Less is More – Bigger sounds through simplification

Less is More! Bigger Sounds through Simplification

Want bigger & fuller sounding songs?  Less is More! The biggest problem I encounter with inexperienced artists, producers, and engineers these days is that there is too much of everything.  Too many parts in the song arrangements.  Too many tracks

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Volume issue

I am a newbie starting out recording acoustic guitar to an sm-57 to a lexicon omega into the computer into cubase le.  i am having issue getting good volume.  to compensate i boost up the volume on my speakers really

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Beginner Questions

This board seems to be a bit over my head. Any words of wisdom/advice on where to go to learn the basics of recording at home? You may want to start by going to Amazon.com or other big online book

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Audio Interface

Hi, I’m looking to start recording on a computer/laptop.  I already have a mic (sm57) and software (acid 5.0 and cool edit 2.0).  I am looking for the best rig to use on my computer to make quality recordings of

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Starting out in Pro Tools LE – What do I need?

Greetings: I’ve been using a Fostex VF 160 for about a year now.  I’m not too crazy about it. It is very cumbersome to use.  A friend of mine showed me how much easier Pro Tools is and I’m sold.

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Recording Full Drum Set on Mbox

I’m wondering how to go about getting a full drum set (up to 8-9 mic signals) into my little Mbox. How do i mix it down to a lower number of racks before putting it into the Mbox? In order

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Room Acoustics

I was in the process of making an old office into a studio.  I’ve heard egg crates are a good way to insulate the walls but would the insulation you get at the local hardware store do just as good

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Can You Really Do It All Yourself?

Recently, someone was thinking about buying a digital recording system and was wondering if he really could get major label quality results from a low budget home studio system.  He was specifically concerned about whether or not he would be

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