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
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Chris Liepe opens up the world of home recording and micing techniques.Begin the Course
Welcome to lesson 1 of the Recording and Micing series! Here Chris provides some information essential to getting your home studio up and running.
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.
Chris demonstrates how microphones work and how to choose the right microphone for a specific application.
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.
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.
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.
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 the guitar, or by combining any one of the three options together to create a crisp and unique sound.
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.
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.
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 used.
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.
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