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The Channel Strip

Today’s tutorial here on Pro Recording is about the Channel Strip as studied in Berklee College’s Introduction to Music Production online course. The channel strip is found on both analog mixing consoles as well as within digital audio workstations (DAW’s). I have based this lesson on an analog mixer because the basic principles are applied … Continue reading »

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How to Prepare a Project in Reaper

Hello!  KC here again.  I’d like to talk about how to prepare a project in Reaper. The screenshots don’t truly follow the flow of the text because some settings are in the same screenshot. After you read the tutorial, take a look at Reaper’s various settings to get an idea of where everything is. Check … Continue reading »

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How To Record a Guitar and Amp

Hi there.  KC here. Today, I’d like to talk about How to Record a Guitar and Amp. Set up guitar and amp and turn it on The guitar amp accepts the guitar’s instrument level which is connected using a 1/4″ TS instrument cable. The first thing I will do is plug an instrument cable into … Continue reading »

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Light Company to release debut EP April 16th

Light Company are a young and explosive post-rock band hailing from Peterborough, Ontario. The band’s live shows are relentlessly energetic and dynamic, shifting from moments of ambience to complete, yet, organized chaos. Light Company are dedicated to making post-rock accessible to a larger audience. With influences such as Explosions In The Sky, We Were Promised [...]
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Signal Flow

Typical signal flow of a small home recording setup (just a microphone going into a soundcard, basically).

Sound source
Microphone
Low level mic cord (XLR)
Audio interface (soundcard, usually USB or Firewire)

In the audio interface, there is usually …
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Wampler Sovereign Distortion Pedal!

NEW! Wampler Sovereign Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal For those who refuse to settle when it comes to tone. I just had a chance to try out the new Wampler distortion pedal … the Sovereign. Amazing tone. I was super impressed. I have always enjoyed the Wampler distortion pedals and this new one really has a [...]

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Horror Rockers want you to produce next EP!

Standby Records is bringing Canada’s #1 Horror Rock band – Patron Saint Of Plagues – to their recording studio and the band wants you to be part of the production team! They’ve set up a crowd funding campaign on IndieGoGo and need your support. They are accepting contributions towards their production budget and will be [...]
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Help Us Promote Independent Music!

Click the following link to go to our indie gogo campaign. We are passionate about promoting independent music and are asking for your support to allow us to continue to record bands for free and publish this website filled with news about independent artists, videos, interviews, streaming, downloads and so much more. Please help us. [...]
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Unbound – Razors Won’t Cut Deep Enough

Here’s an old album from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada featuring the legendary Dan McNabb on vocals. Unbound – Razors Won’t Cut Deep Enough (2000) 1. This Midnight 2. Time Will Avenge 3. Secrets Of The Sand 4. Armed With Truth 5. Cutting Me 6. Witch Of The Islet 7. Wretched Regret 8. Army Of Darkness [...]
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Raiden – Old demo from Winnipeg

Here is an old demo from a Winnipeg punk band called Raiden. This demo was released in 2006 or 2007. 1. Candy Culture 2. Let’s Objectify Women 3. It’s Only Natural 4. Building Bridges To Nowhere 5. Kids With Knives 6. King Can Of Bud 7. Police Academy Drop Out 8. Zombie Apocalypse 9. Hockey [...]
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