Keeping Track

Tips for Recording Vocals and Acoustic Guitar at the Same Time


Whether you’re recording a quick demo of an original song or an intimate ballad with a singer-songwriter in the studio, knowing how to record vocals and acoustic guitar at the same time is a crucial skill for any engineer. With so many different techniques available, it’s tough to know which approach will sound best for your...


Tips For Programming Realistic-Sounding MIDI Drums


I’m just going to come right out and say it; MIDI drums are awesome.  No, they’re not “ruining music,” or “killing the recording industry.” They’re just making it easier for songwriters and producers to quickly create professional-sounding drum tracks without spending a fortune on a session musician and a world-class studio.  However, MIDI drums sometimes...


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