For the final mixdown of the song, I used my digital Tascam DP32SD, it was an obvious choice to get the best sound possible. — Mike
Category: 4 Track Challenge
Spring 4 Track Challenge! It’s SUMMER! New Song Released!
Well, the day is here! The spring 4 track challenge is over! Did you finish your song? Here’s a list of locations you can listen to my song! CDBaby Amazon (US) Spotify Google Play SoundCloud I made a thank you video as well! –> Mike
Spring 4 Track Challenge! Doubling vocals!
This is the week! Have you finished and released your song? I have and it’ll be available worldwide on Thursday! Can’t wait to send it around! Today’s video is about doubling vocals. I had someone ask about it so I did a video about it: –> Mike
Spring 4 Track Challenge – Backing Vocals
Today’s video is about how I did the backing vocals on the 4 track. It’s always tough because you need to think ahead on how everything is going to come together…
Spring 4 Track Challenge: Guitars
Last Monday was a holiday and Canada and I forgot to create a post before the weekend! Here is the one that I missed: Recording acoustic guitar: Recording and re-amping electric guitar: Hope you enjoy them! It’s coming close to the end of this musical journey! Hope it is working out for you! Can’t wait… Continue reading Spring 4 Track Challenge: Guitars
Spring 4-track Challenge: Drum Tracks completed!
I finished recording the drum tracks! Here’s how I did it! Hope all is going well for your 4-track recording! Love to hear it! –> Mike
Spring 4-Track Challenge: Getting my 4-Track ready to record
Since I started recording on my 4-Track back in 1993, I’ve always followed a strict way to record to keep the sound as fresh and clear as possible. 1. I demagnetize the heads. My father bought a demagnetizer in the mid-80s and since he stopped using it at this point, I started using it whenever… Continue reading Spring 4-Track Challenge: Getting my 4-Track ready to record
A deeper understanding of using effects on various systems.
I’ve been reading a lot of questions about using effects on different systems and decided I wanted to help out where I could. I made the following video showing how to set up effects on various devices from amplifiers and mixers to using them while recording. — Mike
Spring 4 Track Challenge, working on the drums (vlog)
This week I was working on the drums for my song. I’m not the greatest drummer, I have been taking lessons for 2 years, but I really haven’t applied them to anything except what I’ve been working on so my scope is limited at the moment. Trying to work on getting that better! –> Mike
Spring 4-track Challenge: Working on my scratch track Vlog
As you know, I’m part of a 4-track recording challenge, write a song and record it with your 4-track. I’m currently working on the scratch track and I wanted to shared my progress with you all: –> Mike