program which ll (I made up that word?) walk you through it. With a little trial and error, you can perform a one mic setup to keep it inexpensive. Otherwise, use two mics for this procedure. This is as simple as...

Home Recording: Logic 8, mackie onyx 1640, macbook pro
mackie onyx 1640, macbook pro, drum thing: Hey Jared, I m sure it will sound good man. I think that the MBox is USB though; I know mine was. The MOTU 896HD & the Apogee Ensemble are both firewire, as is the Mackie Onyx 1640. Hope that helps, if you need anything else, just lemme know! Peace - J...

Home Recording: mo phatt sound module, mo phatt, midi sections
mo phatt, midi sections, yamaha psr: He Andrell, yes that is true, but you can still map the MIDI so that it uses whichever sequencer module you want for playback. As I said, if you look at the two manuals in their respective MIDI sections, it will explain the entire process in detail. Hope that...

Home Recording: question regarding cubase le, using midi, wavefile
using midi, wavefile, piano roll: Sorry, I misunderstood. I ve never used the LE version on it s own. From what I gather it would have to bundled with Reason or some other multi-synth. I will do some further research and see what I can find out. Check this link and let me know if it helps...

Home Recording: Recording guitar, track cassette recorder, pre amp
track cassette recorder, pre amp, acoustic guitars: I think with a small investment you can certainly get much better than good for a home recording. Get away from recording straight to computer. You will never get what you are after. I would suggest getting some sort of USB interface such as an MBOX mini....

Home Recording: Recording My Voice on a Computer, condenser microphone, internal microphone
condenser microphone, internal microphone, external microphone: I haven t used Vista, so I m not positive on the finer details of the OS. Here are some things to look for: In the OS control panel, make sure that the external mic is not selected. In the Live preferences, check to see if there are settings for selecting...

Home Recording: Removing vocals, vocal eliminator, stereo effect
vocal eliminator, stereo effect, ebay: Hi Claude - In my day, we used a device what was called a vocal eliminator . Only used for a stereo image combined to mono. The center image was removed, where the lead vocal was usually placed. This can be found nowdays on Ebay for around under $100...

Home Recording: Removing vocals, stereo effect, vocal remover
stereo effect, vocal remover, shareware program: The only time I ve ever needed to do this, I used a program called YoGen Vocal Remover (google it, and you should find it pretty easily). It s a shareware program that did the job for me pretty well. You will need to convert the mp3 into a wav file in...

Home Recording: Removing vocals, stereo effect, m4a
stereo effect, m4a, mp3 file: I have not found a way to perform this perfectly with any stereo track but mp3s make it even more difficult. In order to remove vocals, the vocals in the left and right channels must be exactly identical. Then when the polarity is reversed in one channel and...

Home Recording: Rode usb mic to Cubase LE, audio output device, audio interface
audio output device, audio interface, aiso: The Asio4all suprised me as as it was an easy across the board fix and I haven t run into anyone that had problems. I pride myself on not sending anyone to technical support. I also learn as I research these problems, but I am afraid that is what I am going...

Home Recording: reel to reel tape recorder, reel tape recorder, reel to reel tape recorder
reel tape recorder, reel to reel tape recorder, adapter cables: Hi Neil - Roemersoftware.com has a frebie software and will walk you through it. You will need to take the direct out from your tape recorder into the aux/line in to your sound card (stereo), NOT the mic in as it s a mono signal. Adapter cables (1/4 RCA...

Home Recording: voice to cd recording, digital voice recorder, lax airport
digital voice recorder, lax airport, cd recording: Some of those units can connect and download to your computer as .wav or .aiff files. All you would need to do is to simply burn the files to a CD Alternatively, there is a free digital recording program called Audacity (just google it for a download...

Home Recording: white noise in my pro tools system, lacie hard drive, huge waves
lacie hard drive, huge waves, external hard drive: Wow...that s a tough one. It could be a number of things. Without being there, a good procedure is start from the wall and move outward. Make sure your power source is clean and you are not plugged into 2 circuits. A power conditioner may be a good investment...

Home Recording: putting eq in inserts on pro tools 7.4, ground loop noise, kick snare
ground loop noise, kick snare, band eq: I will normally use individual EQs on each track, and put a multiband on the submixes. As far as what frequencies to select, I can t say because it will vary from song to song and instrument to instrument - especially keyboards. For the single band...

Home Recording: home recording, omnidirectional, classical piano
omnidirectional, classical piano, home recording: I answered it. For some reason, the question came the follow-up came through twice. Here is the copy and paste to your follow-up: There are 2 mics I am familiar with in your price range. The Samson C03U and the Behringer B-2 are both good mics for the money....

Home Recording: How to record, radio shack, happy trails
radio shack, happy trails, drum machines: Hi Margo - I sure wish I had that cool tool in my days. But I did some research on this item. What Fun! Anyway, you don t need an amp but you still need tracks for drum machines, bass etc. So here goes: Take the stereo out from your gt10 and go into the...

Home Recording: Sampling Cd's onto Alesis SR-16, alesis sr, sampling cd
alesis sr, sampling cd, dj mixer: Hi Lloyd, from what I ve seen the SR-16 is a drum machine & not a sampler, so I don t know if it can actually sample at all. Sorry I can t help you further, but I think you have the wrong tool for the job. If you want to sample from your tables, just get a...

Home Recording: Sound proofing, egg cartons, acoustic consultant
egg cartons, acoustic consultant, sound proof: Hi John - Sound proofing is up my alley... not sound deadening. There is a big difference! Egg cartons (as seen in Hee Haw ) and blankets are not forms of sound proofing, as sound can pass through it... low bass and drums pass right through. Heavy material...

Home Recording: sample/ latency, test folder, plug ins
test folder, plug ins, issue one: That s a little odd - I ve never really experienced that problem. What program are you using? It may be a processor issue. One thing you could try is to save everything to a test folder (basically making a duplicate session), and apply the effects to...

Home Recording: Tascam DR-100, ribbon mics, logic studio
ribbon mics, logic studio, firewire usb: Hi David, if I was you, I d go for a Firewire/USB audio interface that you can plug into your laptop/desktop instead. Then you ll be able to use whatever hardware/software plugins you want & will be able to obtain a professional sounding CD. The Tascam would...

Home Recording: Tascam DR-100, piano cds, professional engineer
piano cds, professional engineer, professional studios: I am familiar with the DR100, but I would be very impressed if you could get anything competitive with a professional recording. The mics are internal with is a disadvantage right off the bat. A professional engineer is going to have the luxury of placing...

Home Recording: Ableton live drum mic hook up, miking drums, sympathetic vibrations
miking drums, sympathetic vibrations, disco days: Hi Andre - I preferred miking drums with dynamic mics. Shure SM57s on all drums. If done properly, no overhead mics are necessary. All drums should have top and bottom heads except the kick (in rock setups), as the mic should be close to the beater (1-2...

Home Recording: AKG mikes, condenser mikes, musicians friend
condenser mikes, musicians friend, professional microphones: Hi David - AKG has a long history of professional microphones. Made in Austria, these mics are of very high quality. They list for about $1,000 each new. I m guessing you might find them from Sweetwater or Musicians Friend for about half the amount. Good...

Home Recording: AKG mikes, condenser mikes, pickup patterns
condenser mikes, pickup patterns, google: These are individual prices. The mics come in 2 parts - one is the main housing, and then there are capsules that you can buy for different pickup patterns (cardiod, omni-directional, etc...) that fit into to the main housing. The full two part set...

Home Recording: AKG mikes, condenser mikes, lifetime investment
condenser mikes, lifetime investment, classical piano: They are close to top of the line small diaphragm mics. They should go for about $700-$800 in good condition, but consider them a lifetime investment. Large disphragm mics would be slightly better for this application, but you should still get a great sound....

Home Recording: beginner looking for software, local pawn shop, rca pin
local pawn shop, rca pin, style keyboard: Hi Daniel - Go to EBAY or a local pawn shop and try to find a used sampler. Quite often ther ll be a piano style keyboard attached (however more expensive), but not necessarily. Then use a turntable or CD to plug into it usually via RCA pin plugs. The next...

Home Recording: File extensions-BR-8 Wave Converter Ver1, boss br, true conversion
boss br, true conversion, zip card: Now I understand. You are going through this process of conversion correct? Converting BR-8 track data into WAV format (1) Click the track that you wish to convert into Windows Wave Audio (subsequently referred to as WAV) format. The [BR-8 Track- Wave...

Home Recording: beginner looking for software, software review, electronic music
Home Recording: beginner looking for software, software review, electronic music, beats

Home Recording: vocal mic, vocal microphones, demo sessions
Home Recording: vocal mic, vocal microphones, demo sessions, guitar amps

Home Recording: Home Recording, audio interface, audacity
audio interface, audacity, using computer: You can plug a mic directly into your computer, but I don t recommend it. THe quality using this method is very sub-standard. I would invest in an audio interface such as then Digidesign Mbox mini. They are relatively inexpensive. I would also look into Audacity...

Home Recording: home recording software, home recording software, free versions
home recording software, free versions, demo version: For something not overly complex and with minimal buzzers and whistles, try Audacity. It s completely free. If you need a program to produce the beats on there are also free versions of Fruity Loops. If want a bit more and are willing to spend a little money...

Home Recording: Logic express 9 and PSR-S700, yamaha psr s700, logic express
yamaha psr s700, logic express, snow leopard: Hey Joseph, I don t own one of those keyboards, so I wouldn t know how the menu is structured, but you can definitely find what you re looking for in the manual. If you don t have one, search for it online, I m sure there s one on Yamaha s site even. Hope...

Home Recording: Micro Korg Synth/Vocoder - Plugging into a PC to control VSTi, korg synth, virtual synths
korg synth, virtual synths, midi interface: What you ll need is a MIDI interface for your computer. You can find them at any decent music store. Via MIDI, you ll be able to control your virtual synths (what kind of control is dependent on the individual programs). M-Audio makes a few good MIDI interfaces....

Home Recording: Mixing Advice, little bit at a time, drums and bass
little bit at a time, drums and bass, mic placement: Jordan, Advice part 1. DON T...GIVE...UP! You will get this and I will show you how, just send me $9.99 to...KIDDING. Vocals are the hardest thing I think to catch just right, on the live cut. They will never be perfect. but try your best to get them close....

Home Recording: No Monitor Help, audio signals, configuration issue
audio signals, configuration issue, head phones: I ll help you try to narrow it down. I wouldn t think it to be a driver issue, but most likely a configuration issue. What operating system are you using and what program are you using to record? Have you double checked everything in audio properties, expecially...

Home Recording: how to record live drums with mbox2, mixer yamaha, digital mixer
mixer yamaha, digital mixer, drums percussion: Which of the Mbox 2 units do you have? How many channels you can record at a time solely rest on how many inputs your Mbox2 has. Pro Tools LE will not work with any other interfaces except for official Digidesign gear. If you can find a Digi002 or Digi003,...

Home Recording: Stepping into the Unknown, typing keyboard, acoustic musician
typing keyboard, acoustic musician, midi setup: Hi Jason - There is a program for notation by Cakewalk, but I don t know any more about it. I m sure by now there are some other programs (it s been over 5 years now). I think you ll need a simple (typing) keyboard instead of a music MIDI setup. Cheers,...

Home Recording: software for converting vhs to blueray or hd blueray, mac the ripper, blueray
mac the ripper, blueray, pro tools: OK - that narrows it down. There are several solutions for this. Probably the easiest to find and the least expensive would be the Roxio Easy VHS to DVD (available for Mac and PC). Here s a link for you: http://amzn.com/B001LQO4P4 It comes with everything...

Home Recording: vocal mic, talk show hosts, dynamic mic
talk show hosts, dynamic mic, vocal mic: Not sure what your getting at here, but here goes... The SM7B are a dynamic mic (as opposed to a condenser). Why you had dynamic in quotes, I can t say. These are more geared to broadcasting (talk show hosts, sports radio, etc...) Calling it useless...

Home Recording: I want to be a producer!, focusrite isa 220, eddie kramer
focusrite isa 220, eddie kramer, logic studio: Hi Daniel, that s a very subjective issue, & everyone has different ideas, but my ideal setup is this: Mac computer - could be Mackbook Pro or a tower depending on whether or not you want portability. (I have one of each) UAD Plugs - either the UAD-2...

Home Recording: cubase studio crashes with usb mike, google search, memory cache
google search, memory cache, eastwest: Hey, Bob Whats up? Okay so I used to have Cubase LE, and I suffered from similar problems. One thing that seemed to help was setting up an Aggregate Device on my computer. An Aggregate Device is generally used to combine a different combination of Input...

Home Recording: voice to cd, putting books, harmonizer
putting books, harmonizer, software plugin: Hey George What s up? Sorry this took so long, my email was down. Okay, so in order to answer this I need to know the following: Is the harmonizer a computer software plugin or an external physical device? If you are not using a computer, what kind...

Home Recording: Copyright?, copyright copy right rights
copyright copy right rights: Henry, I apologize for the delayed response. -------------- The biggest myth in songwriting and making music, is that you must obtain a copyright from the Government s COpyright Office to protect yourself and your music. This is just a Myth. You...

Home Recording: effects, channel strip, email
channel strip, email, pl: Hey Kevin, Sorry for the wait, my email was down. I recommend you ask Behringer for advice. I looked into the product, you need to make sure that the channel you are recording is being sent to the proper bus. The built in effects are on AUX 2. You...

Home Recording: Loading sample library into Kontakt?, demo period, samples library
demo period, samples library, native instrument: Robert, Just make sure that the sample libraries you by are Kontakt compatible. They will ideally come with installers that put all the content exactly where it needs to go, however I know that with Kontakt specifically, you need to tell it to install the...

Home Recording: Loading WAVE samples to Cubase LE, wave samples, midi piano
wave samples, midi piano, midi controller: Hey Paul, Sorry I am not incredibly familiar with Cubase. Is the problem that the file is a WAV file, or because it is an Audio file in general? The only suggestion I have is uploading the WAV file into itunes, right clicking it, and creating an MP3 version....

Home Recording: lequynh78@gmail.com, guns n roses, midi functions
guns n roses, midi functions, electric guitarist: Hey Johnny, If you want to do a guitar ballad, you are eventually going to have to hire an electric guitarist studio musician. Electric guitar (in my opinion) is the hardest thing to emulate, and unless you are trying to make it sound like a synth (Daft...

Home Recording: Do I need a DAW or a Midi sequencer?, digital audio workstation, midi signal
digital audio workstation, midi signal, midi sounds: First of all, we need to define what MIDI actually is. Midi is ONLY a programming language. It only contains triggering and velocity information, not the actual sounds you may be hearing from a synthesizer or sampler. A MIDI signal can tell a computer...

Home Recording: Phone hybrid into Mbox 2 Pro with 7LE Pro Tools, onyx 1220, mic pres
onyx 1220, mic pres, telos one: Hey Gary, no probs bro! I think if you use one of the line outs as an aux you can do what you re trying to accomplish. (I believe you can route whatever you need to whatever port in PT, so it shouldn t be a problem. Lemme know how it goes! Peace - J. ...

Home Recording: professional sound, mic pre amp, analog to digital converter
mic pre amp, analog to digital converter, engineer knowledge: Michelle, Your question is one that you won t truly understand until you have had the opportunity to work in a really top notch studio, with a skilled and talented Engineer / Producer combo. The Producer s job is to creatively guide the artist towards...

Home Recording: protools, personal tutorial, video tutorials
personal tutorial, video tutorials, first steps: I would recommend watching some basic online tutorials. If you are interested in purchasing some very nice video tutorials, I recommend my partners Groove 3. www.groove3.com Once you have the basics down of how to use the program and what it is capable...

Home Recording: A question about VSTi and Midi, midi sequencer, midi question
midi sequencer, midi question, audio recording software: Jordan, A midi file is a single performance of music - much like sheet music. It does not contain any sound data, it only contains which note to play when, and for how long. Other musical data is also stored called control data for things like pitch bend,...

Home Recording: Removing vocals from a song, vocal software, solo vocals
vocal software, solo vocals, instrumental track: Michelle, The only REAL way to remove vocals from a song is to mute them during the mix, and then record a version of the final mix without vocals. The next best way would be to record a brand new version of the song as a knock off which is what they...

