Do You Need a Preamp to Record Guitar?

Do You Need a Preamp to Record Guitar?

  You may be a professional musician, or you may be just playing around with music and sounds at home. Either way, you’ve probably considered recording your music and sounds. At-home recording doesn’t have to be hard or expensive, even when it comes to recording...
Recording Distorted Guitars – A Complete Guide

Recording Distorted Guitars – A Complete Guide

  Distortion is common in many different genres of music. Especially in genres such as rock or metal where it is present on almost every track.   But recording distorted guitars in the home studio is not always straightforward. So in this ‘in-depth’...
Recording Guitar Amps At Home: Amp Type, Mic Type, Mic Position

Recording Guitar Amps At Home: Amp Type, Mic Type, Mic Position

  For me, electric guitars are still a major part of most music I write. But getting the sound of the guitar amp to translate accurately into the recording can be tricky. There are lots of factors to take into account. From the size of the amp, to whether you...
Recording Bass Guitar at Home – Using a DI or a Microphone

Recording Bass Guitar at Home – Using a DI or a Microphone

You may think that recording the bass guitar in the home studio is one of the easier recording tasks.  But there are plenty of questions it can throw at you. Can you record the bass directly into the interface? Do you need a DI box? What even is a DI box? Should you...