Tag: Editing

Tech Tuesday—How to Achieve True Low-Latency Performance, Part 2

Tech Tuesday—How to Achieve True Low-Latency Performance, Part 2 How to achieve true low latency performance

In part 2 of the series, Steve Lamm, Grammy winner, and instructor at Dark Horse Institute takes a closer look at how to overcome latency issues between your audio interface and recording software. He explains a variety of options that will take you step-by-step through the process of fine-tuning your sound. Latency Control As he […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Achieve True Low-Latency Performance, Part 1

Tech Tuesday—How to Achieve True Low-Latency Performance, Part 1 How to achieve true low latency performance

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 begin, latency is the time it takes for […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Get an Awesome Reverse-Reverb Sound, Part 2

Tech Tuesday—How to Get an Awesome Reverse-Reverb Sound, Part 2 How To Get An Awesome Reverb Sound

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 140 reverb to consolidate the audio section. […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Get an Awesome Reverse-Reverb Sound, Part 1

Tech Tuesday—How to Get an Awesome Reverse-Reverb Sound, Part 1 How To Get An Awesome Reverb Sound

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 the Lexicon 224 feature to […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Choose the Perfect Preamp for Your Music

Tech Tuesday—How to Choose the Perfect Preamp for Your Music How to Choose the perfect preamp for your music

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 for bringing the signal up to alter and color the essence of your recorded […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Get a Screaming Electric Guitar Sound

Tech Tuesday—How to Get a Screaming Electric Guitar Sound How to get a screaming electric guitar sound

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’ll need an amp, two microphones and a […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Master the Basics on an SSL 6000

Tech Tuesday—How to Master the Basics on an SSL 6000

In this video, senior audio engineer and instructor, Matt Sepanic, shows you the essentials of Solid State Logic (SSL) that has mixed countless Gold and Platinum number-one hits. Mastering SSL 6000 as a Beginner Watch our students learn how to operate this console with ease. Each has the opportunity to create a professional recording utilizing […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Record a Kick Drum with Extreme Clarity

Tech Tuesday—How to Record a Kick Drum with Extreme Clarity How to record a kick drum with extreme clarity

In this video, Steve Lamm, Grammy Award winner and instructor at Dark Horse Institute, explains how to capture a unique sound with your kick drum following a few simple steps. Kick-Drum Clarity To achieve the optimal sound you’ll need giant foam blocks and a mic. The foam should be nestled around your kick drum to […]

Tech Tuesday—How to Record a Full Band for the First Time

Tech Tuesday—How to Record a Full Band for the First Time How To Record a Full Band For The First Time

In this video, Dave Hagen, instructor at Dark Horse Institute and senior engineer at Dark Horse Recording, guides his students through the process of tracking, editing and mixing using Pro Tools and beyond. Recording for the First Time Feeling the pressure of producing a band initially can be an intimidating experience, but this is the […]

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