Home Recording: STUDIO SOFTWARE FOR HOME RECORDING DEMOS, music recording studios, microphone inputs
music recording studios, microphone inputs, headphone jack: Brian, In today s Audio Engineering Industry, there is only one Viable option - Pro Tools. I would recommend that you buy a simple, small MBox setup (should cost around $300) and use a Laptop. Then all you need is a Microphone and you are ready to record....

Home Recording: How do you test the sound of your finished product?, yamaha ns 10, nearfield monitors
yamaha ns 10, nearfield monitors, car stereos: Lee, This is a big part of the mixing process called Mix Translating . Meaning, how does your mix translate onto other listening devices? This is why in professional studios, they usually have 4 methods of listening. 1. Headphones 2. Mains (Very...

Home Recording: tinny sound in recording of loud piano passages, condenser mics, loud passages
condenser mics, loud passages, condenser mic: Hi Clay - First of all, you re playing THE BEST piano in the world... nothing beats a Steinway! I m proud that you re trusting in me, If you live in the Los Angeles area, I know a guy who works exclusive on Steinways, and is the president of the Piano Technicians...

Home Recording: Is this a VST instrument plugin?, garritan orchestra, playing drum
garritan orchestra, playing drum, vst instrument: Kenny, You are correct, both Kontakt and Battery can play drums. The reason Battery is different are the features and interface. Without going into programming, Battery allows you to drag and drop single drum hits onto cells , including loading multiple...

Home Recording: home connections, apple macbook, instrument cables
apple macbook, instrument cables, instrument cable: hey eric sorry this took so long. Obviously you are going to need a USB cable to connect the Mbox Mini to your macbook. You are also going to need one 1/4 instrument cable if you want to record mono (one channel) to go from the L output of the mixer...

Home Recording: iBook sees M box but no levels when playing instrument, config problem, leapord
config problem, leapord, system preferences: Hey Kev, the first thing I d advise is to read the manual & follow all the steps one a t a time to make sure you don t miss anything. I remember those units bering a bit of a pain in the ass to set up, but that was in PT, so not sure about GB. I gave up PT...

Home Recording: 4th track on tascam 464 not working, recording music, capstan
recording music, capstan, music stores: Hey Chris, have you tried cleaning the heads? That would be my first recommendation. You can get head & capstan cleaner at most music stores. I d suggest you do both, because it the rubber on the capstans dries out it could cause the tape not to touch the...

Home Recording: cubase sx3 and line6 pod x3 live, cubase sx3, line6 pod
cubase sx3, line6 pod, windows xp: Hi Bill, you have to select the device in the drivers section of Cubase. Not sure where that is exactly, you ll have to check the manual, but that should fix the problem lemme know how it goes & if you need anything else, just drop me a line! Peace - J...

Home Recording: Home Recording., ibanez grg170dx, dweeb
ibanez grg170dx, dweeb, audacity: Hi Josue - First of all, I m not a digi guy. I m just an analogue dweeb. But what i do know is that you need to get in through the line or aux input NOT the mic in. I m concerned that you re not using the speaker out, as this is an invitation for blowing...

Home Recording: mic info / placement, fender pro 185, shure sm57
fender pro 185, shure sm57, macbook: Hey Tom, generally on guitar amps the go-to mic is a Shure SM57, so I d buy one of those & see what kind of sounds you can capture with it. It s a good mic because it doesn t have a whole lot of low end content making guitars sit nice in mix. As for miking...

Home Recording: How to record church meetings, music vocals, church meetings
music vocals, church meetings, time thanks: I know you stated you didn t want to use a computer but as long as you have a fair amount of hard drive space, recording to the laptop is the cheapest and easiest route to go. You can even purchase an external hard drive if more space is needed. All you would...

Home Recording: SOS on Apogee AD8000, g4 mac, mac machine
g4 mac, mac machine, extra gear: Hey Bruno, I d actually just replace the G4 with a second hand G5. You can get great machines for under $1000.00. I bought mine for $750.00 & it s a dual 1.8. Great machine man. The G4 is not really worth upgrading, so I strongly suggest you don t waste your...

Home Recording: Starting a Band, pro tools software, digidesign mbox
pro tools software, digidesign mbox, audio interface: Caroline, Sorry it took me so long to get to you. I didn t get notification of a pending question. I would suggest an audio interface like the Digidesign Mbox and Pro Tools software. Pro Tools is very powerful, easily expandable and has become an industry...

Home Recording: Is It True?, killer mix, analog equipment
killer mix, analog equipment, suppost: To follow...I ll answer #1 and #2 when I get a break. We are working on a lengthy Jazz project and time is at a premium. If you are asking how hot to go to tape , 0db is the ceiling. Digital recording, unlike analog, cannot be pushed beyond this point. When...

Home Recording: USB Mixing Desk, logic pro, stereo signal
logic pro, stereo signal, noticeable difference: Hey Patrick, I d suggest that you trade it in or sell it & buy yourself a Mackie Onyx 1640i. I just bought one myself a few months ago & you can get amazing sounding recordings with it. I m using a Mac & Logic as well & it integrates seamlessly. I did some...

Home Recording: Cassette to Computer with Audacity, sony tape deck, sony walkman
sony tape deck, sony walkman, cassette to computer: Hi Ken, you ll need a 1/8 stereo to stereo cable to go from your recording device to your computer. (A small cable that looks like the end of a set of walkman headphone jacks s on both sides) The n you ll need t plug whichever device has the recording on...

Home Recording: CD vs. Cassette, spiral track, analog to digital converter
spiral track, analog to digital converter, pressure variations: Hi Steven - There is a tradeoff over the cassette vs. a CD. Tape hiss is prevelent in analog recording. Even though Dog whistles supposedly can be heard on cassettes, but I doubt CDs can reproduce them. According to Wikipedia: Analog recording versus...

Home Recording: CD vs. Cassette, dynamic range, multitudes
dynamic range, multitudes, sound quality: Since there are multitudes of articles already written about this, I m not going to try and explain it all in my own words. Here s a link that should answer your questions: http://www.ehow.com/about_5373526_cassette-vs-cd.html As far as the sound quality...

Home Recording: Edirol fa-101 recording drums, trs inputs, edirol fa 101
trs inputs, edirol fa 101, recording drums: Hey Max, once you have the Onyx, the best & cheapest way to go from there would be to get a few Mackie SRM 350 s. If you can afford the 450 s, then go with them. I use a Bose L1 Model II system, & depending on the kind of music you re going to be playing,...

Home Recording: how to fit vocals and guitar sweetely?, center image, backround
center image, backround, guitar vocals: Hi Sandy - There is no set way to add reberb or other FX to vocals and guitar. Vocals (lead) usually are in the front of the song, panned in the center image. For eq, if vocals (and/ or guitar) seems stuffy, use some eq... but not necessarily. Sweeten...

Home Recording: Live and Recording, mixer mackie, onyx 1640
mixer mackie, onyx 1640, firewire cables: Hey Max, the difference between the 2 is that wit the 1640i, you can send & receive 16 channels to and from the computer. I think the 1640 only allows you to have 2 coming out from the computer for monitoring purposes, while the 1640i lets you use busses for...

Home Recording: Rehearsal Studio, mixer mackie, onyx 1640
mixer mackie, onyx 1640, rehearsal studio: Hi Max - Coming from an analog background, it s difficult for me to answer all these questions. Here s a start: I preferred miking drums with dynamic mics. Shure SM57s on all drums. If done properly, no overhead mics are necessary. All drums should...

Home Recording: recording, guitar bass drums, phonic mixer
guitar bass drums, phonic mixer, boss pedal: Hey Dylan, you use a mic on the amp s speaker for guitars, as for a mixer, you plug it in the firewire port, or if it s an analog mixer, you plug the main outs into the input of the computer s soundcard. You ll only be able to record to 2 tracks at a time,...

Home Recording: Teac A2340R, playback head, sync mode
playback head, sync mode, sync system: Hi Dan - At this point, all I can suggest is taking the piano track (trk 1) and then bouncing over and mixing the vocal onto a spare track (piano and vocals together). Without any other of sync, you re out of luck. Sorry, that s the way it is. The only...

Home Recording: Expanding Old ProTools rig, macbook, hd system
macbook, hd system, workstation software: Hey Russ, native is just as good as systems that use DSP cards in my opinion. I ve used my laptop as a mixer with compression, eq, reverb busses etc. feeding a PA & recording into logic simultaneously. As far as the learning curve goes, I found Logic to be...

Home Recording: Home recording, miking drums, sympathetic vibrations
miking drums, sympathetic vibrations, disco days: Hi Regina - Yor re asking the wrong person about this, as this is overkill. I ll explain further: I preferred miking drums with dynamic mics. Shure SM57s on all drums. If done properly, no overhead mics are necessary. All drums should have top and bottom...

Home Recording: Recording Equipment, boss br 1600, recording microphone
boss br 1600, recording microphone, mac laptop: Hi Nugraha, if you re using the Boss, you don t even need to use your computer. I would suggest however that you sell the boss & use your Mac to do the recording, in which case you d need to buy an interface. I d suggest if you want to record drums that you...

Home Recording: record off the radio???, federal communications commission, recording music
federal communications commission, recording music, gestapo: Hey Joe - Isn t there a song with that title? Anyway, for audio there is a site to download into your computer called Roemersoftware.com. The open air is perfectly legal for your use. I m not sure how it works with the laws of the FCC... recording for...

Home Recording: how to set up home studio, motif es6, midi interface
motif es6, midi interface, protools: Hey T, I d actually get a small mixer & just plug it all into the mixer. Then, hook up the mixer s main outs to your MBox & you don t have to re-patch everything every time you want to record a different track. I d suggest you pick up a Mackie 802 VLZ3, 4...

Home Recording: Alesis SR16 drum machine into Garageband, midi usb cable, ebay ca
midi usb cable, ebay ca, ca midi: Hey Daryl, you d need a midi USB cable like this one: http://cgi.ebay.ca/MIDI-USB-CABLE-ADAPTER-KEYBOARD-INTERFACE-4-XP-VISTA-/140407082774?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_2&hash=item20b0ea0f16#ht_3662wt_1055 Then you just set up a midi track & record...

Home Recording: Cheap soundproofing, carpet remnants, standing waves
carpet remnants, standing waves, pipe insulation: Hi John - The use of acoustic foam is not acceptable for soundproofing. All it does is prevent unwanted flutter (standing waves) from happening. Standing waves is he annoying sound in a room which reflects constant reverb etc. in a room. By simply clapping...

Home Recording: Logic Pro 7 & 8 Questions, logic pro 7, mic choices
logic pro 7, mic choices, logic 7: Hey Daniel, I the minimum system requirements for Logic 8 is OS 10.4.9, so I m not sure if it would work or not, but I d definitely give it a go. Are you unable to update your system for some reason? As far as sounds are concerned, I think Logic 7 or 8 will...

Home Recording: Plug in Problem, audiosuite, minimal problems
audiosuite, minimal problems, plug ins: Before we go into anything too deep, I want to ask a couple of questions... Are you using Audiosuite from the menu bar, or are you putting plugins in the Inserts of the channels? If you re using Audiosuite plugins (which do not work in real time)...

Home Recording: Protools cursor, setup preferences, weird bug
setup preferences, weird bug, spacebar: On the menu bar, go to Setup Preferences and select the Operation tab Make sure the Play Start Marker Follows Timeline Selection is the only box checked in the Transport section. That should do the trick. I had a similar issue a few years ago...

Home Recording: Quantizing problems, audio waveforms, note resolution
audio waveforms, note resolution, midi sequencing: When I speak of editing, I mean the actual cutting up of the waveforms and nudging them around to fit. I will do this a lot to line up certain phrases instead of resorting to quantize functions first. Plus, if you re individual tracks are rhythmically...

Home Recording: cakewalk pro 9, good luck, tech support
good luck, tech support, cakewalk pro 9: Hi Larry - I also had Cakewalk Pro 9 and it was difficult for me to use. 8 tracks I could use as opposed to their 256 or whatever virrtual tracks... it was goofy for me to use. That was five years ago, and I can t remember any tech support in which to contact....

Home Recording: Help with Pro Tools, midi channel, channel strip
midi channel, channel strip, channel 1: Hey Jordan, if you want to use your compressor, there s 2 ways you can hook it up: 1. Use the mic pre on your Digi003 & set up an insert for it. (Example set channel 1 up to put the signal out on channel 1, plug the out of channel 1 to the input of the...

Home Recording: microphones, shure 55sh, kidney bean
shure 55sh, kidney bean, phantom sound: Hi Tom - phantom power is for condenser mics instead of dynamic mics. The reason for phantom Power is that it suppliess d.c. voltage from 0-48 volts... so that means you can use a combination of cndenser mics of diferent voltages (including dynamics as...

Home Recording: need to know, myron fagan, ebay
myron fagan, ebay, neat collection: Hi Cathie - Sory for the delay, as I was out of town. You should take photos for EBAY. I don t know the value as well, but put a starting bid of $.99 and watch what happens! You can place a reserve price, of whatever, i.e. of $20. Pull it if from the...

Home Recording: recording a CD, college applications, lots of money
college applications, lots of money, audacity: Hi Michelle - What is the method of recording you are using, i.e. piano/vocal? Are the mics close or distant? Distant mics sound just that...distant and roomy. Am I getting the picture? I need more specifics on your basic setup on this matter. La...

Home Recording: How to set up my microphone on my computer, condenser mic, studio headphones
condenser mic, studio headphones, audio interface: Hey Josh, have you tried reading the manual? Usually there s step by step info in there on how to get a recording up & running. You have to adjust the gain on your mix in order for it to pick anything up, so try that. And read the manual man, it ll help a...

Home Recording: Tape Foam Heads, crazy glue, fades
crazy glue, fades, nucience: A ha! -I believe they re not foam...but I m not sure what they really are. But I now know what you re talking about, have replaced them with shitty tape before. Gawd, what a nucience! They firmly place he tape against the heads.Use crazy glue if necessary....

Home Recording: AUX Sends, Home Recording, AUX
Home Recording, AUX, effects loop: Hey Nick, take one or both AUX outs (Depending on if you want mono o stereo FX), plug each into one input of your FX unit (Left in AUX 1, right in AUX 2) then if you have more that one unit, take the outs of that unit to the ins of the next & so on. Once you...

Home Recording: Comparing DAWs...advice?, magix music maker, experimental electronic music
magix music maker, experimental electronic music, weird sci: The one I used when I started in the world of PC music creation was Acid (Sony). It s much more than just a loop based program, as you can use VST instruments and record audio into it along with the loop capability. The program is about $300 for the pro version...

Home Recording: About the connection, modulation wheels, modulation wheel
modulation wheels, modulation wheel, pitch mod: Every midi controller that I ve ever used for computer recording, the pitch/mod wheels worked immediately. Depending on the program, you might be able to assign different functions to them - it is only midi data after all. As far as the drum keys, this...

Home Recording: Home recording, guitar questions, audio technica
guitar questions, audio technica, firewire interface: I ll answer in order: 1. The USB interfaces are fine for your apparent needs. The advantage to the firewire systems is typically the number of tracks you can record simultaneously. From what I gather from your questions, you probably don t need to worry...

Home Recording: home rec., ribbon mic, guitar questions
ribbon mic, guitar questions, audio technica: Hey Sam, there s actually very few Audio Technica mics that I dig. I d suggest for your money that you buy a Cascade Fat Head Ribbon Mic. For interfaces, I d check out the M-Audio Fast Track - it s around 150 bucks. Here s a link: http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_us/FastTrack.html...

Home Recording: Midi keyboard to FL Studio, modulation wheels, modulation wheel
modulation wheels, modulation wheel, midi keyboard: Hey Phil, I don t use FL, so I can t really say for sure, but it is a pretty popular software title, so I would wager that you d be able to get it up & running pretty quick. To be sure, just drop the guys at FL a little note & ask them if there s a particular...

Home Recording: Recording from cassette deck, cassette deck, button check
cassette deck, button check, lull: Hi Ted, not that I m aware of man. As far as I know, GB should just keep recording till you hit the stop button. Check to make sure you have enough disk space left & try recording a minute or two of silence to see what happens. Hope that helps, if you need...

