Category: Ask MusicTECH!

Hello Stephen. Maybe you can use this on your blog. When I record any guitars I always mic them. I just don’t like the sound of direct miking for electric and especially acoustic guitar. I mic my electric guitar cab …

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Hello again Stephen. You’ve been very helpful to me and I am hoping you will help me through one more dilemma. I am putting a mic in my all tube Marshall combo to record distortion guitar. I am using a …

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Hello sir. I am hoping you’ll answer this question for me no matter what. I am wanting to do summing with my mixes. I can’t afford to buy an analog summing mixer and was wondering how to do it digitally. …

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How should I go about getting my music copyrighted as a musician and producer? And also whats the best equipment to use for recording? Out of these two questions, copyright info is the easiest to answer, so I’ll address that …

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Hi! I have two questions. Firstly, do you think that an older iMac (mid-2011) with RAM upgraded to 20GB would have sufficient capability to run music recording and processing software? Sorry, I have the software, but not the time to …

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Hi Stephen, I came across your article; “Inserts vs Effects Sends – Which to use for what” and seeing the amount of knowledge you have on the subject I thought I’ll try my luck asking you a question. I’ve recently …

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Puneet asks: guys i am a big party freak.. was just wondering if i burn mp3 songs (320 kbps) onto an audio format cd, will it sound even better??? The short answer is NO. Once audio has been encoded to …

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Hi, please see link I have placed and let me know that how can I edit my voice as dual voice. What we call this function. Just help and rest I will practice thru different software. I removed the links …

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Hi ! My compliments for you clear summarizing answers (sorry for my English), I have seen different mastering suites plugin considering normalize option good about the album building starting from the several songs. Which is the correct workflow ? Master …

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Hi there – I was wondering if you would have any advice for an aspiring young person who wants to write lyrics   Not really my specialty, since I don’t write lyrics or sing very well myself. However, I can …

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