Understanding the basics to recording and micing your guitar can help you develop as a musician. Gain a grasp on how to create your own personal studio
Welcome to lesson 1 of the Recording and Micing series! Here Chris provides some information essential to getting your home studio up and running.Length: 15:50 Difficulty: 2.0 FREE
Setting up your space for optimal audio recording and play back is key to creating a successful home studio. Chris explains how to create the best possible environment in this lesson.Length: 27:48 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris demonstrates how microphones work and how to choose the right microphone for a specific application.Length: 12:26 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Chris explains how to successfully record through some direct recording techniques. When done correctly, you can record a clean signal from your guitar with no microphones.Length: 8:33 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris liepe unlocks the wonders of micing an electric guitar amplifier. He explains how to find a speaker's "sweet spot" as well as the differences in tone between various common micing techniques.Length: 21:13 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Chris Liepe teams up with Jim Deeming to present proper acoustic guitar micing techniques. Chris covers both single and dual micing placements and explains why each position is effective for certain situations.Length: 20:34 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
With the help of Jim's playing, Chris has rigged up Jim's guitar three different ways and demonstrates the different qualities of sound you can get by recording with a direct line in, micing the amp, micing...Length: 6:18 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
With Jim playing 3 different sequences to overdub on top of one another, Chris will record them using 3 different micing techniques with 2 different guitars to create 1 final track.Length: 14:07 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Chris takes a step back from electric and acoustic micing to demonstrate the proper way to route your effects to achieve the best possible sound.Length: 14:20 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris uses a Pro Tools session to demonstrate not only how to create a solid lead guitar sound within your home DAW, but how the basic tools and tips that he demonstrates can be applied to any software...Length: 30:12 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Chris Liepe reveals the basics of how to properly understand and utilize EQ tools within a DAW to define and enrich your overall guitar sound.Length: 40:17 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
About Chris Liepe
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Chris Liepe was born on September 17th, 1981 in Portland OR. His first instrument was piano which he pursued until discovering his love for the electric guitar in high school. He became fans of such groups as Soundgarden, Collective Soul and U2 inspiring him to start singing, songwriting and helping others in their musical endeavors with teaching, co-writing and album production.
Having moved to Colorado with his family, he began gigging, recording and teaching in a number of music stores as well as out of his apartment until deciding to pursue music full time. He moved to Denver, CO to complete a Bachelors in Music Technology and was then hired on by Sweetwater Productions, a division of Sweetwater Sound and one of the largest, most successful recording studios in the Midwest.
Chris spent nearly 4 years at Sweetwater as a producer, recording engineer, studio musician and writer. During this time he had the privilege of working with many artists including Augustana, Landon Pigg, Jars of Clay, and Mercy Me. He also wrote for and played on numerous independent albums and hundreds of radio/TV commercials.
Wanting to get back to his favorite State in the world (Colorado) and feeling the urge to 'go freelance', Chris moved to Greeley, CO and opened his own recording and teaching studio. He continues to write and produce music for artists and agencies and is happy to be among the proud JamPlay.com instructors.
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