Home Recording: recording setup for large percussion ensembles, javanese gamelan, percussion ensembles
javanese gamelan, percussion ensembles, macbook: Hey Jason, I d recommend getting something from the Mackie Onyx Series. I have a 1640i & I love it, but it s pretty big & pricey, so it might not be exactly what you re looking for. The 1220i is a great choice as well if you re looking to spend a little less...

Home Recording: audtio tapes to CD, analog to digital conversion, stereo component
analog to digital conversion, stereo component, analog tape: There are several devices that can do this. Many are listed here: http://cassettetocdrecorder.org/ One thing you will have to keep in mind is that regardless of the method you choose to transfer the tapes to CD, your sound quality will always be limited...

Home Recording: home recording, practice sessions, instrumental track
practice sessions, instrumental track, diaphragm: Hi Aryan - For vocals I prefer a condenser mic... also more preferably a large diaphragm mic (1 ), but a smaller diaphragm will do. Do you prefer a vocal eliminator device? They have different models for purchase, however I m not in this area of expertise...

Home Recording: music/ home recordings, Garageband, Audio Interface
Garageband, Audio Interface: Hey Joe, I m not sure what the static could be, I d check the settings for the interface. It could be defective. As for Garageband, go to the Audio/MIDI tab in GB preferences & set it small buffer size (Minimum Delay when playing instruments) If you could...

Home Recording: Recording Advice, Home Recording Tips, mixers
Home Recording Tips, mixers, DAW: Hi Ben, I don t think it s any one thing that s causing you the problem, but rather a combination of a few different things. It is possible in this day & age to achieve very professional results from home, but it takes a serious amount of commitment to educating...

Home Recording: recording, capability, recording station
capability, recording station: Both are similar in many ways. Probably the easiest explanation is this - a mixing station typically does not have a recording function or capability built into it (it might control an external recorder however). A digital recording station will have that...

Home Recording: s/pdif as line in, analog to digital converter, signal types
analog to digital converter, signal types, analog source: Unless your keyboard has aa dedicated s/pdif output, this will not work as an input. S/PDIF is a digital signal type. That input will only work with other devices that have a S/PDIF output. Connecting an analog source to it will not work as they are completely...

Home Recording: Connecting a Mixer to a pc, karaoke music, computter
karaoke music, computter, mac guy: Hey Roma, What s Up? Well I did some research on SingSnap. It appears there is no control to change the input/output in SingSnap. It is a relatively simple Website. However I doubt SingSnap itself is actually using the mic built into the Computer, nor...

Home Recording: compression on drums, infinity 1, hip hop samples
infinity 1, hip hop samples, mild compression: Hey Rob, Compression on drums (and really drums in general) are one of the hardest parts of recording, mixing, and mastering. How you compress them depends first on how they were recorded (or if they are sampled drums), and then the content of your song...

Home Recording: I just downloaded Melodyne for autotune and..., loops software, autotune
loops software, autotune, melodyne: Hey Jojo, What s up? Well if you are using Autotune I suppose I can assume you are more for Pop/Hip Hop. You are correct, Fruity Loops is certainly the way to go for Hip Hop and such. However If you are looking for a more well rounded software which will...

Home Recording: Home Studio, condenser mics, guitar signal
condenser mics, guitar signal, ux1: Hi John - Please don t be too brutal on me, as I m not too hip on today s technology. I could have entered on Sorry, this not my expertise ; but that s too rude. This equipment is too modern for me, as I grew up in yesteryear My forte is on condenser mics...large...

Home Recording: hiss Dolby Cubase SE, thin sliver, snare drum
thin sliver, snare drum, cubase se: Sorry John, I m not quite sure I understand the question. Are you still speaking of removing the hiss? Well if so then yes I am aware of a small product by Horizon that apparently helps remove this hiss. I do not know much about it, nor have I heard any...

Home Recording: How to mix your vocal with the accompaniment track?, accompaniment track, pitch shift
accompaniment track, pitch shift, piano track: Lee, Yes, there are applications that live inside recording programs called Plug-Ins. If you were to find one of these called a pitch shift you could either tune the piano down, or the vocals up. This is something Prince did very often, such as on the...

Home Recording: How to mix your vocal with the accompaniment track?, music production software, accompaniment track
music production software, accompaniment track, free recording software: Hey Lee, What s Up? Well it seems that you are basically looking for any Music Production Software. Audacity should be able to do this for you but if not there are other options. Your options are impacted by which Operating System your computer runs on:...

Home Recording: garage band versus live lite 8, midi sequencing, mac book
midi sequencing, mac book, garage band: Dear Michael, In my time, I have been in several recording classes. My instructor called Logic exactly what you just said you were looking for: the step beyond Garageband . If you are solely deciding between Garageband and Live, I would recommend staying...

Home Recording: Home Recording Setup, talkback systems, audio interface
talkback systems, audio interface, audio quality: Dear Blackmatchstick (frickin dig your name) You can still set up a talkback system without even getting a new mixer at all! The truth is talkback is an accessory in monitoring systems. Though talkback devices appear on mixers, it is not in fact the...

Home Recording: home recording equipment confusion, adobe soundbooth, home recording equipment
adobe soundbooth, home recording equipment, intel celeron: Johnny, For you, I would strongly recommend looking at Avid s Pro Tools ELEVEN interface and software. http://www.avid.com/us/products/eleven-rack It was made specifically for guitar players to get professional sounds using the industry s standard...

Home Recording: Mixing, recording vocals, alternative methods
recording vocals, alternative methods, massey: Hey Daryl, Crazy enough, you aren t alone! They invented a device specifically for this and it s called (strangley enough) a de-esser !!! I recommend the free Massey de-esser. Sounds great and free, what more cold you want. If you like, I can...

Home Recording: mastering and isrc codes, toast titanium, cd architect
toast titanium, cd architect, suitable option: Richard, ID3 tags are used with the MP3 audio file format and are the fields that have artist, album, genre, etc. These are not the same as naming the track on the CD itself. Whichever program you are using to convert files to MP3 will allow you to place...

Home Recording: How do I record an MP3 file to enbed into an email?, free audacity download, dell dimension e510
free audacity download, dell dimension e510, usb microphone: Dear Maire A usb microphone would be helpful, but chances are your laptop will have a built in mic. You will need some form of recording software. If you don t want to pay any money, there is a free software called Audacity . Simply google free audacity...

Home Recording: Boss BR-8, boss br, radio shack
boss br, radio shack, signs of life: Hello! My first question is if you bought the correct power supply for the unit? Most audio gear doesn t work properly if it gets the wrong voltage. If you bought one from radio shack, I would recommend ordering the correct unit from Roland. After that, most...

Home Recording: Music computer build, mic cables, room tone
mic cables, room tone, preferred platform: Hi Luke- The first question is if you already have a preferred platform for digital recording. I always advise Pro Tools, as 99% of all Pro studios use Pro Tools, so being able to move your sessions is important when you are ready. I strongly suggest...

Home Recording: pops/clicks etc., coo coo, little food
coo coo, little food, forward motion: Hey Larry, I m not too sure I understand the question. From what I gather, you are actually spinning the records backwards & recording backwards? If so, I m not sure I d do it that way because I think you can damage both the needle & the record like that....

Home Recording: software like studio producing, record button, audacity
record button, audacity, microphone: There are free programs to do this. Audacity is the one I d recommend. you do have to realize that software is not the only issue. You need to find someone who has some skill in recording the voice - it s much more than just talking into a microphone and...

Home Recording: software like studio producing, condenser mic, logic studio
condenser mic, logic studio, se electronics reflexion filter: Hi Ahmed, first, if you want to record music, I would suggest that you get a Mac & buy Logic Studio. The you need an interface, so I d suggest the Apogee Duet & a good quality Condenser Mic like a Nuemann TLM 102. You ll also need a mic stand & a mic baffle...

Home Recording: software like studio producing, analog to digital converter, microphone pre amps
analog to digital converter, microphone pre amps, quality converters: Hello Ahmed- Thank you for the question. It s not about which DAW (Pro Tools / Logic / Nuendo / Studio One). It s about the microphone, the Microphone Pre-Amp, and then the Analog to Digital Converter. If you are building your own studio, I am happy...

Home Recording: MICROPHONE CARE, inner capsule, microphone cable
inner capsule, microphone cable, pop filter: Hello, Microphones are extremely sensitive, particularly the higher quality ones. How you care for a microphone will determine how long it lasts and maintains its condition. With proper care a microphone could last almost indefinitely, though after a number...

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Home-Recording-2858/2011/2/Midi-input-note-time.htm
yamaha psr 275, necessary cables, midi input: Hello, The limitation of only producing one pitch at a time from the keyboard might be the result of either a hardware or software component. I do not use the same hardware and software as you, so I am unable to give a specific answer. However, I can...

Home Recording: preparing recorded songs to be more accurately transcribed by music transcribing software through recording software, exact notes, jazz chords
exact notes, jazz chords, celemony: Hello Michio, Thanks for the question. As far as automated Plug-ins that will help you transcribe, the only one that comes to mind is the Melodyne Editor. http://www.celemony.com/cms/index.php?id=products_editor This plug in started as the main competitor...

Home Recording: Analog Tape Conversion, suppo rt, hiss removal
suppo rt, hiss removal, analog tape: Hi Jared - Although I ve never used Audacity, the copies I ve used had included Dolby. I have enjoyed their use, but I guess that s just me. Am I correct that your use of Audacity s hiss removal isn t all it s cracked up to be? I would begain by contacting...

Home Recording: find that note, computer score, exact notes
computer score, exact notes, celemony: Hello Ed- To be honest, no software that can do what your asking will be free, however you could probably demo the software free for approximately 30 days (depending on manufacturer). I would recommend the Grand-daddy of all Computer Score Software...

Home Recording: Mixing vocals on a mp3 instrumental, mixing vocals, compression settings
mixing vocals, compression settings, group key: Hi Trevor - It s difficult for me to tell you firsthand without actualy hearing it myself. But try using a compressor for the vocals. Of course you ll have to experiment a bit until you find what you re looking for. Best of luck with your mission! La...

Home Recording: portable voice recording, external cd burner, mastering tools
external cd burner, mastering tools, maximum space: Hi Steve, The problem with the idea of using CD s as a recording medium, is the space limitation. This is why literally no one ever attempted to use CD s in this manner. The industry simply passed it by and never looked back. The maximum space on a CD-R...

Home Recording: song writing, acoustic bands, experties
acoustic bands, experties, youtube: Hi Richard - First of all, I wish there was youtube available when I was a rock star ... ha! I came out of the Beatle era and those guys were refused many times before joining Capitol. It matters not what I think (although the song was cool in my opinion),...

Home Recording: Sonar 4 and M-Audio Fast Track Pro, usb audio interface, creative soundcard
usb audio interface, creative soundcard, professional sound card: Hello Justin- The first thing that comes to mind is that the M-Audio Fast track Pro is not a sound card, that is false advertising. In actuality, it is a USB Audio Interface Device. The difference is that it uses a USB connection, where your previous Creative...

Home Recording: Sound reflective steel?, acoustic guitar pickups, studio reverb
acoustic guitar pickups, studio reverb, spring reverb: Hello Darren- Why are you attempting to reflect the sound back at you? A) If you are recording, then you NEVER want sound reflection. Clean recordings have minimal noise, and have minimal phase problems. Phase problems happen when a sound is duplicated...

Home Recording: Sound reflective steel?, smooth surfaces, reflective surface
smooth surfaces, reflective surface, bedroom wall: Pretty much anything smooth and non-porous will be a good acoustically reflective surface. Personally, I think any steel would do - I ve never heard os any particular type of steel sounding better than another for something like this. In all truth -...

Home Recording: Sound reflective steel?, gyp, guitar sound
gyp, guitar sound, acoustics: Hey Darren, just sit in front of the wall man. A sheet of steel is going to be really heavy if it s any kind of thickness at all & I doubt very much it would be more reflective than gyp rock. If you need a more reflective sound, try changing the room you re...

Home Recording: Cymbal Sounds, diaphragm condenser, condenser microphone
diaphragm condenser, condenser microphone, neumann km 184: Hello Leesa! Drums are one of the most difficult parts of recording. When you are tying to record an entire drum kit with several microphones, blending them into something that sounds great is difficult. That said, if you just want to record 1 Cymbal...

Home Recording: Processor Requirements and DAW System Configuration, intel processors, mac g5
intel processors, mac g5, storage drive: Hey Adam, your Mac should be able to handle more than 15 simultaneous tracks & I would suspect it s because your drives are more than half full. Drives are much quicker when less than half full cause they write from the inside out & as a result have to cover...

Home Recording: Pro Tools LE Recordings, mic pre amp, korg triton
mic pre amp, korg triton, voice over work: Hey Aric- I can tell you are not a rookie by your dialog. Don t worry, you are at a really cool place with your engineering, and you are about to open up a new level to yourself, as you start to get your hands / mind / ears in control of the mix, and the...

Home Recording: Software and Condenser Mics, condenser mics, quality mics
condenser mics, quality mics, recording mics: Definitely stick with Pro Tools. You can always expand on your hardware, and it is the industry standard. You can always overdub bass and electric guitar on new track, and in a band situation, a couple of good mics and some careful placement, you can really...

Home Recording: Software and Condenser Mics, condenser mics, condenser mic
condenser mics, condenser mic, graduation money: Hi Mitchell- If you only have $1000, there are a few things you need to consider: The only professional choice to be competitive in the recording industry is Pro Tools. Logic is cool if you are a keyboard player, but Pro Tools is the choice of 95% of...

Home Recording: cables!, home recording studio, setting up a home recording studio
home recording studio, setting up a home recording studio, mbox: Hi Kristen, if the cable is USB to host, then you plug it directly to the computer via USB & not to your MBox. If you have a line out, you could plug that to your MBox, but USB is strictly for going straight into the computer using the piano s built in converters....

Home Recording: Edditing music/software, pc laptop, different song
pc laptop, different song, drum machines: Hi Ian - I m not sure if I understand but here Goes: Yamaha among others, Roland,Korg etc. have drum machines...even though drummers are upset. Check out Ebay or Sweetwater for deals. keep in mind I m an analogue guy, not digital. Best of luck! La...

Home Recording: pro tools recording, scratch tracks, internal hd
scratch tracks, internal hd, music playback: The echo is called latency . It s a pretty common issue with any USB based PT system. Much of it depends on CPU speeds, but for the most part is unavoidable on LE systems. What I have done in the past is to only monitor the music playback that I m recording...

Home Recording: Vocal mixing, karaoke machines, echo sound
karaoke machines, echo sound, u song: Lizka- Hello! Thank you for your question. I listened to this version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mGBaXPlri8 I think you are talking about the echo sound? If so you need to program something called Delay . Without knowing what equipment you...

Home Recording: Layering?, virtual synths, record voice
virtual synths, record voice, garage band: Hello- Thanks for the question. When you were a Mac user, I think you had Garage Band. It s free with your OS life bundle. This idea of layering is the basis for all recording... So you have the right idea. You may have a small budget to spend, and if so...

Home Recording: Running software live on stage, fender blues junior, line 6 pod
fender blues junior, line 6 pod, guitar stomp: Hey Daniel, I think if you have Logic installed you can use Mainstage to do that. Apogee makes a pedal board designed for Logic that plugs right into your Mac via USB, not sure if you can use it with amp farm, but there s a start anyways. I m probably not...

Home Recording: underscore breakdown, pop music production, producers
pop music production, producers, engineer: Underscore is the music/sounds that only the audience hears. I ve never heard what your being asked specifically, as in my experience I ll ask what the producers want to hear cut to cut. The job of the engineer is to deliver what the producers want, and...

Home Recording: Crackling sound when recording, crackling sound, virtual synths
crackling sound, virtual synths, clock source: hello Leela- Thanks for writing sorry you are having problems with your setup. Cubase is not my DAW of choice. However the problem you are having **seems** like a Ram issue. Typically when you are using up all of the ram for your system (program / plug...

Home Recording: How Do I Fix My Mp3s?, playlist files, best bet
playlist files, best bet, search mp3: Hello Amanda- M3u s are playlist files originally implemented by WinAmp. You cannot burn these files because there is no audio in them. You need to locate the media files. Your best bet is just to open up the Find command, and the search *.mp3 This will...

