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4th Edition Of Recording Engineer’s Handbook Now Available

By Robert Lindquist

BOMG Publishing has announced the release of the fully updated fourth edition of Bobby Owsinski’s The Recording Engineer’s Handbook. Supplementing the treasure trove of information from previous versions of the book, this new edition adds sections on immersive audio recording, electric guitar recording tricks, and DIY microphone and mic preamp kits. The information is presented […]

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You can sound Good or you can sound Unique

By Tim Hemingway

Over the past 6 months, I have really gotten into listening to podcasts on my commute. It’s probably no surprise that my preferred podcasts are gear-centric.  I have found that there’s no better way to start or end my day than to listen to a couple of guys talk about guitars, music, and recording.

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NY Tax Credit = More Music, More Jobs

By Robert Lindquist

In New York State, the Excelsior Jobs Program was created to provide tax credits for strategic high tech, bio-tech, clean-tech and manufacturing businesses—and last year, the legislature added “music production firms” as an eligible industry. While the addition recognized the strategic importance of the music industry in creating high-quality jobs, Excelsior was not built to […]

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Tips for Recording Acoustic Guitar

By Darth Fader

Recording the acoustic guitar can be a bit difficult until you know a few tried and true techniques. Live2Play is here to help. By Darth Fader for the Live2Play Network Guitar aficionados know that the body of a guitar acts as an amplifier for the strings, and that guitar tone is affected by size, shape, […]

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Top 10 Android Apps for Musicians – Day #2

By Tim Hemingway

Day 2: Category: Recording This week, “Guitar Guy” Tim is giving Live2Play Network readers his picks for the 10 Best Android apps for musicians. If you’re just joining the series, you may want to start at the beginning by clicking here. For day 2, we’re going to continue looking at recording software for Android. Smart […]

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Top 10 Android Apps for Musicians – Day #1

By Tim Hemingway

Day 1: Category: Recording This week, “Guitar Guy” Tim is giving Live2Play Network readers his picks for the 10 Best Android apps for musicians. If you’re just joining the series, you may want to start at the beginning by clicking here. Instead of giving you a traditional “top 10” list, I’m going to be giving […]

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Recording Yourself – How To Start

By Ronny North

Being an independent recording artist, I learned early on that what works best for me is recording myself.  Like most musicians, I learned the hard way by going to recording studios to record my music only to have some engineer /producer wreck it.  Well, after a few nightmare studio sessions I decided I would do […]

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Overall, the iRig Stomp is Pretty Awesome

By Tim Hemingway

If you have read any of my other IK reviews, you may have noticed one common gripe, the inability to use IK products in a live situation. Keep in mind; this is almost always touted as a feature. Well, it looks like someone at IK has heard my rants, or more likely, the rants of […]

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Review: Soundcraft Notepad 124FX PA Mixer

By Danny Wood

If you are like me, you are likely always on the look out for things you can do to make your performances or recordings better. Sometimes that augmentation is on a grand scale (a new guitar, anyone?); but often one can make small changes that have a big impact. One of those changes just might the […]

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Recording the Electric Guitar

By Bruce Bartlett

You can record the electric guitar in many ways: With a mic in front of the guitar amp With a direct box Both miked and direct Through a signal processor or stomp box   Use whatever sounds right for the particular song you’re recording. Mike the amp when you want a rough, raw sound with […]

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