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Doug Lauber's Blog – January 2012 Archive (2)

Mixing and sub-mixing

Just a few thoughts on the mixing subject. I'm no expert, but after many hours of experimentation, I've come to the conclusion that it's helpful to establish sub-mixes:

drum tracks (without kick drum)

electric bass guitar

kick drum

submix of the remaining instrument tracks

optional vocal track

The creations of these submixes greatly simplifies the mixing process. It makes it much easier to produce a final stereo mix.

I often create many…


Added by Doug Lauber on January 31, 2012 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

January 21st 2012 update: recordings, effects pedals

Hi all. What's new? two new effects pedals for my guitar and bass:

BBE Sonic Stomp

BBE Opto Stomp

I will report back to you, after I do some recording with these gizmos that I must point out: manufactured in the USA. They were $100 each. I read online reviews and acquired them to possibly improve the sound/recordings of my Fender Jazz Bass. Also curious to see how they might improve my electric guitar tone.

On the recording front,…


Added by Doug Lauber on January 21, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

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