Questions tagged [recording]

Questions relating to the process or action of recording music live or in the studio.

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Best digital distribution platforms [closed]

I want to sell a full catalog of my composition. What platform digital is the best to use for distribution. I want to be able to profit off of my music I compose.
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Help Recording fingerstyle guitar over original song

So I play fingerstyle guitar but I can't really sing that well. So I want to record my fingerstyle playing along with the voice from the original song in the background cause otherwise it sounds too ...
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Editing wave in audio editor and lines

Does anyone know what are two thin horizontal lines in waveform window in audio editors? I want to make my sound louder but wo/clipping, e.g. in the image, lines at approx. peaks, is this to mark ...
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Can I use a ribbon/dynamic mic preamp with a Condenser mic?

I have a Condenser Mic, phantom power, a sound card, and a preamp designed for ribbon and dynamic mics. I bought the Preamp thinking it would work but apparently it draws power from the phantom source,...
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Can i use a pa mixer system to use it as an interface to record on laptop?

so i'm wanting to record my band, im just 18 and i dont have hundreds of dollars to record in a real studio, the place we jam at have this pa system where we can connect mics and stuff, can i use it ...
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Weirdly arising sound artifacts when panning (dual guitar tracks)

I can't really share the audio file (because I removed those issues by softening the sound), but here's what I'm talking about: I use a lexan pick, which sounds great, adds some highs (compared to ...
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Alternative ways to fix timing issues

I'd usually use Flex Time Polyphonic for such purposes but in this case it'll remove all tightness from the audio. But when I use Flex Time Monophonic, it creates a pop at the start of the transient (...
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Fourier Analysis of varying classical guitar bracings

I am doing a school project right now concerning studying the Fourier Analysis of a sound recording of a few different classical guitars. I am wondering what type of sounds would be the best to record....
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Software Aligning MIDI files with WAV recordings [closed]

Given a clean WAV recording, of a piano, and sometimes one or 2 string instruments (for example), and a MIDI file of that recording (for that example) I would like to align the MIDI and the WAV ...
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How to record guitar or harp for building a sample suite

I would like to produce a suite of guitar or harp sounds to make a set of primitive samples. The lowest level samples or components you would need to be able to write music with a keyboard using these ...
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What sort of samples you need to record for a good flute sample pack

I would like to create a sample pack of the Native American flute. I am new to this, but having looked around, you don't need thousands of samples in a sample pack, just maybe 100. What I'm wondering ...
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Best way to use my gear for recording my band’s rehearsals

I’m trying to figure out the best way to route everything to capture rehearsals. Band consists of: Bass, guitar, mandolin, drummer, 3 vocalists (bassist and mandolin sing leads and backup for ...
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Where can I get Native American drum and flute samples [closed]

I would like to be able to dynamically compose music using JavaScript using the sounds like from this video. I don't know where you would even begin. Do I need to record it all myself or is there some ...
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Is there any way to work simultaneously on the same DAW project remotely?

Is there any way to work simultaneously on the same DAW project remotely? Imagine the situation. My bandmate is sitting in another town (or even country) and have his DAW (say, Cubase) open and ...
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How to suppress hammer-on and detach noises while tapping?

I’ve noticed that if you play tapping as you can live (through a speaker or while playing with backing track) my tapping seems to sound fine. But when I record I get a lot of detach noise. By detach ...
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Advantages of a dedicated audio interface device over microphone jack on desktop

I have been doing some recordings from an OP-1 synth using the line out on the OP-1 connected to the microphone jack on my desktop and then using audacity to record while playing to my headphones. I ...
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Sending signal from mic preamp to guitar pedal effect

I'm planning to use a fuzz effect from my guitar pedal on my vocals. Therefore I plan to send signal through my microphone to mic preamp and then to the Behringer sf300 super fuzz pedal. From there it ...
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String muting techniques on electric guitar while recording [duplicate]

Hopefully this post won't be considered as duplicate. I just want to renew the old ones and share some popular and unpopular ways to mute strings in different situations. So how you can mute strings?...
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How to make "plastic" sounding distorted guitar sound

I usually don't go for that kind of sound because I usually want my distortion to sound balanced and even (like cutting highs a lot and cutting boxy low end) but I'm interested in how can you achieve ...
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Website to post recordings of music and play thru browser [closed]

Few months ago I saw a post on Music Stackexchange where a person uploaded a sample of their music to get assistance. They used a website to upload their recording and were able to share a link of ...
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Do I need an audio interface for recording if I have a mixer with a built-in USB?

I have Volca series synths and Behringer xenyx 802. I can record each Volca separately with an audio interface to my computer but If I want to play them and record them together (which is better for ...
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Recording Digital Piano (Headphone Out to a Mono In) with an Audio Interface?

I'm trying to figure out how to record my Roland FP-30 digital piano. I have a Focusrite Scarlett Solo (2nd Gen), which has only one instrument/line input (I assume it's a balanced mono input, but ...
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Minor differences between two recorded guitars

According to my previous question Panning distorted guitars (get the attack sound) to get the desired effect you need to record two identical guitar parts (talking about guitar part of course because ...
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Odd time riff suggestion

I'm trying to record this riff as accurately as possible, but when playing it I have a few problems: When hitting a power chord, I sometimes hit it twice (extra hit on the unnecessary up stroke). ...
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I have a problem understanding Mono and Stereo

So I have some gears and instruments and they say that one Synthesizer I have should be connected in Stereo and not Mono, so I want to connect it in Stereo but the sound-system in the bar I want to ...
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Is there a way to record music with a collaborator remotely and live?

