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  1. Eddy90

    A sort of newbie question

    I know this may be a beginners question but I am fairly new to recording so I bare no shame lol. I was talkin to the support people for my interface (focusrite scarlett solo) and the guy told me in order to plug my amp into my interface I needed to use either line out left or line out right. I...
  2. kmetal

    Newbie RAM questions

    Sorry to have to ask these but I see slightly varying opinions on #1. 1. With a ddr4 2133mhz stock ram, would I see any improvement in performance with say 2400, 3000, Ect? Is this determined by the motherboard? what about when overclocking, even if the max the computer can handle is 2133mhz...
  3. Newbie to recording...help!

    Hello! I am an operatic tenor with a slightly darker sound, and my smart thinking before was to buy a decent priced portable recorder to do all my work for me, which was the Zoom H4N. Even at that, I don't know how to use it to its fullest capacity. Recently, I recorded some demos for auditions...
  4. Total newbie - Need to send 2 mic signals to 1 mixer channel

    Hey guys, question on sending 2 signals into one channel and how to do it, (if possible.) I work with a front ensemble percussion unit for a high school marching band. I have 3 marimbas and 2 vibraphones this year, and will probably have 4 marimbas and 3 vibraphones next year. In a perfect...
  5. BOYD

    Newbie here...I define Newbie...LOL

    Hey ya'll I am new to learning how to record with my computer. I have a Presonus Firebox, the downloaded Cubase LE program, also Audacity, a few mics, an Alesis iRig program with usb cable for my bass, and also a cool recorder called a Boss BR600. I also have a 3 tb portable hard drive. I am at...
  6. Newbie Control Room Acoustic Treatment help

    Hello everyone, my name is Gianluca and I'm writing from Italy. I turned a basement into a recording studio, but I need a hand to the acoustic treatment. Floor, ceiling and walls are covered with wood. Under the wood there is a layer of lead, polystyrene and moisture resistant material. The...
  7. A little help here guys? (Newbie)

    See, I'm trying to mix a song of mine here with audition, I only used an acoustic guitar and a condenser mic as well. But the thing is, my vocals really sounds crappy. And I really do want to learn the mixing stuffs and of course I've been playing around with ozone and other plugins. But I...
  8. Help a Newbie to Record Acoustic Guitar and Vocals at the Same Time

    I am new to recording. I recently bought a Steinberg UR22 as the interface with the bundled Cubase AI 6. I have a Rode NT1A, a SM-57 and a SM58. I am totally new to recording but I've read a few things online. I am wondering if someone can tell me what effects (for Cubase plug-ins), I will...
  9. Newbie building small home studio, What Gear do i need?

    Hello. im a complete begginer in recording, iv just bought my self a mac so im going to start out on garageband. i really just want some advice on what recording equipment to buy for a good quality sound for a small home studio for personal use. the style of music i will be mostly recording...
  10. [Newbie!] To make it sound like...

    Hey there everyone! Thank you for taking time to read this. Here's the situation. I want to have this quality of sound for my videos: Christina Grimmie singing "Titanium" - David Guetta feat. Sia - YouTube All the equipment in the video, except for the Mac Desktop(I have a Macbook Pro) I own...
  11. Podcasting help - Audacity only recording half the conversation

    A buddy of mine and I started a podcast last year with one usb mic and Audacity...had a blast. We know nothing about audio. Year #2.. We have a Behringer 1204 USB mixer and a JK Audio Telephone Hybrid and want to take calls. We are also looking to connect phone/iPod to play sound effects, etc...
  12. Newbie needs help with Topaz console.

    Hello, Newbie here needing help with a Soundtracs Topaz. We need someone to build a new power supply. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. cheers & Blessings, Trey Gray
  13. sirpicksalot

    Tips for newbie ...M-Audio Fast Track mkii plus Fishman guitar pickup

    So I recently purchased the M Audio Fast Track (mkii) to do some home recordings of my acoustic guitar. I'm plugging directly in to the interface and using Garageband to record. I've done a few test recordings which sound semi-decent but everything is just a little thin and chords don't sustain...
  14. im a newbie dont say i didnt warn you! :P

    hello all, my name is William im a newbie hands down i wont deny it i've recorded on my setup and have never really used any program but fl (i know its kinda kiddy stuff) and it kinda leaves me wanting more. i have loved music since i can remember and constantly thinking of music. over the past...
  15. Newbie video recording

    Hi, i just wondered if it was possible to use an iphone 4s to video a bands live performance using a main out from the desk for the audio? (i have bought a 1/8" stereo jack to 2 1/4" mono) but not sure if this would work by connecting to the iphone's headphone input. (like i said, a complete...
  16. Another newbie needing advice

    Hi Home enthusiast here. I've been using ProTools LE 8 and a DiGi 003 Rack for about a year now and am wondering if I should change my set-up. I use Shure 57s to record guitar and bass and a 58 for vocals. My levels are fine, but my recordings just never seem to sound that good. I play...
  17. Newbie with Starting Gear Questions.

    Hi, Newbie hear and completely new to the home recording world however after never being happy with the rushed time frame and arsehole producers of studio recording I have decided to become somewhat a hermit and study the art of recording. I am a singer songwriter / multi instrumentalist of...
  18. Newbie with some speaker questions

    I recently purchased an inexpensive little set up to practice and do some recording in a small room in my home. I have a Pyle Pro PTA1000 dual channel stereo amp. Each channel runs to one Pyle Pro padh1269 600WATT speaker in a standard single left and right configuration. The speakers are...
  19. vibrations1951

    Newbie Bit Rate Question

    This is humbling but here goes. In the process of trying to purchase the Melodyne Editor to use with my Nuendo 4, I had to determine compatibility right? So now I see I must upgrade my Mac OS X 10.5.8 to 10.6.8. Ok, not too intimidating yet, it makes me anxious but I think I can do this...
  20. Newbie starting from scratch

    Hi, I am a hobbyist musician, playing a Yamaha keyboard, an Akai EWI400s (midi controller/synth) using a Yamaha VL70m acoustic tone generator. I haven't done any recording and don't really have any equipment purchased for that purpose. I want to start recording & mixing these instruments. I...
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