Home Recording Tips for Pro Audio on a Budget | Home Music Studio 1 Podcast show

Home Recording Tips for Pro Audio on a Budget | Home Music Studio 1 Podcast

Summary: In these audio episodes, David Maxey shares home recording tips that will help you learn to deliver professional audio on any size budget. Discover the most productive way to use the recording gear you already own. Learn what equipment to purchase that will give you the best value for your budget. Visit http://homemusicstudio1.com/contact/ to submit your questions about home and project studio recording. Take the first step now to creating professional audio and get your free e-book by visiting http://homemusicstudio1.com/newsletter/.

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 Ep 25 | What is Mastering? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:02

Are you wondering about that missing element in your final mixes? What makes your project sound professional and not amature? The answer could be in the mastering process. We will talk about it in this episode of the show. http://freerecordingtools.com

 Ep 24 | Do I Really Need Acoustic Treatment? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:47

Do I really need acoustic treatment in my home studio? There are so many options today for affordable acoustic treatment. Are they truly worth the money and investment of my time? We will cover all these questions and more in this episode of the show. http://freerecordingtools.comLinks from the show: Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst Free VST Plug-in Auralex 2" Wedgies 1'X1' Panels (24 Pack) Charcoal Auralex Roominator-Dst D36 Kit Charcoal Free Personalized Room Analysis The Foam Factory (very affordable options) Great resource about room acoustics, it's a must read for any home studio owner.

 Ep 23 | Building Your Drum Mix (The Overheads) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:55

Are you making the mistake I often made when mixing drums? Get this wrong and your drums will be weak at at best. Get this right and they will be live and full. In this episode, I'll tell you exactly how I avoid choking the life out out of my drum tracks.FreeG Master Fader VST 

 Ep 22 | Mixing Kick Drum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:50

You've begun the journey of recording kick drum. Now that it's tracked your ready to start mixing. How do you get that perfect, in your face, kick drum sound? In this episode of the show, I'll walk you through the process I follow using the 4-3 framework.

 Ep 21 | Record Piano using the 4-3 Framework | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:12

In this episode of the show I want to walk you through the process I use to record a piano. In this demo project, I'm going to be using a free VST virtual instrument to do this. Using the 4-3 Framework we will create a very realistic sounding piano track.

 Ep 20 | Building a Professional Mix With the 4-3 Framework | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:59

Learn about the “4-3 Framework”, a process I use to build out a professional mix. The 4-3 model will work in almost any type of home recording setup or situation. This is the 3rd episode in our series dealing with recording a song from start to finish.

 Ep 19 | Selecting the Best Audio Recording Software | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:16

Selecting the best audio recording software can get confusing real quick. This is especially true for those who are just getting started at home recording. In this episode of the show I talk about the software I use and why.

 Ep 18 | Selecting the Best Audio Interface | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:09

Do you have the right audio interface? In this episode of Home Music Studio 1, we will address how to select the best audio interface for your needs. We will continue to look at the process of recording a song so be on the look out for future episodes. | homemusicstudio1.com/toolbox

 Ep 17 | How to Tighten Up the Low End of Your Mix | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:51

Few areas are more critical then the low end of your mix. In this episode of Home Music Studio 1, I show you a technique to make the kick drum and bass guitar work as 1 unit. This simple sidechain compression tip will help tighten up the bottom of most any mix.

 Ep 16 | Creating Analog Sound in a Digital World | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:18

Have you ever wondered how to get that great analog warmth in your mix, even in a digital environment? In this episode of the show I talk about 3 ways to do exactly that. | http://homemusicstudio1.com/ferrictds/, http://homemusicstudio1.com/links/

 Ep 15 | 10 Mixing Mistakes to Avoid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:12

Wouldn't it be nice if you could simply get a list of the things "not" to do in home recording? In this episode of the Home Music Studio 1 Podcast I talk about 10 mixing mistakes to avoid. For more answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in home and project recording, visit http://homemusicstudio1.com/freegift.

 Ep 14 | Eliminating Those Digital Pops and Clicks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:07

Have you ever been frustrated by digital pops, clicks, and crackles in your audio? David talks about 3 ways to eliminate these unwanted noises.

 Ep 13 | 6 Cheap Ways to Create Expensive Sound | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:19

6 Cheap Ways to Create Expensive Sound: Do you have a limited budget for your home or project studio? Are you just getting started with a home recording and haven't yet acquired much gear? In this episode of the podcast I talk about, 6 cheap ways to create an expensive sound. These 6 things will cost nothing but time yet can help you create a truly professional project.Check out the show notes below for the links to some of the resources I share. Also please don't forget to add your comments to the section below.Addictive Drums | Addictive Keys | Sonar X2 | Reaper | Adobe Audition CS6

 Ep 12 | Home Recording Studio Software Myths | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:19

Are you using the right home recording studio software? How do you know? Might there be something you are missing out on by not having another digital audio workstation?In this Episode of the Home Music Studio 1 Podcast, I talk about 3 home recording studio software myths. We will also end this episode answering the question, how do you know if you have the right DAW?I've also included a few links below to some of the home recording studio software I mention in this episode.Please add your comments and feedback to the section below.Audacity | Reaper | Ubuntu Studio | The Toolbox page

 Ep 11 | Understanding EQ: What to Cut, Boost, and Blend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:50

In this Episode of the Home Music Studio 1 Podcast David begins to talk about EQ. What should we cut, boost, and blend?In this Episode David talks about a great free frequency analysis plug-in. You can download your copy from Blue Cat Audio here. http://www.bluecataudio.com/Products/Product_FreqAnalyst/


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