Home Recording: How To Get Jay Z "Politics as Usual" Bass sound, electric bass guitar, tape saturation
electric bass guitar, tape saturation, midi data: Hello Grant! I love LOVE LOVE the jigga man.... Politics as Usual that s a Live Electric Bass Guitar chopped up and EQ d. It s possible that they used a Synth to a Bass Guitar patch. If you are recording with Midi I might recommend programming with a Bass...

Home Recording: record from laptop to laptop's hard drive?, expertise thanks, youtube
expertise thanks, youtube, pro tool: You re able to import into Pro Tools directly from your iTunes folder. Recording from YouTube is something I can t help you with really, as I ve never tried or needed to, so I m not sure exactly what it takes. I know there are programs that can capture...

Home Recording: record from laptop to laptop's hard drive?, audio hijack pro, pro tool
audio hijack pro, pro tool, demo version: Hey Jim, Audio Hijack Pro would probably be a great choice for that. You can get it here: http://www.rogueamoeba.com/audiohijackpro/ You can record for up to 10 minutes before it lays any noise down in the demo version, so it s good right off the cuff...

Home Recording: Recording Software, keyborads, midi recording
keyborads, midi recording, electronic keyboards: Hello, A couple free applications include Audacity and Rosegarden, the latter focusing on MIDI recording. There are several programs available that are either completely free or shareware. For example, from an online search you will find MultitrackStudio,...

Home Recording: Ctrl room issue, boss gt 6, room button
boss gt 6, room button, notebook line: Hi Fred - I m sorry to be so late with my response. I have a problem with latency ... in layman s words, what do you mean more specifically? But I m confused about your routing techniques with the headphones. It just doesn t make sense. La...

Home Recording: What's the best Imac for music recording?, focusrite saffire, dsp power
focusrite saffire, dsp power, workstation setup: Hey Vinny, I m sure either will work fine. I d get the cheaper computer & actually put the extra cash towards a better interface. (I d suggest an Apogee Ensemble or Quartet) You don t need the extra dsp power with a modern computer. Before I upgraded our studio,...

Home Recording: Tascam Portastudio 464, montebello ca, telegraph road
montebello ca, telegraph road, portastudio: Hi Chris - I too have the model 464, but unfortunately during my moving I can t find my manual. Perhaps you could explain to me in detail what your problem is. Just DON T attempt taking it apart. I tried to do this myself, but a Tascam dealer/repair shop...

Home Recording: A basic question about multitrack recording?, lexicon omega, microphone
lexicon omega, microphone, peace: Hey Mike, that s exactly what it means man. You can record up to 4 tracks at a time in this manner. I m not sure how big of a project you can build, but you can definitely get some work done! Hope that helps man, if you need anything else, just let me know....

Home Recording: Connecting Macbook pro to Yamaha DGX-620, midi drivers, yamaha website
midi drivers, yamaha website, host function: Hey Reilly, make sure you have the right drivers & that you are using the USB to HOST function & not DEVICE. It should work no problem like that. If you suspect that the driver you have is not good, try getting one here: http://download.yamaha.com/search/product/?language=en&site=usa.yamaha.com&category_id=16086&product_id=105576...

Home Recording: digital audio workstation software, digital audio workstation, midi keyboard
digital audio workstation, midi keyboard, workstation software: Hello Sunny- Thank you for your email. Certain DAW s like Pro Tools and logic have built in Score generators. Pro Tools owns Sibelius for this reason, and it can be a very powerful tool. The only problem, is that it can only do this from Midi Date either...

Home Recording: home studio, home recording studio, starter systems
home recording studio, starter systems, ram space: To be perfectly honest - it s been so long since I ve worked on any other system other than Pro Tools (2001) because of the studios I deal with and work out of are all PT based. I really don t know too much about the other available systems - they literally...

Home Recording: microphone giving problem, converter interface, noisy machines
converter interface, noisy machines, best bet: Hello again- I have been told that the perfect humidity to keep is 52%, but this is for preserving Guitars so that you do not loose intonation. I imagine that this also would be ideal for the Studio in general. Typically HVAC air conditioners actually reduce...

Home Recording: Stereo guitar, muddy wash, many different ways
muddy wash, many different ways, two guitars: Hey Yura, if a single guitarist had 2 guitar parts going that were crucial to the performance, he d likely hire someone to play onstage with him. Or he might take the important parts of each performance & combine them into one. Or he might use a sampler. There...

Home Recording: better sound., band eq, microphone input
band eq, microphone input, sound proof: Hey Lee- I really think its your converters and mic. Some microphones are just more sensitive to Sibilance than others, for example the Akg 414 line, sound harsh on vocals but great on acoustic guitar. Lesser quality converters don t reproduce the details...

Home Recording: better sound. better quality., frequency spectrum analyzer, shelving eq
frequency spectrum analyzer, shelving eq, microphone input: Hey Lee- Sorry about the delayed response. Specifically talking about the SSSSSSS sound... is called sibilance . The BEST way to get rid of this unwanted noise is to manually EQ / Gain it, or to just use a De-Esser . That s what it s designed to do.......

Home Recording: Logic Pro 9, mic preamp, sound reflections
mic preamp, sound reflections, logic pro: Hey Patrick, going over to Logic is a good choice, but not necessarily for the reasons you re looking at switching over for. GB files will port to Logic no problem, but if there s a problem with your sound, I can guarantee you 100% that the problem was created...

Home Recording: Audio School, basic music theory, keyboard performance
basic music theory, keyboard performance, belmont university: Hey Rashad- As far as Salary goes, I can t tell you specifics because it really depends on where you are. I can tell you however that I have personally paid $400 / day for a High End tracking engineer, in addition to the recording studio s rental fee....

Home Recording: Connecting to GarageBand / other software, audiobox, internal volume
audiobox, internal volume, new imac: Hey Patrick, if you re plugging the guitar into the front of the Audiobox, you should be good to go man. Assuming that you ve set your tracks up properly & the unit is not defective, I d try changing the battery on the guitar. Let me know if that does it for...

Home Recording: Follow-up to response, xlr connectors, studioone
xlr connectors, studioone, audiobox: Hey Patrick, I d try to do the updates before doing anything else if you re going to keep it. To tell you the truth, I m of the opinion that if something doesn t just work straight out of the box, then I won t buy it. My suggestion would be to get yourself...

Home Recording: external mic preamps on an audio interface, mic preamps, mic preamp
mic preamps, mic preamp, audio interface: Hi Ashley - It s normal to set the gains to -06 to -10 db vu... as long as it doesn t get into the red (which is the beginning of distortion). Even though I don t know what make your console is nor do I know the make of your mic preamp, it shouldn t matter....

Home Recording: External mic preamps with an audio interface, line level signal, line level inputs
line level signal, line level inputs, microphone pre amps: Hello Ashley- Thank you for your question. Without knowing which exact unit you are using as a converter, it is hard to correctly answer this question, however I will do my best to explain to you the generalities so that you can apply this to your setup....

Home Recording: Recording from a Digital Piano, macbook, yamaha clp
macbook, yamaha clp, radio shack: Hi Alex - I m not familiar with MacIntosh, but I am familiar with sound cards (somewhat#. Hook up your system to the line/aux input NOT the mic in... which is monaural. The adapter Stereo 1/8 can be purchased at Radio Shack or the like). Happy trails!...

Home Recording: Mix and Mastering, one mic, reel to reel
one mic, reel to reel, capella: Hi CeQuenCe - One Mic ain t gonna get it unless you have a capella in mind. Normally you use one mic per instrument. Then you get a recording console to mix or blend the various instruments. I need to know specifically what your needs are. What recording...

Home Recording: Recording a live band all in the same room., room mics, vocal mic
room mics, vocal mic, dynamic mic: Hi Ashley, I think the best way to record would be to record the band without vocals & then overdub the vocals afterwards. The next best thing would be to run the singer s mic to the console, record it direct to its own track & have the console send the signal...

Home Recording: recording a live band in the same room, diaphragm condenser, condenser mic
diaphragm condenser, condenser mic, room mics: Hi Ashley - This the second time I answered your questions. As a result, I screwed up... losing everything. I hate myself when that happens! But sorry for the delay. so here goes: Your mixer has a 1/4 or RCA pin out plug. You can purchase an adapter...

Home Recording: Recording a live band all in the same room., room mics, vocal mic
room mics, vocal mic, dynamic mic: Hello Ashley- What you are describing is going to be VERY troublesome to get anything of halfway decent quality. I would strongly recommend against it. If you are considering this method because of space limitations, then I would strongly recommend buying...

Home Recording: recording a live band all in the same room, room mics, vocal mic
room mics, vocal mic, dynamic mic: Does the PA have aux or effects sends? I would suggest sending the vocal channel on the PA mixer from there directly into the multi-track. Obviously, this depends on the mixer section of the PA you have, but this would give you the cleanest path. Another...

Home Recording: A cable to connect a normal mic to iPad?, cable connector, volume level
cable connector, volume level, dear sir: Hey Mike- I can t vouch for the quality of this item, and as there is no mic-pre in the chain, I am curious as to the volume level for input... but either way here is exactly what you seem to need. http://www.amazon.com/CableJive-ProJive-Microphone-Adapter-Android/dp/B007R5WRHU...

Home Recording: How can I have good quality sound from iPad recording?, google search, mxl
google search, mxl, piano playing: I don t have any point of reference as to what your recordings sound like, nor the videos you may be watching. All I can suggest from what you re telling me is to try placing the iPad in different places when recording your piano. I don t think that the...

Home Recording: Home Recording on my PC, condenser mics, demo results
condenser mics, demo results, demo album: Hey Tristan, My first recommendation would be to get yourself a nice secondhand Mac, an Apogee interface & whatever software you re comfortable with. I use Logic when I m using the computer, but Pro Tools is great as well & it s the industry standard, so I...

Home Recording: Home Stereo to Computer Levels, headphone jack, computer levels
headphone jack, computer levels, jvc mx: Hi again Newton - The headphone jack has enough power inside to make the ]headphones function, which is probably the hangup. You re not the first to reach this dilemma. However, keep in mind you have one more stage of amplifier. Hence more distortion. Hopefully...

Home Recording: Mic to sing with your piano?, handheld microphone, acoustic piano
handheld microphone, acoustic piano, professional results: Hey Lee, if you re going to use your iPad to record, I d suggest you take a look at this: http://www.apogeedigital.com/products/mic.php There is probably no better way to record to your iPad than this man! I know I m going to get one for my wife, she...

Home Recording: Microphone to sing with your piano?, handheld microphone, acoustic piano
handheld microphone, acoustic piano, amplifier: Hi Lee - Not to simple for me. You should have a separate mic for your needs. One for your your vocal and one for the piano. The EQ most likely will br separately used...in the event you don t use a mixer, you ll have to improvise. Good luck with your mission!...

Home Recording: Recording LP to Computer..., home hi fi, vinyl enthusiast
home hi fi, vinyl enthusiast, dj mixer: Hey Rich- It doesn t seem like you have the hookUps you need, but maybe you do. The stereo may have something called an Aux Out (Auxillery) and you need to plug that to your computer s input. Mic Input won t work because it s a mono signal and you want...

Home Recording: Benefit of having a keyboard connected to a laptop?, synth programmers, midi piano
synth programmers, midi piano, synth lines: Hello Lee- Thank you for your question. The main benefit of connecting a keyboard to your computer for songwriting lies in your ability to play the keyboard. This may sound silly, but if you don t play piano, there won t be a real benefit. I know many great...

Home Recording: Should I buy a USB MIDI keyboard?, usb midi keyboard, midi time code
usb midi keyboard, midi time code, akai mpc: Hello again Lee- Yes, the USB is faster than Midi and can send more exclusive data. In fact, it is rare nowadays that you will even find a keyboard that doesn t offer USB. By connecting USB most audio programs will identify the keyboard by name as well....

Home Recording: cda vs wav, sony cassette player, cda format
sony cassette player, cda format, cda files: 1. What did I do wrong? CDs with .wav files will not play in all CD players. CDs with .cda files will play in all CD players. If you are trying to play CDs that have .cda files and they still won t play, then the issue is either with the CDs themselves,...

Home Recording: What happens if you buy a cheap keyboard?, piano ballad, keyboard sound
piano ballad, keyboard sound, acoustic sound: Hey David, in my opinion there is absolutely no replacing the true acoustic sound of an instrument with any kind of plugin. My advice would be to find a studio that has a nice well maintained piano & book a couple of hours to record the piece. Then take it...

Home Recording: Plug-in emulation, tom petty and the heartbreakers, analogue system
tom petty and the heartbreakers, analogue system, natalie cole: Hi again Rodrigo - Again there are purists who prefer analogue recording...Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for one. I don t know of this sterile sound that emulates throughout this realm of digital recording. I am a purist of sorts...and that s why I prefer...

Home Recording: Plug-in emulation, fender amps, analogue devices
fender amps, analogue devices, twin reverb: Being both a recording artist as well as a recording engineer, I ve seen both sides of this. While I do enjoy my plug-ins and for the most part they do everything I need, there are occasions where analogue devices might have a quirk that can never be digitally...

Home Recording: Plug-in emulation, track tape recorder, analog gear
track tape recorder, analog gear, computer screens: Hi Rodrigo, having both the analog gear & the plugins, I can tell you outright that there is no comparison. Analog gear kills plugs hands down. As far as a fully analog recording studio goes, there are still plenty of them around & they are all still around,...

Home Recording: Plug-in emulation, magic piece, analog hardware
magic piece, analog hardware, hardware emulation: Hey Rodrigo- Sorry about the delay. The Genre specific plug ins you are describing have already been sold and marketed by Waves... called the Signature Plug in bundles. There are currently 4 bundles out by Chris Lord-Alge, Eddie Kramer, Jack Joseph Puig,...

Home Recording: A question about different ways of recording, digital voice recorders, fellow journalists
digital voice recorders, fellow journalists, quality microphone: Generally, the thing you want to be concerned with is a good quality microphone, and a good A/D conversion. While the digital voice recorders are decent for musical note taking , unless it has an exceptional mic castle in it, you d probably be better off...

Home Recording: recording, vocal booths, condenser mic
vocal booths, condenser mic, macbook: Hello Spencer- First- get some speakers!!!! Mixing solely in headphones will rarely get you the mix you want... headphones have a very different pan volume that speakers, phantom center tends to be 6db lower on the headphones making you turn effects down,...

Home Recording: Recording a band, digital audio workstation, shure sm57 microphone
digital audio workstation, shure sm57 microphone, diaphragm condenser: Hello Jack! Your question is a bit broad, so pardon me if I get too obvious in my answer, but I think a bit of clear thought on this may be the right direction. Before I start you need to understand signal flow of audio. 1. Source Audio (Voice / Guitar...

Home Recording: Recording vocal and instrument on iPad?, midi keyboard, analog source
midi keyboard, analog source, best bet: Hey Lee, I don t know if you can do it a the same time, but you could certainly overdub any analog source onto your existing keyboard tracks using this: http://apogeedigital.com/products/mic.php I would think that to be your best bet. Hope that helps,...

Home Recording: Recording vocal and keyboard on iPad 2, midi keyboard, google search
midi keyboard, google search, audio interface: I ve never tried recording on any iPad... All I can say is that you ll need to find the suitable software to be able to do it (if any is available), as well as the proper audio interface. There really isn t anything more to it than that. A google search of...

Home Recording: USB TO HOST vs USB TO DEVICE, midi controller keyboard, midi file format
midi controller keyboard, midi file format, usb flash memory: Hey Chris - sorry about the delay on response. For 250 pounds, I don t know what to tell you as that is a bit low for what you are looking for. If you could up your budget to about 400 pounds, I think you could possibly get something you want... everything...

Home Recording: Line level input for my audio interface?, analog to digital converters, line level signal
analog to digital converters, line level signal, line level input: Hello Mike- This is not true, in fact this is opposite. Dedicated Analog to Digital converters only accept line level signal (+4dbu). This is why we have Microphone Pre-Amplifiers. They boost Mic signal (-10dbu) up to Line level. Lower level all-in-one...

Home Recording: Is it s good setup, logic pro, francis i
logic pro, francis i, quality results: Hey Francis, I d go with Logic. You get WAY more bang for your buck. If you get some good plugins you can get great results mixing entirely in the box. (If it s well recorded) Hope that helps, if you need anything else, just drop me a line. Peace - J...

