Setting up for overdubs


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Setting up for overdubs

Regardless of who is playing and what kind of instrument they're using, it's always best if you can get them to record in the room with you. Having the musician able to hear exactly what you're hearing, as well as the immediacy of communication, will usually get a much better performance out of the player. This is easy with guitar, bass, electronic keys, and even vocals, and tougher for everything else. In this video, we'll look at setting up for overdubs, both in the control room and in the tracking room. Recording an overdub in the control room is easy as long as you take the following steps.

Make sure that the player can hear himself well and that the level is sufficient. Bring up a mix that you feel is balanced. Ask the player if he is comfortable with the balance of the mix and his overdub, then adjust as needed. Proceed recording. If an open mic is being used, like for a vocal, make sure that the mic is cardioid and the player is facing the monitor speakers for maximum reject...

Setting up for overdubs
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Setting up for overdubs provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Recording Techniques

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