"Recording Tips"Music Production Tutorials by SoundBetter Members

Backstage Secrets with Mark Needham


This article shares insights from a Backstage Secrets workshop with...

Are we in sync?


The topic of this article may seem self-explanatory and barely warranting an...

4 Things You Need to Nail to be a Great Session Guitarist


Doing session work as a guitarist is rewarding. Getting paid to play guitar?...

3 Ways To Leverage Your Microphones For Better Recordings


Many home studio owners are on a limited budget. You may have only a handful...

Key your song well!


[Image above is the "circle of fifths" - for inspiration, since we'll be...

Budgeting - Quality over Quantity

Through my 20+ years of experience as a producer, recording studio owner,...

You can hear fun

This past weekend, a band was in the studio to put some final vocal touches...

Crash, Bang, Boom. Getting a Good Drum Sound

In this age of modern technology, the use of drum machines, electronic drums,...

Thumb_helge_preu__-_recording_drums_like_the_dap_kings_neuRecording Drums like the Dap Kings

On the original drumtrack:
On the original track "You Know I'm no good" by...

Thumb_helge_preu__-_recording_like_the_beatlesRecording Drums like the Beatles

Original

Drums:
Ringo played a Ludwig Hollywood drumkit with the typical 3-ply...

The Philosophy of the Recording Order

One of the easiest ways to screw up a recording is to go down a production...

How To: Record High Quality Vocals Part 1 (Facts and Insights)

I am sure, if you're a little bit like me, (that'd be a perfectionist and an...

There are no rules when you're capturing that perfect vocal take

Recording vocals In many styles of music the vocal is the most important...

10 Simple Rock Drum Production Tips

1. This may sound like a no-brainer, but learn to tune drums. It's a...

20 Recording And Mixing Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

  1. When mixing live drums, copying the snare drum to a new unprocessed channel...

Preparing for a JAL Audio Recording Session

To make the most out of any recording session and to ensure you get the best...

Recording Drums - 5 Pro Recording Tips

Recording drums well is one of the hardest things to do. I’ve lost count of...

5 Pro Recording Tips

1. Get the sound right at the source.
The single biggest thing that will...