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What Makes A Record? Pt 2

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During recording I’ll spendĀ  lot of time getting a drum sound, both in tuning and mic placement. However, in post production I’ve tended to use a lot of compression, gating, EQing and reverb. I have finally learned that less truly is more. Through the course of recording this album, I have ditched most EQ, all gating on the snare, and…

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A Sense of Dread and Relief

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I’ve made a beautiful and absolutely terrible discovery.   A while back when I was first fiddling with my Boss GT-8 I made sure (or at least I thought I made sure) that my preamps were set to patch and not global. For those of you that aren’t used to any of that absurd lingo I’ll try and break it…

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What Makes A Record? Pt 1

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Warning! This will be the first post of many. Over the years we’ve recorded a few demos here and there that seem to sound OK, but they’ve been nothing more than just EP’s and Demos. Sitting down to make a record truly sound like something you would pick off the shelves has presented to be a challenge especially when you’ve…

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Alex Visits

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Alex visited for a few weeks and we were able to get the majority of the bass tracks down. Right now its looking like we’ll have 12 tracks on the album, three of which have yet to be written. We did however have one jam the other night that may possibly become a song. As of late we’ve been jumping…

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Pro Tools, What are you doing?

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Recently we’ve been in a rut finding the perfect software workflow for recording our album. I’ve always questioned why there wasn’t one piece of audio recording software that did literally everything I needed. And today at 4:30 I found it, the audio recording software that only revealed itself in my dreams. I started out recording in Sony Vegas Video way…

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