Overlapping vocals is a great way to add some interest to your recordings and productions. It’s easy to do, and can work really well in some situations. Check out how to do it in today’s video. What do you think? Ever used this technique on your recordings? How did it go? Leave a comment!
Sometimes when recording, you need to record one instrument in different ways. Depending on how you play the instrument in various sections of the song, different mic placements may actually work better for the different sections. Check out today’s video for an example of where I used two mic placements for a single instrument on […]
Background vocals are great for harmonies. But you can also use your voice as a background instrument to just add a bit of texture to your productions. This is what I call “Background Vocals”, or BGV’s. It’s where you basically sing an instrumental part with your voice. See an example in today’s video. Ever used […]
On my latest EP, I tried something out with a tambourine that I had heard in other productions. It’s a simple little trick, easy to do, but I think it adds something really cool to an otherwise basic drum beat. Check it out in today’s video! What do you think? Got any other cool tambourine […]
Today, I want to share with you a very useful and strategic mic placement technique. It’s a technique that you can use for recording scratch tracks while reducing bleed between the instrument and the vocal. It’s also useful for live recordings of a guitar/vocal or piano/vocal performance. This technique is particularly helpful for scratch tracks. I’ve […]
On most of the songs on my latest EP, I have lots of tracks going on. I love layering electric guitar tracks on top of each other to create nice big walls of sound. I spoke recently about how to get a big sound with only 7 guitar tracks. But in one song, I went […]
One of the great things about modern DAWs is their ability to effortlessly record and comp multiple takes of audio. But sometimes we can go too far. Too many takes can actually do more harm than good to your audio. Check out this video to see why I only do 3 takes, and why it […]