Techniques

37: Strategies for Recording Multiple Sources Simultaneously

The guys talk about different multi-tracking strategies – including the pros and cons of recording layer by layer vs. recording multiple sources simultaneously, strategies for getting more out of your input count, how to set up a flexible monitoring syste

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35: Recording Bass Part 2: Capturing the Perfect Bass Tone

In Part 2 of our deep dive on bass, we look at Ben’s methodical approach to zeroing on a great recording setup and then blending his recorded tones together for a result that’s straight fire.

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34: Recording Bass Part 1: The Bass Tone Deep Dive

Ben leads the guys in a discussion on everything that contributes to a final, killer bass tone and how his own tone journey was shaped.

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33: Heavy Guitars Part 2: Recording Heavy Tones

In Part 2 of this heavy guitar mini-series Vadim takes you through recording the tones you dialed in – including the famed Fredman technique and how to make it work for your sound.

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32: Heavy Guitars Part 1: Dialing in Heavy Tone from Scratch

In Part 1 of this heavy guitar mini-series Vadim takes you through a methodical process for dialing in heavy guitar tones from scratch.

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Bonus: Q&A with Jesco Lohan of Acoustics Insider

In this bonus episode, Jesco answers acoustics questions from the DIY Recording Guys Facebook community and the guys. Let’s dive in!

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23: All About Mastering 101

The guys talk about what mastering is (and isn’t), whether your songs need mastering, the processes used in mastering and some strategies for DIY mastering.

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19: What is a “Good” Mix and What Can it Do for “Great” Stems

The guys listen to and discuss stems from a mix challenge and then listen to and discuss each other’s mixes – as well as the official mix.

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17: Perfect Vocals Academy (John Burke)

Vadim talks to John Burke of Perfect Vocals Academy about vocal production, vocal recording, vocal editing, Auto-tune and more!

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