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How-to-Use-Parallel-Compression-in-Pro-Tools

In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and Dark Horse Institute instructor, Steve Lamm, shows you how to achieve superior sound affects using compressor controls in Pro Tools. This feature helps you manage the decibel level for a measured length of time. What Is Parallel Co…

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Dark-Horse-Institute-elastic-audio-with-Steve-Lamm

In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer, Steve Lamm, shows you the features of Elastic Audio in Pro Tools. This functionality conveniently enables correction of audio issues that may arise from various instruments on mono tracks—such as keyboards, electric guitars, bass guit…

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how-to-mic-an-acoustic-guitar

In this video, Grammy award-winning recording engineer, Steve Lamm will show you the best way to place a mic on an acoustic guitar. To begin, it’s important to understand that the acoustic guitar is designed to amplify sound through the hollow core in the front, whenever the instrument is…

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Learning the correct placement of two microphones on a guitar amplifier is easier than you think. In this video, Grammy award-winning recording engineer, Steve Lamm, will show you some simple tricks to experiment with for optimal results. Why Two Mics on a Guitar Amplifier? To begin, you m…

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All of you home studio owners ask us about how to get great guitar amp recording with the least amount of mics possible–and we understand, you may have a limited mic collection or inputs on your interface. Have no fear, you can get a great guitar amp recording just using one SM57. Grammy…

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Hey all, we get a lot of questions on this topic so we thought we’d have a Grammy award winning recording engineer explain how it’s done. Actually, re-amping a guitar sounds more complicated than it is. It’s a fairly simple process of recording a guitar part clean in to a DAW, routing it t…

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