Mailbag time! One of our readers writes: I am into urban/dance music. This relies on an artist as well as a producer. I’m a producer. Here is what I am willing to offer the artist: -I am willing to allow unlimited free studio time as it’s in my basement. It’s not a bad setup either […]
With all the internet radio and YouTube stuff happening this week, this news nugget nearly slipped by me: The EFF managed to get a patent revoked that prevented many artists and clubs from offering quick-turnaround CD recordings of live performances. A Clear Channel subsidiary had patented the idea to make quickly-burned CDs of live performances […]
Over the last few years, I’ve been talking to clients and members about how to get a core group of your fans to fund your recording sessions by selling pre-order copies and letting folks purchase “executive producer” credits on discs. We’ve even had folks use neat little PayPal donation meters to track their progress. Today, […]
My girlfriend found these two DIY recording links on O’Reilly’s MAKE weblog: How to make your own sound dampeners. How to make your own microphone pop screen. Lots of other good links in MAKE’s music category archives.
Although it’s not quite to version 1.0 yet, Reaper looks like it’s going to be killer recording shareware. Windows-only, but lots of the same features you’d expect from a pricier recording suite. I particularly like the VST/DXi support since there’s a ton of great free audio plug-ins floating around out there. (Via Brad.)