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jox51
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« on: June 24, 2005, 11:36:23 PM »

I just recorded these tunes within the last 30 minutes. Tell me what you think.

Gear used was a Larrivee LV-05MT recorded through a KEL HM-1 mic. Audio interface was a  M-Audio Mobile-Pre . And the software used to record was Audacity. Just in case yall dont hear a sound, unmute the microphone in your sound properties control panel. Thats what I had to do for some reason.

Thanks for listening

http://s42.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=2ST0FLQ7IW9OT1REN9TM95BCTM First Tune Blues

http://s38.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=3BMDIEKFTIPOW1WVHOVXQXS0MK  Tribute to the First Position
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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2005, 11:50:27 PM »

jox51,

Way to go! Thanks for taking the tie to post these. That KEL mic sounds good.
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2005, 11:52:34 PM »

Thanks I appreciate it. For some reason my bass sounds a little muddy on the first tune. I might have to get a second mic or play with mic position.


Thanks again for listening.
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2005, 12:04:40 AM »

I am listening to your file on a fairly nice studio monitor system and it doesn't sound bad at all. If you do want to change the tone I would recommend experimenting with mic positioning before you try any EQ. Eventually you will hear the "sweet" spot.

Rather than add another mic, try the following:

Copy and paste your original single track to a seperate track. Pan one track hard left, the other hard right. Now add a slight delay to one channel. This will simulate recording with two microphones spaced slightly apart from each other.

With the equipment you already have, and a good bit of experimentation, you should be able to get a pretty nice sound.

Have fun.
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2005, 11:40:38 AM »

when i clicked on your link it said file expired.
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2005, 05:45:01 PM »

I got the expired file notice plus an annoying popup! I have no idea how it got past my Firewall/AntiVirus!  :EM>



Copy and paste your original single track to a seperate track. Pan one track hard left, the other hard right. Now add a slight delay to one channel. This will simulate recording with two microphones spaced slightly apart from each other.

That's an awesome tip! I just went back into an old recording that I did in Audacity with a cheap omni-directional PC mic and the results were really surprising! I'm gonna have to remember that one!

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