Home Recording: 4 gb of ram on my mac good enough, soft synths, cpu memory
soft synths, cpu memory, 4 gb: Hey Neil, yes it will do the job fine. You will be limited to the number of tracks you can have running soft synths by your CPU & memory, but you can always freeze tracks to free up more resources if you need to. You can also upgrade to 8 Gb if you want, but...

Home Recording: 8gb RAM for your music laptop?, old hope, native instruments
old hope, native instruments, reaper: Hey Michael, yes it is. Before I bought our new studio, I was running Logic on my MacBook Pro with 8 gigs & was doing 24+ tracks, full mixes, plugins, automation etc. with no troubles whatsoever. (And mine s like 4 years old) Hope that helps, if you need anything...

Home Recording: A basic question about multitrack recording, rhythm guitars, good ol days
rhythm guitars, good ol days, playing the drums: Hey Chris, it depends on the studio & the band. In the good ol days, it was done live right off the floor, nowadays it s usually layered track by track. Some music styles still adhere to old standards & record live though - Jazz & Classical are almost always...

Home Recording: daw and ram concern, software synths, quality recordings
software synths, quality recordings, quality music: 4 GB should be more than enough since most software synths don t use a lot of resources. Protools LE is also excellent for making quality recordings. Most of that is more reliant on the musician and engineer than the program... For the differences between...

Home Recording: 'Lack of Aux out' in a keyboard?, reverb unit, external hardware
reverb unit, external hardware, tyros: Hello Mike- The Tyros is a top of the line keyboard built for pro level studio recording, so it naturally has extra outputs. The Aux, stands for Auxillary meaning an extra output, most likely to send specific sounds to an external hardware such as a Reverb...

Home Recording: Mic recording, macbook, killer products
macbook, killer products, pre amp: Hey Daniel, yes it is true. A preamp would help thing a great deal. Also, going through the port on your mac is not an ideal situation, so getting a combo mic pre / interface would be a very good idea that would improve the quality of your recordings substantially....

Home Recording: How to sing midi karaoke with a Roland Keyboard?, roland keyboard, midi karaoke
roland keyboard, midi karaoke, home theatre system: Hello Lee- Yes, the Keyboard and the mic both plug into the Mixer. Then you can add effects as you see fit (reverb or delay for vocals), then run the output of the mixer into your speaker system. Absolutely you can run it to a home theatre system. If...

Home Recording: soundproofing, acoustic ceiling tiles, acoustic wall panels
acoustic ceiling tiles, acoustic wall panels, curtain panels: Hey Phil, truth is that you don t really need to go crazy spending all kinds of money treating a room. Motown certainly wasn t treated the way today s modern rooms are & they made great sounding records. Here s what I would start with: First of all, I m...

Home Recording: sync/outsync audio, sync issues, video file
sync issues, video file, bitrate: What program(s) and hardware are you using? All I can think is this: The original video file is at 23.97fps, but when you played it back at 24fps, it didn t alter either file, the software/hardware just played them at 24fps (like an audio file recorded...

Home Recording: Equipment, proof environment, sound proof
proof environment, sound proof, audio interface: Hello, There are a number of ways in which you can produce a live recording of multiple instruments. Given that they are performing simultaneously, unless you are recording within a sound-proof environment, the performers will most likely be able to hear...

Home Recording: logic loops, jingles, logic
jingles, logic, logicpro: Hey Francis, as far as I know, all the loops that come with Logic are royalty free licensed for commercial use, which means that you can use them to make recordings with them & keep the loops in your recordings.You can find out for sure by checking Logic s...

Home Recording: microphone trouble, condenser microphone, mic preamps
condenser microphone, mic preamps, signal chain: What other troubleshooting have you done? what are you plugging the mics into? Are you using outboard mic preamps? Since it s happening on multiple mics, I highly doubt it s a microphone problem, and you should troubleshoot the rest of your signal chain....

Home Recording: Music recording help, demo sessions, professional studios
demo sessions, professional studios, software recording: Hi Robby- Sorry for the delay on the answer. I have never used Audacity, so I can t help you with the program, although maybe you need to turn on a Low latency monitoring or push a button that allows you to monitor the input of the channel. It could also...

Home Recording: audacity, aiff files, conversion issue
aiff files, conversion issue, room noise: Hey David, sorry bro. Without actually seeing what went down, there s just no way for me to tell. Could be a conversion issue, a bit depth issue, sample rate mis-match... There s just no way for me to know. It s usually best to work on .wav or .aiff files,...

Home Recording: Connecting a dynamic headphone to computer, dynamic microphones, dynamic mic
dynamic microphones, dynamic mic, pre amplifier: Hi Vargab - Even though I don t know the name of your laptop, it shouldn t matter. You don t need a preamp, but you might a matching transformer (XLR to a 1/4 ). You can purchase one at Radio Shack or the like for about $10.00. It is true the use of a...

Home Recording: Shure SV100 recording on a computer, mic preamp, unbalanced input
mic preamp, unbalanced input, signal types: Actually - it may be a bit more complicated. The microphone is sending a mono balanced audio signal, and the input on your computer is a stereo unbalanced input. These do not work together very well at all (for the most part - not at all). To further confuse...

Home Recording: Cutting tracks
This is how I go about it: Rip the CD Into iTunes as .wav or .aiff files Then import those into you editing software (I personally use Pro Tools) After editing, import them back into iTunes, and burn a new CD I hope this is what you re looking for...

Home Recording: recording vocals
Hello Onwell- First, Listening to Music over 90 decibels (S.ound P.ressure L.evel) is where hearing damage begins. So I would definitely recommend to you that as a professional singer, you keep your hearing in tact and safe. Wear earplugs in Night Clubs,...

Home Recording: cassettee convert CD MACHINE
Hello JB- Sorry to hear about your arm. I hope that you pick up another instrument and don t let this stop the music in your soul. There really aren t any current machines out there being manufactured that deal with Casette tapes, you will need to find...

Home Recording: cassettee convert CD MACHINE
Home Recording: cassettee convert CD MACHINE

Home Recording: music copyright
Hello Fredrik- It sounds like you have made either a Parody , or a derivative work . First things first, read my article on Owning Master recordings. Once you have a good handle on everything in my article, then we can talk specifics on the Derivative...

Home Recording: Help with recording in Audacity, packing blankets, graham davies
packing blankets, graham davies, quality thanks: Hi Graham - Me thinks you may be from Britain... Anyway, Audacity didn t exist in my 25+ years after recording. BUT you cane to the right place for soundproofing. First of all, hanging packing blankets or the like is a form of sound deadening, not soundproofing...there...

Home Recording: Music Bleed, vocal recordings, drum kit
vocal recordings, drum kit, music recording: Hello Jeff- Thank you for your question. Since you are committed to recording like you are on stage , there are certain aspects of the process which you have to accept, and others you have to try and minimize. The biggest problem with bleed is PHASING...

Home Recording: tascam 2488, level indicator, rout
level indicator, rout, headphones: Hi Jim - I did some research, but very little as I hoped to find out some information of your dilemma. Without having an owners manual, this sounds simple. Do you have a copy of the owners manual, or contact tech support from Tascam in Montebello, CA. I...

Home Recording: Home Recording, weight loss formulas, musical perspective
weight loss formulas, musical perspective, health reasons: Hi Angel, I m afraid that I can t really answer your questions. I didn t even know Mariah Carey had a recording studio, nor do I know what it s equipped with. As I don t know what it s equipped with, I have no idea how much it might cost. I don t even know...

Home Recording: Lots Of Questions, personal experiences, singing songs
personal experiences, singing songs, good songs: K so here we go: 1. Why do you want to try to make your songs hard to sing? Trying to write a song thats hard to sing is like trying to make a car that s hard to drive. It doesn t make sense. There s only two reasons you find certain songs hard to sing:...

Home Recording: recording on paper strips, paper strips, music boxes
paper strips, music boxes, paper tape: Stella; I m sorry, but this is something I have never dealt with. Maybe if you talked to someone who makes music boxes, they could help you. I v never heard of paper tape to record on. I will do some research on this and let you know if I get anywhere....

Home Recording: Best Microphone, boss br 1180, shure sm 58
boss br 1180, shure sm 58, condenser mic: Hello Patrick- Thank you for the question. There is a certain point where when you are buying audio gear, you have to just bite the bullet and upgrade your pieces to the items buyable at the $1000+ range if you want great results. Simply put, there is a...

Home Recording: Recording essentials, powered speakers, musicians friend
powered speakers, musicians friend, power amp: Hi Yura - Coming from the old school, I have found the JBL 43-11s as did all my previous enginneer buddies. There are several others of which I am unfamiliar with the model numbers i.e. Tannoy, Alesis, Elecro-Voice, more. Check out Sweetwater and Musicians...

Home Recording: Song Mash-up, one mp3, medleys
one mp3, medleys, olden days: Hi Calle - This reminds me of a song mash uo , or a medley of various tunes set to music. Back in the olden days of yore when cassette music was popular, we engineers Went on to a rampage of medleys to assemble. Simple though effective ways of doing this...

Home Recording: Roland Edirol FA-66 Sound card, roland edirol, skilled carpenter
roland edirol, skilled carpenter, soundcard: It seems like a pretty good deal as far as the price you ve paid for the unit. As far as the recording quality - the specs are there, but any recording will only be as good as the engineering behind it. You can have the best gear available, but if music...

Home Recording: SInging improvement, seth riggs, barbra streisand
seth riggs, barbra streisand, al jerreau: Seth Riggs has Singing For The Stars . Some of his clients were/are Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand, Al Jerreau and many More. He s based out of Los Angeles. I m not sure of the cost, but you ll find it on the net. Good luck with your mission! La...

Home Recording: Noise while recording guitar, usb midi interface, external soundcard
usb midi interface, external soundcard, jack cable: Hello Vargab- I would definitely try a DI box first before spending any large money. The problem is that headphone 1/8th inch is a noisy connection. It is not considered a professional cable, and the noise you are hearing is most likely a bad Grounding...

Home Recording: recording
Hello Dick- I am not totally sure I understand what you are asking, but I am happy to expand on what I think you are asking. If you want more information, please follow up with as many questions as you like and I will be happy to continue the conversation....

Home Recording: A question about Shure microphone
Hello- Well, this first step is to understand what matters for each application. Live: Rugged and won t break. Cost effective with good enough quality for live, yet still affordable. Quality of outside body or housing comes before quality of internal...

Home Recording: Music
Cornell- 1. Ditch the RCA Cable. That s the problem. You don t need the RCA, because the Lexicon ( LECKS - IH - CON ) communicates over the USB... NOT THE RCA. The OUTPUTs are for your Studio Speakers. Since you don t have any... don t use that. ...

Home Recording: phono to TRS
You will want a cable that goes from an RCA to a 1/4 TS connector, as the 1/4 jack on the speakers accepts unbalanced connections. Alternatively, you can use a female RCA/male 1/4 TS adapter with standard RCA to RCA cables with no problems... Something...

Home Recording: pro tools express
You should be able to go to a view that shows the volume level for each track in the edit window ( represented by a line) . Add edit points to the line at each end of the parts you want adjusted, and you can move that line segment up or down which will change...

Home Recording: type of mic - record
I don t know about this specific mic, but I can give you some general advice... Uni-directional means that sound enters the mic from a very focused area. A google search for microphone pickup patterns will get you illustrations of the different types...

Home Recording: type of mic ?
Aob- The mic is acceptable if you enjoy the way the recording sounds. Nothing else matters. For Removing noise, try Izotope RX software. Audacity is a fine program. Use what you have, and upgrade when you have the spare money. The music industry...

Home Recording: Quiet pc
Hello Josh- The quiet PC is generally for those people who record in the same room as their computer... No vocal booth and no live room. If you have a desperate room to record in I wouldn t worry about it too much. As far as it affecting your ability to...

Home Recording: from mic to headphones
Hello Chuck- You simply need a Microphone Pre-Amplifier. Microphones require power, and there are many options for this. Mixing boards have mic pre s in them, or you can buy a standalone piece. Behringer makes quite a few low cost options, as well as ART....

Home Recording: Recording music
Hello Anthony- Sorry about the delay in response. If the Producer version of FL Studio allows you to record vocals directly in to the same session as the Beat, that will always be preferable than to have to switch programs. Being able to mix and edit...

Home Recording: multitrack recording
Forgive me for the delay... internet issues. The easiest would be to just copy the mono recorded track to another track and just pan them L & R. To record simultaneously to 2 separate tracks: You can use a pedal with stereo outputs (as you have); Set...

Home Recording: Recording Audio /with Video
Hello Tony- Generally syncing video requires a few steps. 1, you need to make sure that all sources are recording at the same rate. Meaning... if you record at 24 frames / second, you have to do that on all devices. Exporting your mixdown from the Yamaha...

Home Recording: speakers and audio interface
Check out the M-Audio Profire 2626. It s a very inexpensive and useful converter box. Generally considered a sleeper , this will give you a ton of in/ out options at your price range. You will be buying used, so make sure you get a demo of the working condition...

Home Recording: Copyright and BMI
Hello Tony- First, you should read this entire FAQ here: http://www.harryfox.com/find_out/faq.php After you read that, understand that you will need to register your songs twice, once with the National Copyright Agency, and once with your Performing...

Home Recording: Pan trouble
Are you using both inputs on the Starlette? You will need to be using both, as the inputs are NOT stereo inputs. If you can get 2 RCA to 1/4 TS cables (or use standard RCA cables with this type of adapter:http://i00.i.aliimg.com/wsphoto/v0/457594148/RCA-Female-to-1-4-TS-Male-Adapter.jpg)...

Home Recording: Voice and songwriting rating
Shofwan- Well to be fair to you, I don t really know. I would just urge you to find the sound that sounds unique to you, and while that can be inspired by Britney (there s nothing wrong with that), just realize that we already had a Britney... and that...

Home Recording: need to know difference
Aob- Mixing, is what you do when your recordings are finished, think of it like post Production . This is the blending of audio, enhancing, effecting, EQ, compression, mute... tuning a vocal, trying to make what you recorded sound the best possible. ...

Home Recording: Recording volume control
Hello Patrick- Thank you for your question. First, based on that fact that you have a volume control on your Acoustic Guitar, I will assume you are plugging the Guitar in direct to the Mic Pre Amp / Converter Box combo in Apogee One. Generally, I would...

Home Recording: fade out a digital music file
Hello James! A simple request. Check out Reaper, it s a full featured DAW that will give you EQ and fade out. It is donation based, so try it out, and then buy it if you like it. There is also a Pro Tools free version with limited features, but would include...

Home Recording: Home recording
Amanda, Start with the free software called Audacity, and you will need a microphone. Decent circumaural headphones will be helpful. You can record multiple tracks. Do some research on the software and recording techniques with it. Tutorials are available...

Home Recording: recording
Good morning Andrew- What you experienced is fairly normal. It could be a couple of things. First, often times musicians tune their instruments specific to the environment, for example, I have a very very old Steinway & Sons baby Grand Piano, and it was...

Home Recording: recording music
Hello Hank- Thank you for the question. If I am being honest with you, you are asking for me to distill the true art of music recording into a few tips. Where to place the microphone is a complex equation. The only real tip , is that you should move the...

Home Recording: 4 track home recording with acoustic guitar and vocals, rca outputs, stereo tape
rca outputs, stereo tape, vocal track: Hey Zack the reason it doesn t sound good, is because you can t take a 4 track tape & play it on a stereo. Even though they re regular 4 track tapes, they aren t recorded in a format that a 2 track can understand. What you have to doo is bounce the mix to...

Home Recording: 4 track tape recorder, track cassette recorder, casette tape
track cassette recorder, casette tape, digital 8 track: Hi Simon- Are we talking about the Tascam model 488 digital 8 track cassette recorder? That is the only machine I know of in an 8 track format. I own a Tascam model 464, 4 track cass. recorder. This has 2 busses only and is mono per track. Get back to...

Home Recording: 78rpm records to digital, 78rpm records, chartermi net
78rpm records, chartermi net, styli: Hi john- I had the same problem! There are several programs to adjust the ratio. GoldWave is one of them. Unfortunately, if you don t know this particular ratio (and I don t), you ll have to depend on your ear for tempo and pitch. Take the most familiar...

Home Recording: Acoustic Recording, nick drake pink moon, condenser microphone
nick drake pink moon, condenser microphone, incredible string band: Hi Park- Very impressive... artists and equipment. Your setup is almost complete. You may need a compressor though. The 60 s often did overdubs. Someone like Dylan recorded live, if was guitar/vocals only. With a band setup, it also could have been...

