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

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Basic Home Rec Set Up

Newbie in desperate need of advice! I want 24 bit studio quality recordings on a budget. Tough ask! Mainly for Voice overs & vocals. Here's my current plan: SHURE SM57--> FETHEAD PREAMP--> ...
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Any tips on how to get nord piano 3 to sound better?

1 2 http://www.mediafire.com/file/l7oqhcb2yl2hbsb/2018-07-28_13-01-14.mp3/file using two ts cable, effects are turned off and it is raw non-edited recording. first ...
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Effect of audio drivers on mixing

I was wondering about the effect of audio drivers on mixing music. When mixing you ideally use studio monitors because they are supposed to have a 'neutral sound' so that you can achieve a mix that ...
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If I buy an "MP3", is that equivalent to getting a CD or is it lower quality? [closed]

On Amazon I can buy "MP3s" of individual songs. Is that equivalent to buying a standard music CD, or am I getting lower quality if I buy an MP3 and I need to buy the CD if I want the highest quality ...
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Disabling Mic before exporting from DAW

Sorry if this not the right place to ask this question..but i was just wondering how necessary is it to disable the microphone before exporting recorded audio from DAW to wav,mp3,midi,
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THR10X recording volume very low

I have been trying to recording some guitar licks with the Yamaha THR10X amp in Logic Pro X. It seems to work ok, except that the volume is quite low compared to an audio interface (scarlett 2i4 in ...
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Does the protools hardware make a difference?

My brother is an excellent singer/song writer/guitar player and he's looking to get protools to record on the computer. I asked why he NEEDS protools and he can't just use a quarter inch to eighth ...
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How to record from amp to PC or Android device?

I have a Blackstar FLY 3 amp (this: https://blackstaramps.com/product/fly-3/), which provides a 3.5 mm output jack. This works great for headphones, but I've had no success getting this signal to any ...
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Can I connect a UMC202HD Directly to my pc via the units rear outputs?

I see that there are many issues with win10/11 and drivers. I was wondering if I just use the USB for power and use an audio cable to connect the unit directly to my pc via the line-in?
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Recording Digital Piano through Line Out to An Interface

I have a Roland Piano FP30X which has dedicated line out. While it has the feature such as recording to a flash drive, I am looking to understand how to record through an interface, which for my case ...
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Will a RODE-K2 Mic work with a Focusrite 2i2 Interface and a basic Laptop for high quality male vocals? [closed]

I want to buy a K2 for my bedroom setup to record male vocals.
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Record Audio in Ableton Live from Behringer Digital Pro Mixer DDM4000

I connect OUT B from Behringer Digital Pro Mixer DDM4000 to Scarlett 2i/4, on Ableton -> Preferences -> Audio Input Device -> Scarlett 2i4 USB. on Audio Track I select Audio From Ext. In, but ...
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Record two voices not at the same time

I own Cubase 10.5 LE and it drives me crazy not to know how the feature I am desperately looking for is called. I am going to describe it in simple words here: I want to record something like a ...
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uploading tracks for playback into multritrack recorder?+

I got a Zoom R16 recorder so i can collaborate with long distance band members. They recorded their parts and then sent me the files over email so I can record my tracks, But i cant figure out how to ...
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Software newbie needs help with sound libraries

I am a complete newbie with home recording so I need to understand a couple of things. I want to record my guitar using software such as GarageBand or Logic Pro. One way to do it is to directly ...
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How to record guitar and voice in laptop?

I want to record guitar (using line cable) and my voice(using earphone's microphone) on my Dell laptop(which has only jack) both at same time. Is there any way to do it in the cheapest way? Thanks in ...
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How to listen to spotify & record instrument with Lexicon Alpha?

What I'd like to do is this: -Plug my guitar into the instrument input on the Alpha -Plug 3.5mm headphones into the headphone jack on the Alpha -Record my guitar with audacity WHILE listening to ...
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How do I record from a Casio keyboard with different sounds/instruments using multi-tracking?

How do I record different from a Casio keyboard to Audacity, where different sounds (bass, drums, piano, etc.) make up multiple tracks?
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What is the I Rig

I am interested in recording straight from guitar to my Ipad. I've seen the IRig for this but I am not sure what it is. Is the IRig simply an audio jack to 3.5mm converter? Will it amplify the ...
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How can I substitute for live keyboard sound?

