Record Acoustic Drums

How To : Record acoustic instruments in GarageBand '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to record acoustic instruments in GarageBand '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes m ...more

How To : Record acoustic guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Record the acoustic guitar in mono with one mic

This instructional recording video will show you how to record the acoustic guitar in mono, using 2 different microphones in 2 different positions. It also shows you a few simple steps on how to make a stereo signal from a mono recording. Record better sound quality and learn ...more

How To : Record with electronic drums

In this drumming video series, you'll learn tips and techniques on recording with electronic drums. Our expert Steve Blank will show step-by-step, from the click track, scratch vocals, and laying down the first drum track, to building dynamics with background percussion, addin ...more

How To : Use RockBand drums in GarageBand to record beats

How to set up the RockBand drum kit for the Xbox360 to work with GarageBand. It will act as a basic Midi Controller through Musical Typing. I have used it to trigger drums kits but you could use it to trigger other things. There are 2 small pieces of software needed to make it ...more

How To : Play "Times Like These"

This video teaches you how to play "Times Like These" by the Foo Fighters. This version for acoustic guitar is a bit easier to play but will sound a bit different from the record.

How To : Make a drum loop with MIDI on Pro Tools

This video shows a quick and easy way to create a drum loop using "MIDI MERGE". A stereo instrument track with expand 2 is used here. First, select a track, expand 2, and select session drums (you can take any other track) for the patch and also create a "click track" which wi ...more

How To : Record guitar

Want to record guitar? Learn from the professionals at PreSonus while host Bill Gibson shares his techniques for recording guitar with this instructional recording video. Discover the typical mic choice for recording an acoustic guitar and how to mic the speaker with this reco ...more

How To : Route FX using StudioLive

In this video, we learn how about routing FX using the StudioLive with Brandon Hays. To recall an effect, select the effect button and then page down to gt the list of effects for A and B. Once it's been selected, hit the recall button and then find the mono delay for the voca ...more

How To : Understand 4-track reel to reel tape recorders

In these music studio recording and production videos, learn how to use a 4-track reel to reel tape recorder to capture your vocals, guitar parts, drums, record songs, or even make a demo CD. Our expert will walk you through the operation of a fairly simple reel to reel machin ...more

How To : Use advanced functions in Logic Pro 8

In this music recording software video tutorial, learn how to use one of the latest programs for bands and musicians: Apple Logic Pro. This software allows the user to record a song from beginning to end, bounce tracks, master, and do a final mix down to CD, mp3, and other des ...more

How To : Make beats using Logic Pro 8

In this music recording software video tutorial, learn how to use one of the latest programs for bands and musicians: Apple Logic Pro. This software allows the user to record a song from beginning to end, bounce tracks, master, and do a final mix down to CD, mp3, and other des ...more

How To : Mic and record a live drum kit in stereo

Capturing a live drum kit is arguably the most challenging aspect of recording a band. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in video tutorials like this one, which presents a detailed, easy-to-follow overview of the recording process. This series addresses microphone choice, pla ...more

News : Tips on recording a kick drum

There are a lot of important things to keep in mind when you’re recording a kick drum. It seems like it’d be as simple as putting a mic in front of the drum, but there is so much more! Here are some quick tips on recording and mixing a good kick drum. Microphone – a good mic ...more

How To : Record a drum set

Check out this instructional recording video that demonstrates a few basic steps you need to know to record a drum set. You will learn microphone placement and the 3 to 1 rule. Record better sound quality and learn how to properly record a drum set by following the tips outlin ...more

How To : Create an Acapella track in Audacity

OK, your recording session is done and it went great! Well, except for the guitar. And bass. And drums. Oh, the trumpet was off. Tamborine was "meh", the harmonica was off key, the wood block was off time... you get it. The music was all wrong. BUT, the vocals were great. So, ...more

How To : Play "Save Tonight" by Eagle Eye Cherry on guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Save Tonight" by Eagle Eye Cherry. If you want to learn how t ...more

How To : Play rhythm guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Use chicken pickin' on the guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play 12-bar blues on the guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Bend chords on an electric guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Buddy Guy

