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Learn how to avoid latency issues.

In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, shows how to deal with the challenge of latency in an audio recording. He demonstrates a variety of options that will take you step-by-step through the process of fine-tuning your sound. Latency Control To beg…

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Watch Dark Horse Institute's reverse reverb video.

In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, shows us how to record an epic vocal track using the reverse-reverb effect in Pro Tools. Reverse-Reverb Vocal Track To begin, record your audio in Pro Tools. Then, select the vocal using universal audio EMT 14…

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Dark Horse Institute instructor Steve Lamm

In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, shows us how to achieve a vintage reverse-reverb effect. Follow these simple steps in Pro Tools to create that old-school guitar sound in no time at all. Reverse Reverb Setup To begin, open Pro Tools to use th…

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How to choose the prefect preamp.

In this video, Dave Hagen, instructor at Dark Horse Institute and senior engineer at Dark Horse Recording, invites expert gear manufacturer and audio engineer Bret Teegarden to explain comparative recording techniques using different types of preamps. Preamp Options Preamps are essential f…

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How to Book Gigs

In this video, Robin Crow, Dark Horse Institute founder and CEO, explains the difference between a legitimate record deal and a scam. Real Record Deals Pay You to Play Understanding the caveats of contract negotiations before signing with your first label is paramount to a successful music…

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Tech Tuesday— How to Get a Screaming Electric Guitar - Dark Horse Institute

In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, demonstrates how to crank up your electric guitar amp at home without disturbing the neighbors. Proper Amp and Mic Placement for an Electric Guitar To create a huge guitar sound that is relatively isolated you…

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