►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Today I want to show you how to enhance your acoustic and vocal guitar recordings with some simple but powerful tools like EQ, compression, and reverb. If you’ve recorded your acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time, mixing should be a breeze. Primarily because you have so few options available to you. But this is not a bad thing. In fact, simplicity in mixing fast is a good thing. With just a few tweaks we can put some [More]
►► Overwhelmed by EQ when mixing? Just download my FREE 7 Step EQ Checklist → http://www.EQChecklist.com When it comes to mixing your music, I’m a firm believer that less is more. This is definitely true when it comes to how many plugins you use in a mix. I personally believe you and I should strive to use as FEW PLUGINS as is possible in order to craft a great mix. And there are two reasons for this: one is technical, and the other is psychological. In today’s video I try and make the case that the best thing you could [More]
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►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com The best way to record your acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time is with two microphones. This gives you a more upfront sound and more control over the balance and mix down process later. In this video I show you what equipment you’ll need to pull this off and the best mic placement techniques to get as much separation as possible.
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►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Want your recordings to sound more polished and professional? I have good news: you can make a huge improvement with only 3 plugins. In fact, I start every mix with some variation of these same 3 plugins. Why? Because they quickly and easily make my mix have more pop, clarity, and depth – all with barely lifting a finger. In this video I’ll walk you through the before and after of what these 3 plugins are doing to my [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Recording your acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time with only one microphone is not only possible – it can sound really good! The key is to understand what type of microphone to use and where to place it. In this video I show you exactly what gear you need to pull this off and we test a few different microphone placements so you can hear the difference just a few inches can make. The key to a [More]
Correcting some misinformation. This is a response to recordingrevolution’s Why Switching DAWs Can Ruin Your Recordings – RecordingRevolution.com video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiJ9xbBVXs4
►► Get my personal Home Studio Gear Buying Recommendations to fit any budget → http://StudioGearGuide.com Thinking about switching to a new piece of recording or mixing software (DAW)? Don’t! This is one of the most pointless things I see people do in the home studio – and what’s more, switching can actually harm your recordings and mixes! Today’s video explains why – and gives you a better way of thinking about your current DAW.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com When it comes to mixing background vocals, there are two simple truths that can help us place them perfectly in the mix. Truth #1 – Not every track can be the star of the show. Truth #2 – Background vocals need their own space/sound The first truth tells us that not every vocal can be upfront like a lead vocal. Specifically background vocals should be (in most cases) a bit less “in your face”. The second truth tells us [More]