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Another Drool'nDogg Records Session

This part of a series of music I had restored from tape written and recorded a few years back. So you could say it's Hybrid recording. This came from a project that was never really finished and with all the time down since March 2020, I had time to finally restore the 16 tracks and drop them into ProTools sessions for enhancement and sweetening. I was surprised at the recording quality on most of the tracks. We had a decent little studio at the time although we lacked a few really great pieces in the outboard.

Album just dropped today

https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/bendavis3/a-thin-place

Howdy folks. Link Here is my COVID project

six originals and two covers
Really appreciate the feedback from the pros on this site. Made it possible and gave me confidence to stick with it

500 hours well spent doing this

pass along if it shakes your tree

i hate self promotion. (Hope this is ok to post. If not will delete

thanks
Cheers

Mix song critique

Been a while since I posted a tune. Been at it hard taking knowlege and input from past postings. I finished a record of originals. Should be on spotify and such soon

been working on some new songs

heres a depressing countryish breakup tune for you wolves to tear apart!

any input welcome

My big struggle is learning to use reverbs better.

i think you all cured my over compression habit

love using the multiband plugin on Studio One. Just presets

Ps. Im loving Studio One Pro! Getting better every day

Line ins before mic pre on some mixers

I noticed that many mixers such as the Behringer hard wire their line inputs (without even a switch) in parallel with the mic input to the mic preamps. Yes, they do have a drop resistor but that's all. My concern is that the signal is being dropped and then amplified back up - thus adding another stage and more noise. No switch also means both a mic and a line source can be both "on" at the same time. I was thinking of adding a small switch and routing the line input to just after the mic pre. Here I am just looking for reactions and suggestions.

XLR to instrument cable (1/4 inch)?

Hello everybody,
Let's say I have 2 mics (2 dynamic mics so no phantom power required), they're XLR mics so they take up a XLR slot on my interface (Behringer UMC22). I only have 1 XLR slot and 1 instrument slot (for guitar, bass etc) so only one can be plugged in. I found a converter online that converts XLR cables to instrument cable, can I use this to plug one of those mics into the instrument cable port? Or is it not going to work? They don't require phantom power.
Thanks

PT10HD & Berhinger ADA8000 Conection Audio Output Issue

I am fairly new to the world of studio audio recording, so need a bit of advice, in my setup I have full HD rig, and have added a berhinger ada8000 to the setup for preamp mic's etc for drums and mis, set ada to slave, connected light-pipe cables etc, get audio into ada but not out to any pt session's , checked hardware and io settings and seem to be ok, or am I missing something as getting frustrated trying to get everything setup and working as should, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Audient Mico with Drawmer 231 into Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd gen. Any thoughts?

Online I found a second hand Audient Mico Mic pre-amp for sale. I already have the Drawmer 231 Compressor/limiter and the Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd gen.

I have the Drawmer for a few month now, but haven't used it much yet. Would it be a nice combo to get my mic signal into the Audient Mico - Drawmer 231 - Focusrite Scarlett 18i20, and apply some mild compression before going into the DAW. I know I have plenty of compression options in my two DAW's, but sometimes I have the feeling some anoloque processing is nice for the sound too.

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