Category: Recording Guides

How to get started in setting up your own home studio.How to get started in setting up your own home studio.

If you already have an interest in playing and writing music, then being able to record and edit it for yourself is always going to have plenty of appeal. Be it simply so you can

Studio Monitor Setup GuideStudio Monitor Setup Guide

Firstly, this is not an absolute guide…  The shape and size of your room, together with working around existing furniture mean that you often have to deviate from these suggestions to get the best results.

Ableton introduce their bitesize creative tips series “One Thing”.Ableton introduce their bitesize creative tips series “One Thing”.

Ableton One Thing

It seems to be the season for tutorial videos at the moment, although Ableton have chosen to move in a slightly different direction with theirs. Any artist can suffer from a lack of inspiration at

Best Thing I’ve ever used for recording Acoustic Guitars……..Best Thing I’ve ever used for recording Acoustic Guitars……..

OK, within the pages of this blog, you’ll find many a piece dedicated to the best ways to mic up and record various instruments, and of course, my personal bug bear is miking up Acoustic

What’s your Toe-in ?: or How to Angle yourself properly…….What’s your Toe-in ?: or How to Angle yourself properly…….

  We don’t often blog about useful apps, but this one comes from the Genelec  stable, and for anyone who has taken heed of our very own Professor Tom’s advice to acoustic treatment and speaker

Abbey Road Drums via Komplete 8 UltimateAbbey Road Drums via Komplete 8 Ultimate

Abbey Road Drums:   Just a brief word or two about these splendid kits that come as part of the Komplete 8 Ultimate package. There are now 4 Abbey Road kits, each recorded as the

CUBASE 7 is Here!!!!!CUBASE 7 is Here!!!!!

CUBASE 7: I’m very excited.   So, it’s here!! Forget Christmas, it’s the release of Steinberg’s Cubase 7, and I for one can’t wait. What’s so exciting? Well pretty much everything….. Starting with the overhaul

Compressors: What does what?Compressors: What does what?

  Compressors: What does What? Many people use compressors in their music, and can usually describe to you what the compressor is doing to their track, (If they can’t do that, it’s probably not the

A free Windows based software studio guide.A free Windows based software studio guide.

Everyone loves something for nothing and it has to be said the are some astounding free or donationware plug in’s and even sequencers out there. This morning I stumbled across Synthgeeks “A free Windows based

Tom's Guide to Acoustics (Without Breaking The Bank)Tom's Guide to Acoustics (Without Breaking The Bank)

An introductory guide to getting the best out of your studio environment, when recording and mixing down your tracks. The guide covers speaker placement and the basics of using acoustic treatment to defuse the sonic reflections