Home Recording: Adding Dolby to recording, cassette recordings, tape hiss
cassette recordings, tape hiss, dolby: Hi Michael- I m not sure I understand your question. If it s tape hiss you re dealing with, you might try incorporating an equalizer. Graphics are more available, and I d go for no less than a ten band graphic (for a tighter level to play with). There...

Home Recording: Adding Music to my home movies, little rascals, adding music
little rascals, adding music, movie themes: Hi Brad- This is a bit of a difficult question to answer, because I don t know what kind of home movies you are talking about... old family movies or what??? I have some little rascals in my archives for family movies. Kinda cool. If you have any specifics,...

Home Recording: Adobe Audition help, sound card interface, music mixing software
sound card interface, music mixing software, adobe audition: Hello, Rob,...sorry for the delay getting to your Question. No I don t work with Audition,but what it sounds like to me is a signal loop.What I think has happened,your audio input is picking up your output,and,feeding it back through the input.Check your audio...

Home Recording: AKG C1000S, overhead mics, kick snare
overhead mics, kick snare, akg c1000s: Hi Nathaniel- Those AKG s are good mics. I prefer large diaphragm condensers. It s just a matter of opinion, but for what it s worth take a look at the Carvin CM87S. For under $250 each, it comes with a bunch of goodies. www.carvin.com. I have one, and...

Home Recording: Analog to Digital recording, art tube mp, analog to digital
art tube mp, analog to digital, analog to digital recording: Hi Ash, I d recommend checking out the ART Tube MP preamp, they re known to deliver great bang for the buck. See the following review: http://emusician.com/recording/emusic_art_tube_mp/ They ve updated the line since the review and there is one model...

Home Recording: Analog Tape to P C (recording), analog reel, rca pin
analog reel, rca pin, analog tape: Hi Sonny- For a CD copy (which is what I do), is to get a software program (i.e. Nero) and hook up your r to r from line out to the line/aux in to your sound card. You ll need adapter cords/plugs from RCA pin to 1/8 stereo mini plugs which is provided on...

Home Recording: Art tube MP project series with usb, art tube mp, art preamp
art tube mp, art preamp, mp project: Hello. Well first off I m afraid to say that a mic and preamp alone are not going get signal into your computer if you don t have a quality audio interface. That would be the same as getting an electric guitar without an amp. You have not mentioned an audio...

Home Recording: ASIO, playback option, audio interface
playback option, audio interface, asio drivers: Hello. You have not given me enough details about your computer and audio setup to completely diagnose the problems recording with you computer so I ll have to guess. It sounds like from you description that you are using your onboard sound card that came...

Home Recording: Audacity, audio editing tools, audio editing program
audio editing tools, audio editing program, digital audio software: Hi Andrew try the microhones here http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cgi-bin/gold/category.cgi?category=9025&template=homepage Audacity looks pretty good and as its open source its even better the other editors coud be found here Gold Wave Digital...

Home Recording: Audio Cassette that jams (and not musically ...), portable cassette player, bias tape
portable cassette player, bias tape, high bias: Hi Gary- This reminds me of when my tapes jammed. So frustrating! If you could find/get a cass. splicing block you could remove the tape and insert into another cass. container. This takes some improvisation and patience. Next time, purchase a high...

Home Recording: Audio CD Quality, quality question, individual music
quality question, individual music, nero 7: Hi Bob- This format from WAV to data is a trade-off I m sure. Because of the files being compressed, THAT S the trade-off. Try this for yourself to determine if you hear the difference. No, I m not aware of any other format in existence at this time. ...

Home Recording: Audio cassette to CD transition, comedy cassettes, audio cassette to cd
comedy cassettes, audio cassette to cd, audicity: Hi Marilyn- I ve heard good things about Audicity. Also, check out roemersoftware.com for a free download program for recording. Choose the line/aux in of the sound card. Your boom box may be mismatched in this application, as a cassette having a line...

Home Recording: Audio on DVD, alan gray, inch stereo
alan gray, inch stereo, stereo cable: Hello,Alan,...you will need a DVD recorder,as many computer recorded DVD s,only work in other computers.If the MP s are on a computer,you will need a 1/8th inch stereo cable;, male jack to 2 rca male jacks,from the computer s line out,(1/8th),to audio in of...

Home Recording: Audio Interface, mic input, supply shock
mic input, supply shock, shock mount: Hi Dan- I found an affordable mic at www.carvin.com, a CM87S. For $150... including 48v. power supply, shock mount, aluminum case, more. I like mine. You need a mixer, plug into the line/aux input NOT the mic input, as it s mono. The mixer allows you...

Home Recording: Audio Level issue, dsp power, condenser mic
dsp power, condenser mic, apple sound: Hello. Are you using the latest core drivers with your Mbox? From my experience, Digi hardware and Cubase don t play nice together but that s probably not the issue. Make sure your recording mono tracks into Cubase and that your vst connections settings...

Home Recording: Audio noise on captured video, chassis grounds, audio noise
chassis grounds, audio noise, ground cable: Hi John- Even though I don t own the equipment you have, I can only assume you have a loose or broken ground (cable?) somewhere within your system. Also if you re using those flimsy 1/8 mini-plugs located on the back of your computer, they can only add to...

Home Recording: Audio software, handheld recorder, voice tones
handheld recorder, voice tones, bias soundsoap: Hi Tracey, you should try Bias Soundsoap. I ve had a lot of great results with it, but sometimes it also depends on the quality of the recording. If it s recorded at a low bit rate & there s already a lot of artifacts in the audio because of low quality, it...

Home Recording: Audio tapes into Windows Media Player 10, rca pin, adapter cables
rca pin, adapter cables, radio shack: Hi Lloyd- I don t have a media 10 player myself, but you should be able to get to your computer by: Taking your cassette player from your line/aux out and to your sound card into the line/aux in, NOT your mic in. You may need adapter cables (usually RCA...

Home Recording: Audio, voip service providers, xp sounds
voip service providers, xp sounds, radio channel: Hello,Chris,...have you tried going back to a date previous to when you reformatted?I guess Vista,and,Ventrilo are two different Voip service providers?You might have to check with the Ventrilo people,and,is there any reason your sound card would just give...

Home Recording: Audition recordings, rio americano high school, preservation hall jazz band
rio americano high school, preservation hall jazz band, school jazz band: Hi Jim- While working in the studio, we often used some exotic condenser microphones for trombones, such as the famed Bill Reichenbach (whom I ve worked with several times). Normally in the studio, such instruments are miked at a room distance for enhanced...

Home Recording: ableon live latency with live looping, imogen heap, free hope
imogen heap, free hope, preferences menu: Hey Buddy, Ableton Live is a good App for what you want to accomplish. The way you lower latency is by going into the preferences menu & adjusting the latency slider to a low setting. If you re using a good sound card or interface, you should be able to go...

Home Recording: acoustic guitar mics, neuman u87, musician s friend
neuman u87, musician s friend, radio shack: Hi Johnny- Well, Radio Shack makes a great mic... just kidding. A U-87 eh? I can t imagine what would be better for ac. guitar. If you re searching for affordability, there are so many mics out there I can t keep up with them. I do prefer large diaphragm...

Home Recording: How to adjust mic sound?, behringer eurorack, condenser mics
behringer eurorack, condenser mics, lavalier mics: Hi Carlos, I just went to Audio Technica s website to look at their lavalier mics, & they re all condenser mics. This means that they all require 48 volts of phantom power in order to operate properly. So you either need a power supply, or a mixer with phantom...

Home Recording: analog cassette to digital recording, rca pin, analog cassette
rca pin, analog cassette, audio mixer: Hi Gordon- Since you want to apply eq, let me explain what I have done using an audio mixer after the cassette deck. My built-in mixer sucks, so I used my own mixer instead. You can get adapter cords at Radio Shack or the like. Every thing used uses RCA...

Home Recording: analog to digital, home studio 9, noise reduction system
home studio 9, noise reduction system, analog sound: Hi William- Your 4 track is equipped with DBX noise reduction system, right? So when mixing down, if the next machine is without the DBX or Dolby try recording a bit hotter. This is the only trade-off which can be acheived during a generation loss. Better...

Home Recording: ape casette to laptop recording, tape cassette player, free audio recording program
tape cassette player, free audio recording program, inch stereo: Hello,Ain,...,you will need a cable with 1/8th inch stereo plugs on both ends.One end plugged into your tape players headphone out,the other end will plug into the laptops line in.You might want to go to software4free.org,and,download Audacity;a free audio...

Home Recording: audigy 2zs, audigy 2zs, tascam portastudio
audigy 2zs, tascam portastudio, audigy 2: Hi Brock- Even though I don t own an audigy 2zs, I m sure all sound cards are basically the same. So... in my case as i think in yours, a mixer is needed. I use an older Tascam PortaStudio model 464 which is great for my use. It comes with eq and external...

Home Recording: audio casette recording, audio casette, casette tape
audio casette, casette tape, rca pin: Hi Koma- What I do is download from the net CL (Creative Labs)wave player/recorder. They give directions of use. Take the line/aux out of the deck into line in of the sound card. You ll need adapter cords most likely from RCA pin to 1/8 stereo. Radio...

Home Recording: audio cd, honda accord 1990, standalone players
honda accord 1990, standalone players, downloaded music: Doris, You are not the first to have asked this question. When burning (recording) music to CD especially from your computer hard disk to a CD burner, what you have look into are two things. 1- make sure the program you are using to burn your CD has...

Home Recording: audio editing software, audio editing software, handheld recorder
audio editing software, handheld recorder, audio bits: Try to isolate the voices with equalization;shoot for one voice at a time.do this pre-reduction, as noise reduction may be wiping some of your signal.As for online software,I use Samplitude.Go to, Magix.com, They have a demo version of samplitude V-8,that...

Home Recording: audio engineer work, film scorer, blood sweat and tears
film scorer, blood sweat and tears, al kooper: Hi Guy- This is a tough question to answer, so I m forwarding something I ve already replied in the past... I hope this helps. Best of luck! Perseverence is the answer. Name: Pete Subject: Career Questions???? Question: Hello, I would like to...

Home Recording: audio format, wav files, software info
wav files, software info, best buy: Hi Billy, Although this is not my area of expertise, I do know that WAV files are designed for the standard CD player. You re probably thinking MP3. You may have to talk to someone at Best Buy or similar retail store for software info. Sorry for my...

Home Recording: audio formats, all files and folders, windows setup
all files and folders, windows setup, best buy: Hi Jallison- Being that I m an analogue guy, there s only so much info I can give, but... depending on your Windows setup (98, Me, XP etc.) I went to Search at the Start mode. I typed MP3 files on All files and folders. If no results were found, then...

Home Recording: audio mixing, instrumental background, center image
instrumental background, center image, recording studio: Hi Babi- There may be software out there, but I doubt if it s free. There are several voice eliminating devices in the industry, but in most cases, the successful uses are only if the trsck is set up in stereo, and the vocal is is panned inn the center....

Home Recording: audio quality, best bet, different music
best bet, different music, superior sound: Hello,David,if the song is an mp3,it uses what is known as lossy,( a codec that makes an audio cd;a wave file;a cassete ,etc.,into an Mp3)this takes bits,and, pieces from the digital information, they say you won t miss ,to give people the ability to cram...

Home Recording: audio tape to cd, burn drive, standalone cd
burn drive, standalone cd, burning a cd: Hello,Frank,...,Well,the transfer from tape to hard drive,will take the longest time,as there is no good way to speed that up,Once you have it on hard-drive,I guess,CPU speed/Burn drive speed,and,Software,are going to dictate how long a burn will take.It comes...

Home Recording: about automation, audio engineering society, stae of michigan
audio engineering society, stae of michigan, automation system: Hi Ken- First of all let me apologise for the delay, as my home stae of Michigan had a power failure since Monday. Automation has been around for over 25 years. Neve consoles first had what was called flying faders , a voltage controlled binary (digital)...

Home Recording: Getting the Band known..., schoolyard bullies, band phish
schoolyard bullies, band phish, old adage: Dear Apnea, Thanks for the question. This is the 10,000 dollar question in the business of music. The old adage it s not what you know but who you know is often the key. For example you now know me at least by the very loose standards of the music business....

Home Recording: Basic Home recording, presonus bluetube, vocal performer
presonus bluetube, vocal performer, shure sm57: You re basically set. The analog 4-track is gonna sound like crap, lots of hiss, and terrible bandwidth, no bass, so that s your weak spot. You can plug the guitar in directly and/or mic it (you can record to two tracks at once on a Porta 02, I believe)...

Home Recording: Bass Drum, miking drums, sympathetic vibrations
miking drums, sympathetic vibrations, disco days: Hi Adam- This may be somewhat overkill, but here goes: Drums: I preferred miking drums with dynamic mics. Shure SM57s on all drums. If done properly, no overhead mics are necessary. All drums should have top and bottom heads except the kick (in rock...

Home Recording: Batch Normalizing Software, adobe audition, sonic foundry
adobe audition, sonic foundry, lossless format: Hi Chris, I don t think Audacity has any batch-processing capabilities in it. The only two programs I know that definitely do aren t cheap: Adobe Audition (formerly Cool Edit Pro) and Sony SoundForge (formerly Sonic Foundry). Audition s batch processing...

Home Recording: Bedroom Accoustics, amp off, single mom
amp off, single mom, hi thanks: Well, without knowing what it is that he likes about one space or dislikes about his bedroom, it s a bit difficult to answer. It s naturally typical to enjoy loud, reverberant (echoey) spaces like bathrooms. But it would ssem to me that your primary concern...

Home Recording: Bedroom Acoustics, bedroom acoustics, amp off
bedroom acoustics, amp off, cool memories: Hi Lisa- Again, the hand clapping treatment is best. Blankets work, however how ugly. Fiberglas panels with nice (soft)fabric works well. Using an Embers type glue on the back side keeps the material adhered well. Use small nails with heads or similar...

Home Recording: Bedroom Acoustics, bedroom acoustics, dean guitars
bedroom acoustics, dean guitars, inch plywood: Hello,Lisa,Mother of Jimmy,Of Whom we shall later send to the Dean Guitars website to listen,and,Learn!!If this is a 1,or 2, 12-combo,get it up off the floor.On a chair,or,amp stand,etc.If it is a half stack,(4-12s),you have all ready done the caster thing.The...

Home Recording: Beginning to record...., usb microphone, interface usb
usb microphone, interface usb, good ear: Hello,Dave,...,each track has a volume slider,and,a pan slider,for playback.for recording,you will want to have your signal close to 0db in Audacity s meters.I would suggest getting familiar with Kristal,as it will give you more control over your recorded...

Home Recording: Beginning to record......., david miles huber, usb microphone
david miles huber, usb microphone, usb ports: Greetings Dave- It appears you have invested wisely. However, recording has gone beyond me since I ve been recording. I have heard of Audacity with good feedback. The use of USB ports aren t what I ve been familiar with in the recording field (but I am...

Home Recording: Behringer vs. Mackie?, home recording studio, m audio audiophile 2496
home recording studio, m audio audiophile 2496, akg c3000b: Hi Dan- It s true that you ll have a warmer and more flexible sound with a mixing console. Keep in mind that with Musician s Friend, Sweetwater and others you are offered a 30 day warranty for their products. That s good! All the different brands you...

Home Recording: Best Computers and Programs for Producing Music, apple macintosh computers, music producing software
apple macintosh computers, music producing software, protools software: There isn t a simple definitive answer to this question. I CAN tell you that the vast majority of working professionals make music on Apple Macintosh computers, but this is not to say that you couldn t still use a Windows based PC if that is YOUR preference....

Home Recording: Best Set-Up For PC (Windows XP Pro) Based Home Recording, korg x5d, generic keyboard
korg x5d, generic keyboard, watt amplifier: Hello,Delano,...,Money IS an object when trying to record quality sound,however,for $99.99;E-Mu0404 pci recording system;or;Lexicon Alpha USB;or;M-AUDIO 2496 pci digital audio card.The first 2 come with cubasis,and,cubaseLE respectively,I m not sure what the...

Home Recording: Better general quality, dell dimension 3000, condenser mic
dell dimension 3000, condenser mic, mic preamp: there are a few only tangentially related issues here Taking the last first - commercially released cds are professionally mastered to get that loudness it s not a good idea to try to incorporate that level into your work at the earlier stage. Instead,...

