Let's talk recording

Discussion in 'Recording Studio' started by MIDNIGHT, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. racerratt

    racerratt Senior Member

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  2. jerryo

    jerryo Senior Member

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    Im gonna try that Line 6 toneport device

    it comes with Audacity (?) and people speak well of it.

    Laptop and headphones :laugh2:
     
  3. hate90

    hate90 Junior Member

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    Hey i got the line 6 toneport ux2,, is there any way i can get it work without monitor speakrs?? i mean get it work with my computer speakers?


    and a,, my ableton lite,, doesnt workk, is there any other good software out there easy to use?
     
  4. hillbilly

    hillbilly V.I.P. Member

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    One thing I'd like to suggest is to record/save to a separate hard drive; audio files can fragment & wreak havoc on your computer's main drive.

    I use a PreSonus 8-input FireWire rigged up at rehearsal; snare & kick mic'd, 2 overheads, bass direct, 1 vocal mic, with a MacBook & GarageBand. Record everything to the stand-alone 250gig hard-drive right next to the laptop...

    Get good levels & tones first---you won't have to tweak them later (unless you want to).
     
  5. vladmaximus

    vladmaximus Senior Member

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    HELLO THERE...
    IM DOIN RECORDING STUFF AT MY ROOM TOO..
    WELL,MY SETUP IS A MINIMAL SET UP ONE..
    I GOT --->

    - PC - AMD 2600+ ATHLON XP
    - RAM - 1 GIG
    - 500GIG HARD DISK
    - M-AUDIO DELTA 1010Lt SOUNDCARD
    - M-AUDIO RADIUM 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER
    - ESI NEAR 06 ACTIVE MONITOR SPEAKERS
    - RODE NT-1 CONDENSER MIC
    - M-AUDIO NOVA CONDENSER MIC
    - SHURE SM58 CONDENSER MIC
    - LINE 6 POD XT LIVE
    - PRO TOOLS M 7.4
    - SONAR 7
    - ACID PRO 6


    IF YOU GUYS WANNA LISTEN TO ALL MY RECORDING WORKS...
    CLICK THIS & LISTEN TO ALL MY WORKS IN THIS PAGE OK --->

    www.myspace.com/maximusmuzik

    THATS MY BAND & MY WORKS...
    DONT FORGET TO LEAVE A COMMENT ON MY WORKS OK...

    THANKS..
    HAVE A NCE DAY OK
     
  6. SkyPilot

    SkyPilot Junior Member

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    Boss BR-600. The absolute easiest way to get reasonably professional sounding demo cds. $350
     
  7. goby

    goby Senior Member

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    I am confused about the soundcard the people mention.

    I have an IBM Thinkpad. I assume I have a "business" soundcard. Do I need a decent sound card if I get a "box" (where I plug in my guitar and mic)?


    Hope that made sense?
     
  8. Mayo5

    Mayo5 Senior Member

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    Which would you recommend out of those coldsteal?

    I'm running a desktop pc with a quadcore @ 2.8, 4 gigs memory, and an 896 MB graphics card, and Vista 64 bit.
     
  9. Bowhunterwt

    Bowhunterwt V.I.P. Member

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    Well here my two cents on recording song:

    Equipment list as follows:

    Tascam DP02 Recorder
    Art Tube Preamp
    Audix I5 Mike (same as a Shure 57 sort of)
    Zoom Electronic Drummer

    I record the drum track on one channel as a foundation of the song I'm recording. Then I record the guitar rhythm track two different ways.

    One track is an Line out direct, the other is a miked thru the Tube preamp.
    Without a 15 or 30 band eq I blend the direct and mike tracks in stereo and with the bass and treble at different freq to give the guitar a fuller sound.

    Direct EQ Freq Bass=500 High=1.7
    Miked EQ Freq Bass= 400 High= 1.8 to 1.9

    Then I record the bass from the post line out into the Tube Preamp and record it.

    EQ setting varies depending onthe song and what type of bass sound I need to hear.

    I love to try some computer recording software later on but they are so expensive right now I beleive I'll wait for for that~!!!!

    :hmm::dude::slash:
     
  10. coldsteal2

    coldsteal2 V.I.P. Member

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    Just depends on how many options you want
    for inputs and outputs, i like them both, but the
    usb's are probably the most versitile
     
  11. Mayo5

    Mayo5 Senior Member

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    Sorry to asking you questions, but if I was going with the M-audio that has USB.

    Would it go like this:

    Guitar -> Pedal Board -> Amp. / Mic'd Amp- M-Audio Device -> Computer

    Basically, run the guitar and amp as I would normally, and just run the the mic'd amp cord to the M-audio device? Or is there another mixer,etc?
     
  12. toneguy86

    toneguy86 V.I.P. Member

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    I'm just curious why you use SM57s instead of 58s? I have been using 58s mostly for recording actually. For guitar I have been setting a 58 on a boom stand and setting it a couple of feet away from the amp. It seems to sound pretty decent. I tried close micing my amp with a 57 and it just didn't seem to work that well. It seems fine for live sound, but not really in the studio. I'm curious about what you are doing. I like a sound that gives you a little more of the room which is why I am using the 58 set from a distance. It seems warmer somehow. Any other ideas, tips, hints appreciated.

    Mark
     

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