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Mic a guitar

Check out this instructional recording video that shows you how to mic a guitar. This installment focuses on guitar recording techniques, covering the basics of acoustic and electric guitar recording and some of the options you as an engineer have after the recording is done. ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Jimi Hendrix

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Mic a drum kit with a Shure drum microphone kit

Check out this instructional recording video that shows you how to mic a drum kit for a live performance. This uses a minimalist set up with the Shure drum microphone kit. The kit includes six mics and three clips. Record your drum kit during a live performance by learning how ...more

News : Richie Hayward Benefit in San Jose, August 13, 2010

DRUM! Magazine — the leading magazine for drummers and percussionists worldwide — has announced the biggest drumming event ever to take place in Northern California. On Friday, August 13, drummers will descend on the San Jose Repertory Theatre in the heart of Silicon Valley to ...more

How To : Play "Sparks" by Coldplay on guitar

In this guitar lesson learn how to play the song "Sparks" by groundbreaking recording artist, Coldplay. By tuning the 1st string to a D, and applying the capo on the 6th you'll be on your way to sounding like Chris Martin and the rest of gang in no time! Learn how to play "Spa ...more

How To : Humanize your drum patterns in FL Studio

You can get the best acoustic drum kit ever made and it can still sound artificial and computer-ish. Unless you watch and learn from this tutorial. Check it out and learn to humainze your drum patterns in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).

How To : Set up and treat a listening room

This 14-minute video explains the basics of room layout and acoustic treatment, and presents practical solutions to many common problems. The focus is on home theaters, but all of the information applies equally to professional recording studios and mastering rooms.

News : Lasse Gjertsen

Lasse Gjertsen is a pretty cool dude. I know he's not really playing these drums so it doesnt really count, but he comes up with some really cool beats. Its really inspiring to me just to hear a beat that he creates. He is a young man from Norway, hes great with film and editi ...more

How To : Use Drum Clean-Up to prepare your drums for mixing

Check out this instructional recording video that demonstrates how to use Drum Clean Up. Before you mix and master the drums, take some time to clean up each track. This will save you time in the end. The Drum Clean up helps you prepare your drums for mixing. Learn a few tips ...more

How To : Import a loop and record audio in Studio One

First you need to do is press the t button in your keyboard and add a new mono track. Choose mono in format and click OK. Now click on record enable icon located at the left side and then click on input 1 an choose eureka - s/pdif r. Now add tuner to the track by pressing the ...more

News : Five-Arm Turntable Has Got It on Lock

If you have a fear of needles, you may want to sit this one out. Billed as an "analog answer for the digitalized DJ," this five-arm turntable plays an ode to the lock groove. What's a lock groove? Glad you asked. Whereas normal grooves lead the stylus in toward the label of th ...more

How To : Play "From Katie's Window" by Justin Sandercoe

Looking for a new song to play on your acoustic guitar? Justin Sandercoe's instrumental ballad, "From Katie's Window," might be just the ticket. Learn how to play it in this exhaustively thorough four-part guitar lesson. The song, "From Katie's Window" is from Justin's album, ...more

How To : Play Paper Planes by M.I.A. on acoustic guitar

M.I.A. Guitar Tutorial for acoustic guitar includes the lyrics and chords for the whole song. Get this hit that featured in Slumdog Millionaire right. Standard Tuning: D I fly like paper, get high like planes A G If you catch me at the border I got visas in my name D If you ...more

How To : Make a Guinean bolong bata drum

This instructional drum video shows you how to make a Guinean bolong bata drum. The Bolong Bata comes originally from Guinea. The base is made of two half calabashes. One half is covered with goat hide, tied with rope to the bottom of the other calabash. The hole in the upper ...more

How To : Play "House of the Rising Sun" on acoustic guitar

Learning to play your favorite songs on your guitar is not only a wonderful way of passing the time–and impressing those whom you'd like to impress–, it can do wonders for your technique. In this song tutorial from Siggi Mertens' series of beginning guitar lessons, you'll lear ...more

News : Conrad Schnitzler - Conrad and Sohn

What more is there to say about the almighty Conrad Schnitzler? One of the original founders of Tangerine Dream and Kluster (later Cluster), his contributions to the world of German experimental electronic music have been enormous. With album, cassette, and cd releases miles l ...more

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