Im trying to figure out how can I get the keyboard/piano line for my live music when my keyboard player is absent? Durms and guitar/bass are always there. What can I do?
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Recorded acoustic guitar with Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 and Pro Tools | First but getting noise

Just bought my Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 and recorded a acoustic guitar with Pro Tools | First but I'm getting some noise kind of thing in the recording. I'm a newbie in this field so any kind of help ...
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How can I combine my guitar playing, compositions in Sibelius and an music maker software together

To begin I feel I have to mention that, while I did get information regarding recording and composition, I feel as if they did not answer my case entirely. So here goes: I have been playing classical ...
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Using pedal switch in Ableton

I have the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 sound card and Orange FS-1 foot switch from my Orange amp. I use Ableton Live for recording my guitar. My question is, can I connect the pedal to the other input on ...
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Setting up a "hot mic" for a softer vocal sound

I'm working on developing "my own unique vocal sound" and since I like the sound of my softer voice I wanted to set up my mic to be able to pick it up without any feedback. Does anyone have any ...
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Connecting guitar to PC without an Audio Interface [duplicate]

I am trying to connect my guitar to my pc to record it without an audio interface. I tried connecting the guitar to the amp, and then using a 3,5mm jack plug from the headset exit into my pc's ...
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I am mic'ing my amp and running it through Garageband, and it sounds really bad! Is it something to do with Garageband, or is my mic setup wrong?

My set up is as follows : Fender Tele --> Zoom G3XN --> Blackstar ID Core 10 --> Behringer Dynamic Mic (1 inch away from speaker) --> Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (Line Setting) --> Garageband. The tone ...
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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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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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Can Ableton add another instrument layer every time a loop repeats whilst live?

Say I'm working with an 8-bar drum beat. If I want to add another instrument layer on top I must stop recording the drums, arm the new instrument, and then press the record button, wait for the count-...
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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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Audio Interface and USB Mic

Am I able to use my USB mic and an analog audio interface at the same time? I have just purchased a USB to start my home studio, and planned on soon getting an interface. Should I ditch the idea of ...
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Logic Pro overload bottleneck

A rather technical question but I was wondering if someone has an answer to this: I'm using a Mid 2010 Mac Mini (2,66Ghz Core 2 Duo, extended 8BG of RAM) running the latest Logic Pro X on OSX 10.11 ...
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Sequencing Multiple Patches on One Synth

My question comes after reading this passage from Paul White's Basic Midi book: "Most modern synths and PC soundcards are capable of playing back up to 16 different sounds at once, each controlled ...
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Why does my [stereo] electric Guitar recording sound hollow? [closed]

I'm not sure if it's something in my setup, something I'm doing wrong or a general lack of knowledge, but I find that recording my electric Guitar->Amp(w/fx)->audio in Mono produces a much fuller, ...
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My microphone was falling off the table and I do not know if it is working properly

My microphone was falling off the table and I do not know if it is working properly ? I have a SAMSON Meteorite desktop USB microphone. There are no external causes on it. It just fell down many times ...
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Looking for someone to render a quality rendition of a song I wrote

What resources are there on the internet for someone who Writes music Is intermediate at best in guitar-playing ability Wants someone with above-average to top playing ability to learn a song they ...
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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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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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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 do I remove peaks with Reaper

I have recorded an audio track with reaper and set it to record guitar but before I started playing the guitar made some noise and it was recorded. How can I remove this?
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Home studio for guitar question

I just purchased a focusrite solo 2gen and still can't make a nice recording. The interface is working but the sound is not terrible as I only use the provided Ableton Live, which means no effects ...
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record a feedback on amp via headphone (output) jack

If I have an amp(Vox AC30 for example) and an output jack in the back of the Amplifier, can I connect this jack to a sound card or a mixer and record everything that go out from the amp (feedback too?)...
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I have Finale and I am having trouble

I have a keyboard. I can play back a song that I have scored out and it plays through the keyboard. But I want to play the keyboard with a song that I want to see it score on the staff in the ...
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.Wav only sounds good with headphones not regular speakers

I've created great vocals on studio one, in wav format 32 bit at 44.1 khz. Problem It only sounds good on headphones. It sounds distorted on bass and high notes. Is it because the wav was created ...
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