Posts belonging to Category Tips for Artists & Bands

To Click or Not to Click…


When you’re ready to do any serious recording, the question inevitably arises: should I, or should I NOT use a click track? If you’re new to the term, a “click track” is a track that is played in a musician’s headphones while they are recording to help them keep in time. Because the drums help to form the foundation or backbone of a rhythm track, the click track is most commonly used when recording the drums.

How to Choose a Recording Studio


Choosing a studio for your recording project is not a decision to be taken lightly. Choosing the right studio can mean the difference between a shining success and a miserable failure of a project. Following the guidelines below can help you along in this all-too-important process. (more…)

Tips to Prepare for a Recording Session

Recording in the studio should always be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. So here’s a list of tips that will help you to make the most of your recording session.

An Overview of the Recording Process


by Jon Goad

If you’ve never recorded in a professional studio before, it will be helpful to familiarize yourself with the recording process before you ever step foot in the studio. From start to finish, the process of recording a song includes several steps:

  1. Pre-production
  2. Setup
  3. Tracking
  4. Mixing
  5. Mastering