Is there a way to record music with a collaborator remotely and live? Appreciate the help!
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Can the Behringer XR18 XAIR Digital Mixer be used as a breakout box?

I'm looking for ways to record 8 channels of sound to a DAW while passing the 8 channels along to the sound guy. The Behringer XR18 has been reccommended to me but I don't want to buy it until I know ...
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Use MIDI e-drums sounds in Ableton 10

I have no experience with Ableton, but I wanted to start learning by recording some drums samples with my e-drums (Alesis Crimson 2). I already set up the instrument and it sends and receives MIDI ...
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I want to video myself playing guitar through my laptop, while also recording through my audio interface

I would like to record a video of myself playing guitar through my laptop. I have my guitar plugged into an interface that runs through my laptop so that I can use different effects (like an amp). ...
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Audio quality recording

My audio interface and DAW support recording at 96khz / 24 bit. When I export a video from Magix there's no option for 24 bit for sound (highest option is 48khz / 16 bit). When I checked the ...
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Where to see the dbfs before recording an audio in cubase

When setting to record drums, for example, there is the db default setting on the left for 0 db. But there is the setting for recording audio volume which is recommended at -6dbfs. Where do Ι get ...
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Is CD audio quality good enough for the final delivery of music?

According to Wikipedia, the audio contained in a CD consists of two-channel signed 16-bit Linear PCM sampled at 44,100 Hz. Of course, both the sample rate and the bit depth could be increased to ...
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Is there any way to record sounds from keyboard as midi notes to DAW?

I've got some nice presets on my keyboard and I wonder if recording audio is the only option here? Is this possible to record these sounds as midi notes or is this kind of thing possible only in DAW ...
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Question about Sound Formats

so there seems to be a lot of different sound formats out there youtube is using 5.1. and there's also 6.11 7.1 10.2. with all these sound formats do you need to pay special action when you recording?
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How to record from a keyboard using (A-B) type cable?

I have a Privia PX-160 keyboard, and would like to record music and output the MIDI result to my device. I tried recording the music directly on my keyboard, and then transfer the MIDI file to my ...
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Recording a CD with piano improvisations [closed]

I have been playing piano for about 14 years and I am thinking to record a CD/album with piano improvisations. Is this a common thing to do? These songs will not necessarily have sheet music. I am ...
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What specification should I look in an audio interface for independent input recording?

I was using a PCI audio interface M-audio DELTA 1010LT, which had 8 input channels and it allowed me to record 4 independent inputs pairs, this is, the software recognized 4 sources (Line 1/2, Line 3/...
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How do I record a song that is already playing in audacity?

I am using the recent version of Audacity in Windows and I want to apply some effects to my audio(song). This effect is real-time and I have to record the audio while applying this effect. How to do ...
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How can I connect my electric guitar to a PC without using an audio interface?

I have an electric guitar and I'm trying to record music from it. I used audacity as the DAW and connected my guitar to my laptop using a 3.5mm to 6.5mm cable. But the computer doesn’t recognize it as ...
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Guitar Amplifier and Recording

Trying to test different recording techniques for my band, and was wondering about patching a guitar amp directly into my Behringer audio interface. The guitar amp had a "Preamp output", is that ...
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How to record multiple sequential fixed length clips?

If I want to, say, record 24 bars of guitar, how can I pre set it up such that I can hands-free play all 24 bars and let it get recorded into 3 8 bars clips? The closest I can think of is letting ...
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Musicians' jargon, on-stage communication

I’m translating a documentary about a Hungarian folk-jazz musician into English and there are a few words, which I am sure are very simple, yet which I simply cannot find a solution for anywhere on ...
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Can I connect aux sends back into the mixer inputs?

I am considering getting a mixer for band practice. The model I'm looking at (Zoom L-12) has 5 individual submixes meant to be used as headphone monitoring outputs. What has struck me when I looked ...
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How do I record linuxsampler's ALSA output on Linux?

I have successfully connected my piano keyboard to Linuxsampler, loaded a high-quality GIG sampled instrument and outputted to my laptop internal speakers. I've followed the official documentation, ...
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Dynamic in vocal recording

What's a reasonable amount of difference between the loudest and quietest peaks I should go for in vocal take? When the singer goes from whsiper to scream for example. Would it be better to squash it ...
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How to record Roland Juno DS sounds onto a computer

I've been able to connect my JUNO DS-88 to my computer and can play and record sounds that GarageBand gives me. But I want to record sounds that my JUNO gives me, so if someone could tell me how in a ...
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Help/Question about Microphone / Phantom power and audio interface

Just a quick short question, I have a USB audio interface (emu0202) which plugs into my pc but of course, the interface (emu0202) isn't 'Phantom Power' capable, So I wanted to know if it's possible ...
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Can I use my behringer umc202hd as a preamp for my mixer?

I currently have a behringer umc202hd audio interface and I'm looking to upgrade to a usb mixer (behringer xenyx q802usb). I'm doing this to give myself more mic inputs however, I don't want to waste ...
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Incorrect technique or signal chain noise?

I am getting a "hiss" noise from my amp sim after I play a note. This is not present in low gain. But gets pretty audible on higher gain. My signal chain is a guitar, interface, Logic pro with a ...
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Is redundancy used when live recording important performances?

From the wikipedia page about redundancy: [...] redundancy is the duplication of critical components or functions of a system with the intention of increasing reliability of the system, usually in ...

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