Blending in DI for Clarity

February, 2008 Archive

Blending in DI for Clarity

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This post focuses on the topic of using direct injection/input to bring clarity to traditionally recorded tracks. When you were first starting out in the world of audio, you...

Make Your Own Cables and Save Big!

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This post focuses on how to create your own cables using raw connectors and bulk cable. There are some great advantages to making your own cables: you determine the quality, you...

Adaptors and Connectors to Have Around

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This post focuses on what sorts of adaptors or connectors you’ll likely want to have handy in your production studio. It’s usually cheaper and more flexible to have...

11 Important DAW Maintenance Tips

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This post focuses on some basic techniques for keeping your DAW running in primo shape. It’s easy to take our computers for granted, but sometimes it seems like if you turn...

Monitoring Diversity for Better Mixes

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This post focuses on how monitoring with different kinds of speakers will help you achieve better mixes. One of the things that sets professional studios apart from hobbyist...

What’s this Class A, Class AB, Class B stuff?

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This post focuses on the basics of the differences between various amplifier (and preamplifier) types, namely class A, B, and AB. When we first start out learning about audio...

The Art of Comping: Creating Master Performances

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This post focuses on the technique of comping, or creating a composite performance from various elements of multiple performances. It used to be that in order to get a recording...

How to Record Piano

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This post is a continuation of my instrument series and describes the standard variations of recording piano, both grand and upright styles. Ahhh piano.  One of the...

Picking a Place to Live (and Record)

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This post focuses on things to look for when you want to live and record in the same space. Not too many of us producer types actually have the benefit of a dedicated studio...

Database Glitch – lost a couple of comments

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Just a quick note that there was a problem with the database for the blog, so I had to restore it to the nightly backup from 3AM. This resulted in the loss of a couple of comments...