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Recording Tips

Let's Jump into the Fire: Recording Cottage City Firehouse

May 20, 2009
Rich Eckhard shares studio tips from the recording of his latest album
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The Truth About Compressors and Limiters

April 21, 2009
The basics on how compressors and limiters work, and how to incorporate them in your music.
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Sounding Analog in a Digital World

April 21, 2009
A look at how to maintain that analog recording sound when recording through digital software
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Legends & Lyrics

April 21, 2009
Working with legendary songwriter, Lamont Dozier and Justin Hayward
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Assume the Position

March 17, 2009
A look at optimal mic placement for recording amps
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18 Cab Mics You Should Meet

February 16, 2009
From $99 to $4000, we look at 18 tools for micing your cab.
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Quiet Please! Attenuators and Their Many Uses

February 16, 2009
A look at how attenuators can play a major role in your rig.
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Ribbon Microphones 101

February 16, 2009
The history, usage and appeal of ribbon mics
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5 Studio Setups You Should Know About

February 16, 2009
A look into five different studio setups that might change the way you think about recording.
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Neal Schon Has His I on U

February 16, 2009
Neal Schon talks bout recording his latest, I on U.
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Martin Winch: State of “Kashmir”

January 15, 2009
New Zealand''s Martin Winch talks about recording his acoustic version of Led Zeppelin''s Kashmir
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You Write, I Respond: Readers' Thoughts

January 15, 2009
A look at where bass players stand on vintage instruments
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The Little Things

January 15, 2009
Don''t forget the details when putting together and taking care of your gear
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Going Stereo

December 16, 2008
A stereo live setup can make mix concerns a thing of the past
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Robin Trower - Seven Moons Tone

December 16, 2008
Robin Trower talks about his recording techniques on his latest, Seven Moons
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Optimal Low-End Mixing

December 16, 2008
How to tweak the EQ to make the most of your recordings.
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George Lynch - Tracking at the Integratron

September 15, 2008
Welcome to another segment of "PG Experience - George Lynch." In this clip George is tracking at the Integratron - a unique, alien-inspired, dome-shaped building in the CA desert. This version of this video clip features George's guitar only (with no full band backing tracks), recorded with 3 room mics and a mic'd cab. Check back later for a version of this video mixed down with full backing tracks!
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Amp Miking Tips & Techniques

June 4, 2008
Sweetwater Productions Chief Engineer Chet Chambers shares some tips and techniques for getting the best sound out of your amplifier when you're getting ready to record.

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