Recording An Electric Guitar Quiz

Question 1 of 20

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What does DI stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • Detective Inspector

  • Direct Input

  • Developing Instrument

Question 2 of 20

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What sort of signal does an electric guitar output?

Select one of the following:

  • Mic

  • Line

Question 3 of 20

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What sort of microphone would you use to record an electric guitar, if miking up an amp?

Select one of the following:

  • Condensor

  • Dynamic

Question 4 of 20

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What sort of connection do you use when recording DI with a guitar?

Select one of the following:

  • XLR

  • USB

  • Jack

Question 5 of 20

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Do you need to use phantom power when recording with a dynamic microphone?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 6 of 20

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When recording using the amp and microphone, do you place the microphone....

Select one of the following:

  • On axis

  • Off axis

Question 7 of 20

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What are the main benefits of recording using DI (Choose two)?

Select one or more of the following:

  • More exciting

  • Easier

  • More distortion

  • Cleaner sound

Question 8 of 20

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What are the main benefits of recording using an amp and microphone? (Choose two)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Sounds cleaner

  • Sounds more realistic

  • Sounds louder

  • More creative possibilities

Question 9 of 20

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When recording using DI, it is important to use headphones (in case of feedback)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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When recording using an amp and microphone, it is important to use headphones (in case of feedback)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 20

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If recording a song which requires a singer and a guitarist, which would you record first?

Select one of the following:

  • Singer

  • Guitarist

Question 12 of 20

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Add effects while recording to make it sound even better

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 20

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Why would you choose to record using both techniques (DI AND using a microphone with amp?) Choose two

Select one or more of the following:

  • Because it's fun

  • So you have a choice over how the final result sounds

  • If you have some time to do it, why not?

  • It gives you an opportunity to make a decision about the sound you want later on

  • The guitarist insists that you record him/her twice

Question 14 of 20

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What is overdubbing?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Recording a part over another part

  • When you work in the studio too long and get charged overtime

  • Singing or playing too loud

Question 15 of 20

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What sort of track do you record your guitar on in Cubase?

Select one or more of the following:

  • FX Track

  • Instrument track

  • Audio track

Question 16 of 20

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Do you use the metronome when recording the guitar part?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 17 of 20

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Do you need to tune the guitar before you start recording?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Yes - it will sound better as it will be in tune

  • No - we can fix it in Cubase

Question 18 of 20

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What is the best way of ensuring that a recorded 'take' is successful (Choose two answers)?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ample studio time so that the session isn't rushed

  • The song is one that you like

  • The musicians are well prepared

  • The equipment is of the highest quality

Question 19 of 20

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How do you change the level of the sound going into Cubase?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Use the master fader

  • Use the input gain

  • Use the volume level on the guitar

Question 20 of 20

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Where should you set the volume of the guitar while recording?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Low (around 2 or 3)

  • Middle (around 5 or 6)

  • Top (at 10)

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Recording An Electric Guitar Quiz

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