Home Recording: Big problem, boss br 532, punk rock groups
boss br 532, punk rock groups, punk rock band: Chris- Normally I would tell you that your gear is designed as that for demos. But for a punk-type approach, you could take a straight ahead recording of your tunes... on 2 track stereo. Preferrably without overdubs to achieve authenticity. I mean without...

Home Recording: Bitrate in encoding, lame encoder, high fidelity
lame encoder, high fidelity, audio sources: Hi Sri- I m not familiar with the LAME encounter, as this is a digital medium. You can find a chart on the net about bitrate...which would be quite involved and would require great lengths for me to explain. A pops, hiss, hum etc. is found at DAK August...

Home Recording: BOSS GT-6!, boss gt 6, digital coaxial cable
boss gt 6, digital coaxial cable, rca cable: Hey Eduardo for the digital out of your GT-6 you need a digitial coaxial cable, although this will look similar to a typical RCA cable, they are very different and rarely will they be able to perform the job....you should be able to pick up a digital coaxial...

Home Recording: Burning In 33rpm Albums to CD-R, sb audigy, best guess
sb audigy, best guess, correct question: Hi Anthony- Sorry for the delay, as Allexperts.com and I are not in synch with each other... I ve been trying to reach you since yesterday! Different systems have various applications known as line out , aux out , etc. depending on the manufacturer....

Home Recording: Burning to CD, hp computer, computer speakers
hp computer, computer speakers, interface card: The easiest way to accomplish this is to use a CD/Cassette standalone unit. Over time, these units have become less expensive. If you wish to use your computer, and for simplicity, you will need an I/O interface card (for your case a 2 in 2 out) and editing...

Home Recording: backup music, bitrate mp3, allexpert
bitrate mp3, allexpert, backup music: Hello,Dick,...,In order for Anyone to add backup,you will have to get the tracks You have, to them.The easiest way to do this is to open an account on a music oriented website;convert your files to high bitrate Mp3 s,(192 kbs,or better),and,upload them to...

Home Recording: What band equilizer do I need..., band equalizer, local pawn shops
band equalizer, local pawn shops, band eq: Hi Joe- My band got by with a 15 band equalizer for gigs. There are 30 band eq s, but that is for the most part overkill. If you reduce the graphics down to 9 or 7, you reduce the flexibility/control. Check out the local pawn shops or Ebay for good deals....

Home Recording: basic recording on my PC........., audio technica, sound card
audio technica, sound card, microphones: Andrew- I m not familiar with your software, as there is so much stuff out there these days. A mixer before the sound card would be helpful in the event to use more mics, have reverb, other effects etc. I wish there is more info I could provide to you....

Home Recording: bass amp, gallien kruger, satisfaction warranty
gallien kruger, satisfaction warranty, bass amp: Hi Ethan- Carvin makes good affordable stuff. Other fine gear is Ampeg, SWR and Gallien-Kruger for bass. These are what the pros use, but is a bit pricey. Carvin has a 30 day satisfaction warranty. Possibly others too. Good luck with your mission! ...

Home Recording: A bit lost, budget studio, hp 1
budget studio, hp 1, learning curve: Hey Alex, the choice is definitely a personal one, but going to school will allow you to meet people who are headed in the same directions as you are & may end up helping you out down the road. Also, the learning curve will be smaller, as they will teach you...

Home Recording: building a studion recommendations, private voice lessons, cassette tape recorder
private voice lessons, cassette tape recorder, bachelors masters: Hi Dan- Digital recording is beyond my area of expertise but being an analogue guy, I have a few ideas under my belt involving acoustical design for studios. I m assuming your studio in mind would be with an asthetic appearance for students in a comfortable...

Home Recording: how to burn music cds with hp windows xp, music folder, burn cd
music folder, burn cd, easiest thing: Hi Gia, the easiest thing to do would be to download iTunes for your computer & then add all your mp3 s to your itunes music folder & burn CD from different playlists you create. You can download iTunes here: http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ Hope...

Home Recording: burning c.d.'s, usable advice, computer operating system
usable advice, computer operating system, playlist: Hi Alicia, what kind of computer/operating system are you using, & what software are you using to burn? Also, what kind of CD are you trying to burn? Audio, or MP3? There could be several reasons for getting this message, but I need to know as many details...

Home Recording: burning disks from records, media transfers, burn cds
media transfers, burn cds, soundcard: Hi Kevin, there are several ways: 1. You can find a place, like The Sound-O-Mat, that does media transfers and can do it for you, but it s costly. 2. You can get a good turntable - amp - soundcard in PC and play your LPs while you record them - but...

Home Recording: burning a music CD from Audio cassette tapes, audio cassette tapes, cables rca
audio cassette tapes, cables rca, rca pin: Hi Hank- Depending on your CD software, hook up the out of your cassette deck into the aux/line in of the sound card. Adapter cables (RCA pin to 1/8 stereo) are available at Radio Shack. If the software isn t up-to-date, you can download CL (Creative...

Home Recording: buss blues, buss, reverb
buss, reverb, busses: Hello,Paul,...,Welll, once you send those signals to a Buss,they shouldn t be coming back.Inserts,break-into the signal path,of their given channel strip,and,return to the same path.Auxilaries,take a feed from the channel strip,and,this ,can be pre-fader,or,post...

Home Recording: C01U usb Studio Mic, cheap microphones, microphone element
cheap microphones, microphone element, literature states: Hi Raheem, I take it you are trying to record two sources with your microphone at the same time. The reason your new mic is only picking up your vocals is probably because it has a different pickup pattern. Those cheap microphones generally have a microphone...

Home Recording: Cable Length & Phantom Power, electrical interference, phantom power
electrical interference, phantom power, headphone amp: Hey Andrew, any snake will carry phantom power from a mixer that supplies it, & XLR can easily go up to 200 foot runs, so I wouldn t worry too much about it if I were you. As for the power, you shouldn t have a problem with electrical interference, as XLR...

Home Recording: Cable Length & Phantom Power, phantom power, stereo amplifier
phantom power, stereo amplifier, ceiling tiles: Hi Andrew- This shouldn t be a problem to accomplish this feat. Some things to consider: Interference may occur with rheostats (dimmers) in the line only part way up, creating resistance. Avoid crossing the cable directly with the path(s). Fluorescent...

Home Recording: Cable, mail order music, horizon music
mail order music, horizon music, quality cables: Hello,Dan,or,G day,I m not going to tell you to spend all your money on name brand cables,allthough you might look for,;HOSA;MOGAMI;HORIZON MUSIC;WHIRLWIND;AUDIO TECHNICA;CANARE;JADE AUDIO.What you will need are,good quality cables,oxygen-free wire w/goldplated...

Home Recording: Cakewalk Pro Audio 9, home recording studio, home studio 9
home recording studio, home studio 9, korg triton: Hi Jay- I have Cakewalk Home Studio 9. Mine says 256 tracks, but it is deceptive. Only 8 tracks at a time... alternating between the other 248, HUH? Although digital is not within my area of expertise, I ve heard plenty of favorable feedback with Pro tools....

Home Recording: Capture LP records for CD recording, amp line, adptec
amp line, adptec, radio shack: Hi Bob- Without being there for a proper evaluation, it sounds like a ground problem in the turntable. Examine the problem by removing the cartridge, and/or tracing the circuit to the amp/line in to your sound card. A friend of mine has a Roxio, and burns...

Home Recording: Career in music, songwriters festival, acoustic electric guitar
songwriters festival, acoustic electric guitar, trumpet music: Hi Jamie- A few years ago I had the determination to succeed in the reecording world... whether it be engineering, session player (vocals, acoustic/electric guitar, ac/elec. piano, hammond B-3, trumpet), music arranger, producer. I considered myself a jack...

Home Recording: Career Questions????, blood sweat and tears, al kooper
blood sweat and tears, al kooper, burt bacharach: Hey Pete- Where to begin, umm... Perseverence is the first step. Really! Expect some gopher work in the studio, whether it is makig coffee, vacuuming, cleaning toilets etc. Story goes that Al Kooper (Blood, Sweat and Tears) was pushing broom at a Bob Dylan...

Home Recording: Getting My Career Started, punk rock band, disclipline
punk rock band, disclipline, hi chris: Hi Chris- Anything to get started in your career isn t ever enough... playing occasionally for free is a great start in getting exposure. Public school functions, or parties etc. will get you exposed. Nowdays, you don t need a record company to get started....

Home Recording: Cassette to computer, cassette to computer, audio interface
cassette to computer, audio interface, necessary adjustments: Hi Cathy, I d definitely record it into Garageband & then import to iTunes so you can make any necessary adjustments to the audio before you save the file to disk. I d also recommend getting a decent 2 channel USB/Firewire interface to maintain highest possible...

Home Recording: CD Burning Questions, sony cd rw, cd burning works
sony cd rw, cd burning works, nut shell: Hello,Tom,...,CD-R/W s, are seen ,by the computer,as a removable drive,if you right click on that drive,on the drop down you will see -format- it will erase that drive,(in this case-a cd r/w),That,in a nut shell is what is going on.You can also go to, thefreecountry.com...

Home Recording: CD Burning Questions, sony cd rw, cd burning works
sony cd rw, cd burning works, jason fryer: Hi Tom, yes they can be re-used over & over. They can only be re-recorded on so many times & then they will fail, you ll have to check the manufacturer s product data to see how many times they can be re-written to. They work the same as CD-R s except they...

Home Recording: CD Burning Questions, sony cd rw, cd burning works
sony cd rw, cd burning works, cd burning program: Hi Tom, OK, I ll just run through the basics. You ll need a CD burning program, and there s a ton of them. The most common is Nero for Windows. I don t know what there is for the Mac, except you can just drag and drop files to the CD drive and it will...

Home Recording: CD Burning Questions, sony cd rw, cd burning works
sony cd rw, cd burning works, rw format: Hi Tom, I ll just try to answer each of your questions one-by-one. 1. Yes, they can be used over again, supposedly for at least 10,000 re-uses. I ve used some of mine 100 s of times w/o any problems. 2. They are different from CDRs and may not play...

Home Recording: CD Burning Questions, sony cd rw, cd burning works
sony cd rw, cd burning works, blank cd: Hi Tom- First of all this isn t my area of expertise, but I ll tell you what I do know. CD-RW;s are quite handy, as they can only be applied to your computer. They are meant to eventually be burned to a blank CD then be re-used later. CD-RW s are generally...

Home Recording: CD burning, vinyl disks, dilema
vinyl disks, dilema, favorite songs: Hey David- This is beyond my area of expertise, being an analogue guy but I have some questions for these brainy dudes with their claims... Such as, lasts a lifetime! Whose lifetime??? We re still living, but it s OUR lifetime isn t it? Or isn t it?...

Home Recording: put CD+G on my computer, voice eliminator, weird bunch
voice eliminator, weird bunch, phase reversal: Hi Larry- I only know the answer (in part) to your second question. Vocal eliminators/removers are a weird bunch of animals. The selected song(s) don t necessarily perform the same as the next one. A true stereo recording is best... usually with the lead...

Home Recording: CD key changer, karaoke dj, karaoke discs
karaoke dj, karaoke discs, karaoke cd: Hi Don, Well, it s a factor of two things, actually: the karaoke CD or LaserDisc or whatever format they re using (the CD format is known as CD+G ) must support the ability to do that, as must the player that s using it. You can technically change the...

Home Recording: would like to make a CD from a LP, sophisticated programs, wave player
sophisticated programs, wave player, background noises: Hi Terry- It s a bit involved but start with a program called CL (Creative Labs) Wave player & recorder. It s a download from the net. I m not sure of the price, but I believe there s a 30 day trial warranty. After that, you will have to get proper levels...

Home Recording: CD playing, audiophile store, don beck
audiophile store, don beck, natural compression: Hi Don, you can get yourself a stereo compressor/limiter to put in between your player & amp. Switching over to a tube power amp would probably also help, cause tubes have natural compression to them as well. The dbx 166XL would probably be a good choice,...

Home Recording: CD RWs with Lightscribe, light scribe, google search
light scribe, google search, google: Hey Roger, reviews are always too subjective for me man. What I suggest you do is buy a few single light-scribe enabled discs & try em out yourself. There s just too many variables when listening to a reviewer, unless you happen to know for fact that you...

Home Recording: CD tracks, variable speed cd player, square dancing
variable speed cd player, square dancing, tape player: Hi Jim- I try not to use the not my area of expertise button, but I m an analog guy not a digital dude. However, I do some transferring from my old recordings to computer. As a rule, I space between songs from 3 ro 5 seconds. There is no absolute settings...

Home Recording: CDR, don beck, question right
don beck, question right, kmart: Don- I m not completely knowledgeable on this kind of thing BUT... this stuff about positive or negative is ridiculous! Positive or negative uh, phase... +/- volts or what? If you go to Target or WalMart, Kmart or whatever, you buy CDR s without question,...

Home Recording: Cheap effects for live band, stewart copeland police, stewart copeland
stewart copeland police, stewart copeland, channel mixer: Hi Keith- Hopefully, this should be a relatively easy procedure for you and/or your soundman. A delay of approx. 50 ms. was used for the Copeland track. You should assign the delay through a separate aux for drums only, not to get through to the other inputs......

Home Recording: Cheap recording solution, jason fryer, bells and whistles
jason fryer, bells and whistles, acoustic tunes: Hey Chris, I d suggest you check out M-Audio s Podcast Factory. At $179.00 MSRP, you get an audio interface, a Mic & Ableton Live Lite, which is all you really need to get yourself up & running in no time flat. Ableton comes with a built in tutorial that teaches...

Home Recording: Chirp / Click in digital recording, clipping distortion, tascam us 122
clipping distortion, tascam us 122, wavelab 4: Hello,Andrew,It is possible that what you have is digital clipping,(distortion),at your input.You are running an Ultra Voice pre. into the 122.Are you running into line inputs,and,if so are you running balanced,or unbalanced?Also, is the microphone a condenser?Maybe...

Home Recording: Clarity, pizzicato strings, bell line
pizzicato strings, bell line, muffled sound: Hi Miguel- True, I am an analogue guy and it s not within my area of expertise but... I have heard such wonderful things about pro tools. From Steely Dan to other recording legends who do use pro tools, your example of the recording quality is definately...

Home Recording: Clear digital recordings and mixings on home computers, home computer system, wharfedale monitors
home computer system, wharfedale monitors, audio technica: Hello,Helen,...,Don t throw your stuff out yet!!You Don t mention your Mixing Environment,at all,and,I m thinkin this may have something to do with your mix es.If you re mixing in a Square,or,rectangular(better),room,and,you haven t done any thing in the way...

Home Recording: Click Track, capable keyboard, bus mixer
capable keyboard, bus mixer, delta series: Hello,Mark,...,No its not normal .Usually,what happens is the click,either bleeds through a mic.while tracking vocals,(loud headphone mix),or is inadvertently recorded,with an instrument(s).If you are running the click through the mixer,along with source...

Home Recording: Compression, tascam 2488, artistic reasons
tascam 2488, artistic reasons, digital recorder: Compression is not FREQUENCY related, specifically, but rather affects dynamic range. When we professionals use compressors, it s almost always for the artistic reasons - that is, we like the way they sound! Not in an attempt to control dynamics for electrical...

Home Recording: Computer recording newbie - Audio Interface recommendation - Separate Mic pre-amp better eeded?, mic pre amp, latency issues
mic pre amp, latency issues, midi keyboard: Hey Brick, rather than confound you with all the typical hype & hoopla, I m just going to tell you to get the digidesign MBox2 & an outboard mic pre. This will give you 4 tracks of audio with latency free monitoring. Pro Tools runs amazing on Mac, I use PT...

Home Recording: Computer recording newbie - Audio Interface - Separate Mic pre-amp bettereeded?, mic pre amp, latency issues
mic pre amp, latency issues, midi keyboard: The idea here is to save $ and get the Motu only. You won t need a preamp.The Motu preamps are more than enough. It s just a question of how many inputs with preamps you need, The Ultralite has 2 preamp in with 6 line level inputs. The 8 pre has, well,...

