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AustinMan
AustinMan
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Joined: Jan 31, 2006
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Re: Monitor Placement

I read one home-producer who said that she always played her final version on her home stereo, her car stereo, and a small boom-box, just as her audie...

14 years ago
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Re: Headphones or Speakers when mixing/mastering

I agree with above. Your mix will sound different on every system. That is why it is important to play your recordings through as many systems as po...

14 years ago
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yes, no, and maybe.....

... I hate that answer, but it fits. I play a Guild F4-CE, which, like yours, is an electric/acoustic with a thinner body than standard acoustic guit...

15 years ago
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use a mic

I did extensive research on this topic, and I also expericmeted using both microphone and direct in techniques. By far, the best sound I ever got fro...

15 years ago
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You need an acoustic guitar amp

One vocal mic and one guitar input. You've just described a standard acoustic guitar amp. I play small venues using this Crate acoustic amp: It has...

15 years ago
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compressor settings

Compressors can be your best friend or your worst enemy. When learning how to record I started by finding sample compression settings such as these: ...

16 years ago
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mixing two guitars

I suspect the first thing to try is adjusting your EQ. Think of mixing sounds like you would mixing colors. Both sound and colors, very simply, are ...

16 years ago
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tube basics

Read this: If it doesn't answer your questions, post again.

16 years ago
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first, set your gain structure

I'm an old teacher who does things best when given specific step by step instructions. I call it my "Doctor Seuss" mentality.This website is the best...

16 years ago
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Don't interchange speaker and instrument cable.

For the record, there IS a difference between speaker and instrument cable and you should NEVER interchange them. Instrument cable carries a relative...

16 years ago
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need more infor

In general, renting a sound system along with a ggod tech is your best bet because it allows you to focus on your music. But if you are in a situatio...

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micing a classical guitar

I believe you're looking for specific recommendations on which mic to buy, right? If so, you have three basic choices: Dynamic mic, Condersor mic, o...

16 years ago
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dynamic mic

You're thinking of the Behringer XM 8500. I own six of them. You can't beat them for the price. Look here:

16 years ago
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What type of mic?

The answer is it depends. Live situations are more prone to feedback and also create more opportunity to damage the equipment--what with drunks in th...

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