Articles for tag: Album Art, Digital Recording

Karla News

Non-Technical Reasons to Buy Vinyl Records

A lot of people ask me why I buy vinyl for listening to music (not scratching or sampling) as opposed to CD’s or digital. To many, the obvious answer would be sound quality. A well-maintained turntable and needle with a good speaker system playing an analog recording should have better quality than a CD player ...

Karla News

How to Record a Pandora Radio Station for Offline Listening

Pandoar Radio has revolutionized radio for many people. An online ‘radio’ station, Pandora is the by product of years of research by many people on the listening habits of individuals. Run by the Music Genome Project, Pandora radio is free for anyone and allows listeners to make custom ‘stations’ for music of their choice. What ...

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The Novice’s Opinion of the Triton KORG Keyboard

One of the perks of being a moderately respected underground artist in the city of Atlanta, is the experience of networking with other aspiring artists. In doing so, the occasional barters are made. Sometimes such barters yield the use of studios, instruments, or other goodies. In my case, I have been lent the technological services ...

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Boss DR 670 Dr. Rhythm – Product Review

I live in a family of musicians. My dad plays keyboard and guitar. My brothers both play guitar and bass. I also play the guitar and bass. Unfortunately for us, we have never been able to jam because we have no drummer in the family. It is pretty sad that so many musicians with so ...

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How to Record Telephone Conversations to PC Using a Telephone Pickup

Between voice mail & answering machines, we have options to archive telephone conversations for business or personal reasons. That’s fine for messages on the fly or voice conversations we may need only for a limited period of time. For more sophisticated purposes and needs in recording and saving a telephone conversation, you’ll need additional equipment. ...

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‘Destination Truth’ and ‘Ghost Hunters’ Have Much in Common

At first glance “Destination Truth” and “Ghost Hunters” appear to be very different types of television shows. Since one deals with learning the truth about legends and folklore and the other deals with a hunt for the paranormal, even the basic premise of each show seems mutually exclusive. However, the shows have a bit more ...

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How to Press CDs and Market Your Own Music – a Primer

In this day and age, you don’t have to be huge and famous or have a record deal to get your music out to the masses. Far from it actually….with an investment of well under $1000 you can be off and running with your own CDs, downloads, promotion etc. The Internet, just as it has ...

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The Perfect Mixx- How to Get Crystal Clear Vocals

Do your words sound muffled or smothered when you listen back to your recordings? This is a common problem when it comes to recording digital audio. The key word of digital audio is “digital.” Digital is supposed to stand for crystal clear sound although many people may say that an analog setup sounds better. Here ...

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Seriously, Lay Off Bob Dylan’s Voice

My mother is an interesting study of musical taste. She’s of the baby boomer generation. Born in 1955, she wasn’t quite old enough to partake in the counter-culture (not that her super-Conservative roots would open her up to that anyway), but she certainly was part of a generation that by and large put rock and ...