Home Recording: Convert pre-recorded music to tab, classical guitar tab, classical guitar music
classical guitar tab, classical guitar music, google search: Hey Steve, there are a few software options that will convert MIDI files to the music staff, but I haven t heard of anything that will convert entire audio files into tab. There may be something that can do time & note recognition on a single track, but converting...

Home Recording: Convert a WAV to a MP3 file., nero express 6, wav file
nero express 6, wav file, windows media player: I would download Itunes for windows. Once installed, go to preferences/adavanced and click on the importing tab. Change the import setting from AAC to mp3. After this is done you may then drag your wav file into Itunes and then highlite the file. Go to the...

Home Recording: Convert a WAV to a MP3 file., nero express 6, windows media player
nero express 6, windows media player, wav file: Hi Roger, I think by default Mac is using AAC standards now, so you have to go into the preferences for iTunes, go to advanced, then to importing & change it to mp3 encoder, then it will show up on the menu. Now it s probably saying Convert to AAC Once you...

Home Recording: Convert WMA to MP3, jim lowry, wma to mp3 conversion
jim lowry, wma to mp3 conversion, audio grabber: Hi, There are tons of programs available online for converting such files. You might first check with all of the programs you already have in case even one of them just happens to have that feature. Going through help files, manuals, and such will narrow...

Home Recording: Converting VHS to CD, hdtv home theater, high tech gadgets
hdtv home theater, high tech gadgets, photo montages: Hi Andy When I win the lottery or finally get around to discovering cold fusion, I am going to build a high-tech house that will put both NORAD and Bill Gate s home to shame. I ll have all sorts of high-tech gadgets, like wall-sized...

Home Recording: Copy controlled Discs, compact disc music, marker pen
compact disc music, marker pen, magic marker: Hi Tony- Copy controlled also means copy protect. Although I haven t tried this procedure myself, I was watching Leo LaPorte on Tech TV about this problem. He simply took a black magic marker, and drew along the edge of the CD a circle. Apparently the...

Home Recording: Cost of Music, physical cd, music publisher
physical cd, music publisher, licensing system: Hi David- This is something beyond my area of expertise, due to the change in the industry. I left LA in 93. The $.99 is merely a rounded-out payment to the record company AND the music publisher, which handles composition royalties. Still, iTunes gets...

Home Recording: Cracks in Ableton live, sound card settings, latency issues
sound card settings, latency issues, buffer settings: Hey Joe, the cracking is what is known as Audio dropouts it means that the latency is set so low that the sound-card & or computer can t keep up with the signal flow. Are you recording with a lot of effects in your signal chain? If so, this could cause a...

Home Recording: Cubase problem, buffer settings, sorry man
buffer settings, sorry man, metronome: Hey Ernesto, I m really sorry man, but it s been a very long time now since I ve used Cubase or a PC, & I ve never used the Alpha before. I can tell you that your problem is a latency issue, & that if you are monitoring through the software, it will become...

Home Recording: Cubase.SE, cubase se, audio interface
cubase se, audio interface, click track: Hi Jerry, I don t use Cubase SE so I can t say for sure, but it might be an issue with your audio interface - I have heard of cases where certain combinations of hardware and software have this problem: http://www.presonus.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-282.html...

Home Recording: Cubase SX3 issues (probably simple), midi controller keyboard, correct midi
midi controller keyboard, correct midi, midi signal: Forgive me but I will need more information about your computer that you have to know why your processor meter is going haywire. How much ram does your computer have? What operating sytem are you using Mac or Windows? How many tracks are you running at...

Home Recording: cables, mic cable, quality period
mic cable, quality period, guitar center: Hi Andrew- Sure it s complicated, but most XLR plugs are made by Switchcraft. Other brand of plugs include Cannon, Amphenol and Neutrik (a newer European company)... all the best of the best. Belden makes great audio and video cable. Whirlwind subs out...

Home Recording: casset to cd, rca pin, pin plugs
rca pin, pin plugs, radio shack: Hi JIM- You may need some software. Check out Roemersoftware.com unless you already have some. Take the aux out of the deck, go into the aux/line in of your sound card NOT the mic in, as it s set up for mono. You ll probably need to convert from RCA pin...

Home Recording: Going from cassete to CD, laptop speakers, cassete to cd
laptop speakers, cassete to cd, lineout: Hi Perry- Although this is not my area of expertise, I must tell you that a mic input is not a stereo in. You should have a line/aux input in your notebook. Use this as your input. If not, contact tech support for further info. Good luck with your mission!...

Home Recording: cassette to computer recording, goddess shrine, craetive labs
goddess shrine, craetive labs, cassette to computer: Hi Ariel- I had software from CL (Craetive Labs) Wave Player and Recorder that I found on the net. I m sure there are others by now out there. Check with retailers, i.e. Best Buy for more information. Take the cassette line out into the line/aux in of...

Home Recording: cassettes to CD, cassettes to cd, rca pin
cassettes to cd, rca pin, wave player: Hi Ryann- First of all, please accept my apology for the time delay as I was out of town visiting a doctor. Creative Labs has a download free, I think. It s called CL Wave Player and Recorder, which is self-explanatory. There may be other programs at...

Home Recording: cd, new haven ct, manufacturing engineer
new haven ct, manufacturing engineer, schlueter: What is happening, I think, is that you are essentially recording the entire cassette as one long program, with one ID on the cd (does the cd player say 1 the entire time?) or am I misunderstanding your question? What software are you using to convert...

Home Recording: cd's i burn will not work on jambox, cakewalk program, dell computer
cakewalk program, dell computer, burning cds: Hi John, What exactly is a jambox? One of the issues with burning CDs is that they are not always compatible with other CD players / drives. This was very prevalent in the past but I think you still run into it now and again. Does the CD playback fine on...

Home Recording: cd burner, power dvd software, quality disc
power dvd software, quality disc, blank disc: You should have a copy of XP bundled with your computer (known as an OEM version), be aware though that you MUST backup all relevant data before doing this - even better if you can backup all files since some data is hidden inside program folders, such as...

Home Recording: cd vs dvd, cd disc, mace
cd disc, mace: Hello Charles,I m gonna say,to the first question,generally,no.There are programs for that,and, you could get something on a cd,but it is nt going to be very much,(video takes up a lotta room).To your second question,I think it must be R/W,if you want to...

Home Recording: .cda to .cda ?, cda format, snippit
cda format, snippit, meta data: MP3 is indeed lossy, even at rates as high as 320Kbs CBR (Constant Bit Rate) but RAW, WAV, PCM are all lossless formats that will be written to a CDR exactly like the file on a CD, digitally identical bit-for-bit, just like any binary file. Here s an attempt...

Home Recording: .cda format....?, format cda, cda format
format cda, cda format, video slide: Dear Nina, This is not really a home recording question. It is more of a computer operations question. I will try to help but you may want to resubmit the question to one of the computer experts. I am not familiar with the format .cda. Regular audio Cds...

Home Recording: clipping..., scene memory, demo song
scene memory, demo song, digital zero: Hi Brad. I don t know too much about your unit in particular, but you shouldn t be clipping if the signal is not going over digital zero. Maybe your monitoring the output section instead of the input section. Another possibility is if both your instruments...

Home Recording: i have a collection of music..., craetive labs, rca pin
craetive labs, rca pin, best buy: Hi Ian- I had software from CL (Craetive Labs) Wave Player and Recorder that I found on the net. I m sure there are others by now out there. Check with retailers, i.e. Best Buy for more information. Take the cassette line out into the line/aux in of...

Home Recording: compression question..., threshhold, compressors
threshhold, compressors, ears: Hi Ken- There are so many different compressors on the market it makes my head swim! I always would depend on my ears for crucial compression... thinking about the lack of meters etc. on the earliest comp s. all tis outboard gear varies and using a manual...

Home Recording: computer audio playback, external soundcard, dsp power
external soundcard, dsp power, audio playback: Hello. What you need is a soundcard that allows real time monitoring. You may have to invest in a soundcard that has what is called DSP power onboard. This is the same technology that allows a guitarist, vocalist, or producer to hear the direct signal without...

Home Recording: computer based recording, preamp gain, volume settings
preamp gain, volume settings, speaker volume: Hi Kevin- This may be a bit complicated, as troubleshooting may become lengthy. Let me begin with my email: soundguy@chartermi.net. You might need it for future questions. Somewhere between your preamp and computer has an intermittent stage. If it...

Home Recording: computer microphone, computer microphone, laptop computer
computer microphone, laptop computer, hi chris: Hi Chris, it s really hard to say whether or not there s anything wrong wit the mic without actually hearing it, but todays microphones should be able to get a clean clear sound even if they are onboard laptop mics, so I d have it looked at just in case. As...

Home Recording: computers in recording, audio editer, using headphones
audio editer, using headphones, macbook: Hey Brandon, the problem is probably your sound card. Once you get the projectmix, I m sure all of your troubles will be just a bad dream you once had. One thing you can do though, is check the input levels from whatever mixing software came your sound card....

Home Recording: converting wma to mp3., source sound, windowmedia 10
source sound, windowmedia 10, media player 10: Hello,Cheryl,you should be able to rip the audio,with media player 10,and,save as,... Mp3.But just in case,You can also go to software4free.org/recording, and, download Free Hi-Q Recorder .It will take any source sound,and,convert it to MP3.Let me know...

Home Recording: copmuter noise and hum through studio monitors, lexicon omega, krks
lexicon omega, krks, computer noise: Unfortunately the power bricks they supply with laptops generally put out a lot of junk - I have heard some people experiencing no issues and others yet with lots of issues. Sounds like a longshot but maybe the KRKs have better frequency response and are...

Home Recording: copying cd's, easy cd creator, copying cd
easy cd creator, copying cd, howstuffworks: Hi Dave Try http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesArticle/id-1272.html Burning Your Music with Easy CD Creator Getting Equipped for Your Own MP3 Creations http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesArticle/id-149.html Burning Your Own Music CDs...

Home Recording: creating a record label, patent trademark office, united states patent trademark office
patent trademark office, united states patent trademark office, creating a record label: Hi Todd- In this age of computers, you apparently have the wherewithal to create your own label. In my day, there weren t too many labels as there are now. You should e-mail the USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office) for information on methods...

Home Recording: cubase audio settings, usb audio interface, lexicon omega
usb audio interface, lexicon omega, laptop speakers: Hello there. This should be a fairly simple procedure. In Cubase, go the menu Devices/Device setup. Choose VST audiobay. There will be a window where you can select the driver for your usb audio device. The window says master audio driver. There you should...

Home Recording: cubase le problem, buffer range, cubase le
buffer range, cubase le, staic: At this juncture, troubleshooting is the best thing. Many time you have to reinstall everything. Keep in mind some plugins can cause a problem. It helps to remove all third party plugins form your VST folder. Then put them back one at a time and see if there...

Home Recording: cubase recording settings, sound card settings, cubase recording software
sound card settings, cubase recording software, audigy 2 zs: Hello,Bob,...,I am not too up on midi,as I use it very little,But I ll see what I can do,first,the pre-recorded tracks;what sample rate audio;sound card set to what sample rate/bit depth;cubase sx set to what sample rate/bit depth. Go to cubase sound card...

Home Recording: cutting a piece of music, vocal eliminator, phase reversal
vocal eliminator, phase reversal, center image: Hi Payman= The first part of your question is out of my area of expertise, but look into CoolEditPro. I don t know the $, but I believe they have a trial version. Eliminating voices is common. I found one through Ebay. They have several brands... check...

Home Recording: Dear Larry, re: Music tracks, dionne warwick songs, dionne warwick
dionne warwick songs, dionne warwick, burt bacharach: Hi Raul- Great questions! Working with mr. Bacharach was really great especially in my case, since I also read music. He was impressed at this, as I was able to follow along and pick up any mistakes clams from the players. I d notate what measures the...

Home Recording: Digital Home Recording, home studio 9, portastudio
home studio 9, portastudio, usb system: Hi Robbie- If I understand your question correctly, you can get by with Cakewalk Home Studio 9. For est. $100 or less, this is a multi- channel system. 8 tracks (they claim 256 trks., but 8 at one given time). Your sound card is a stereo buss card which...

Home Recording: Digital Mastering Studios, korg d1600, mastering studios
korg d1600, mastering studios, digital recorder: Chris- I goofed! It s a Korg D-8. Sorry. Lar Chris- Gee I wish that I had the options you do now. I d be fit to be tied! I have a few friends with a vaariety of machines... It appears that simplicity...

Home Recording: Digital recording, cubase sx 3, presonus firepod
cubase sx 3, presonus firepod, roland vs1880: Hello,Mike,...,Its really pretty simple,youll take a good quality RCA cable,and,run it from the VS s SP-DIF out,to the Firepods SP-DIF in.You will have to arm a track for recording in Cubase,and,select the SP-DIF inputs as your source.This will give you the...

Home Recording: Digital recording, home studio 9, tascam porta
home studio 9, tascam porta, electronic clipping: Hi Kelly- As of now, I am 50 something and still hanging in there. Though I m unable to play any instruments due to health problems (tremors similar to Parkinson s), I USED to play guitar, piano and trumpet since age 12. I to, have Cakewalk Home Studio...

Home Recording: Digital Voice Recording, digital voice recording, computer interface
digital voice recording, computer interface, pod cast: Hey Kara, actually it s totally portable. All you need is a laptop & a decent sized laptop bag. Any of M-Audio s gig bags would work just fine. Here s a link: http://www.m-audio.com/index.php?do=products.list&ID=gigbags The reason I suggested this setup,...

Home Recording: Digitizing analog audio, audio monitors, tape deck
audio monitors, tape deck, thanks in advance: Hi Steve- There is no known technique for calibration, so all I can suggest (what I ve done as well) is to get as hot of a level as possible WITHOUT getting in the red of your VU meter. A lot of trial and error is involved before getting into distortion....

Home Recording: Diplomat Recording Co., copyright history, copyright laws
copyright history, copyright laws, diplomat: Hi again, Jeffrey- I did some research on copyright laws and origin which left me in the dark. If you look up copyright history on the net, you ll find some dates which are in question and contested my some... mainly in the mid 1800 s. It s quite interesting...

Home Recording: Disc At Once problems, nature of the beast, windows xp pro sp2
nature of the beast, windows xp pro sp2, nero 6: Hi Danyael- Due to the nature of the beast... and due to MY limitations in expertise in this matter, I can only say that when you are attempting a burn, shut down any other files as the burner gets confused with them. I often get skipping error messages...

Home Recording: Distance between me and my monitors + What cables should i use?, krk rokit, audiophile 192
krk rokit, audiophile 192, personal preference: distance to the speakers is mostly a matter of what works well for you in your room. Personal preference and experimentation. You would have to look up the specs of your soundcard outputs to see if they are balanced outs. I assume the krk s are balanced...

Home Recording: DJ mixer connections, dj mixers, rca pin
dj mixers, rca pin, dj mixer: Hi George- RCA pin plugs are usually for audio purposes. Some are color-coded... plain or black (left), red (right) and yellow (video). All are shielded either by coaxial or braided cable. This is for isolating hum and/or buzz. Since I m unaware of your...

Home Recording: DJM-800 and Ableton Live, midi time code, midi machine control
midi time code, midi machine control, pioneer djm 800: Hello,Mirko,..I m probably not the person to ask about Midi,as I don t use it much in my work,but I ll try,and,help anyway.Does Live default to slave,or,do you have to set it as such?It sounds like the mixer is nt continueing to send data-maybe try MTC;midi...

Home Recording: Download music to CD, band demos, original music
band demos, original music, recording studio: Hello,Steve, I m going to tell you to download multiple songs to your hard drive,and,when you ve got a bunch of em,burn your cd.I don t really do much downloading at all,I record original music,or,band demos;ep s,etc.,in my recording studio.Don t know if...

Home Recording: Downloading music, music publisher, sure things
music publisher, sure things, can of worms: Hi Bob- It s been 20+ years since I ve been in this busines, but I m sure things haven t changed much. So... you d be better off to contact the music publisher and work out a licensing agreement, a fee to pay them. Most likely, this would be a one shot...

Home Recording: Downloading from turntable, proper calibration, rca pin
proper calibration, rca pin, adapter cables: Hi Paul- Me thinks it s my server! Please accept my apologies... TAKE 2 then... Ok, first you ll need to know if your turntable uses/needs a preamp or not? An owners manual might help. The final stage of the turntable should go to the aux/line in of...