Resources for the Recording Musician


January 30, 2007
music software

Hi I am looking for a basic music software package for my PC that will allow me to digitally edit pre-recorded music (to create medley's for instance) AS WELL AS to digitally change the key of instrumental tracks without altering the tempo of the music. Any ideas? Steinberg's Wavelab will do that, which is what […]

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January 30, 2007
Tascam 414 & 424mkII - unclean guitar recording

hi, after a few years of computer recording i decided to experiment with some tape recording.  i bought a tascam 414 and 424mkII off of ebay recently.   i've gotten some decent recordings of acoustic guitar with them, and also drums.  however, i cannot get a decent electric guitar recording with them.  the signal always distorts […]

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January 13, 2007
Monitors - Help

I just purchased an expensive Mac Pro. (Spent more money then I wanted and blew my budget)  I now need monitors,  Can you suggest reasonably priced monitors for a home Studio.  I am not a professional, so I don't need incredible monitors, but since I spent a lot of money on the computer I don't […]

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December 31, 2006
Buying a music computer

I have used for the last three years a stand alone hardware mulit-track digital recorder and would like to now move into a music computer.  Looking for advice on computer, hard drive, interface, software, etc. to get started. I am still new to recording so I am not looking for the $$$$$ top of the […]

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December 21, 2006
unwanted radio through speakers

Greetings, I am getting very faint radio signals through a small set of powered speakers when no radio is ever on and the volume is turned down completely. This also happens on my receiver elsewhere in the house when on an aux input that I hook into my computer. I am wondering how to eliminate […]

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December 2, 2006
Studio Monitors: Using Stereo System Speakers

I recently picked up a pair of Fisher three-way speakers with 10 in. woofers for 25$ at the local Salvation Army.  Hooked these up to my home stereo system and they really sound great. I've been looking for a decent pair of studio monitors and now these sort of fell in my lap. Any reason […]

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November 13, 2006
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 high and the sound becomes very boomy and noisy.  anyone know what might be the […]

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October 23, 2006
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 or other big online book sellers and searching for "home recording" to find some books to get you started.Also, subscribe […]

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October 8, 2006
Interferance through my speakers?

Hi there i'm getting frustrated now, ive bought a new soundcard an audiophile, the last soundcard i had was picking up interference through my speakers, not in recording mode though, so if i make a tune and burn it to CD I don't get the interference. anyway I installed this new card and I'm still […]

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September 19, 2006
vocal enhancer

This is not a recording ? but I hope someone will help me out, I've been jamming with the same two guys for about 16 years we jam every Friday night and it's just for fun, the problem is none of us has a great voice (sad but true) so now I'm looking for a […]

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