Recording audio


show more Recording audio provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training show less
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Recording audio

Producing a song that sounds good starts with recording good-sounding audio. Let's discuss how on gain structure and recording levels affect audio quality, and learn how to record audio into Ableton Live. As the signal passes through a recording system, there are multiple places to adjust the signal level. The general rule is to raise the signal level to the desired level at the beginning of the signal path and then maintain that signal to output. The first place in the signal path that the level can be adjusted is at the microphone preamp in the audio interface. The preamp is necessary because the output level of microphones is generally low.

Use the Preamp Gain knob to adjust the level as necessary. While setting levels in preparation for recording, it is best to keep your headphone or speaker monitor levels at a moderate or reasonable level. This will protect your ears and your speakers in case there is a sudden increase in the volume level. The monitor level is typically controlle...

Recording audio
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Recording audio provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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