What does DI stand for?
What sort of signal does an electric guitar output?
What sort of microphone would you use to record an electric guitar, if miking up an amp?
What sort of connection do you use when recording DI with a guitar?
Do you need to use phantom power when recording with a dynamic microphone?
When recording using the amp and microphone, do you place the microphone....
What are the main benefits of recording using DI (Choose two)?
What are the main benefits of recording using an amp and microphone? (Choose two)
Sounds more realistic
More creative possibilities
When recording using DI, it is important to use headphones (in case of feedback)
When recording using an amp and microphone, it is important to use headphones (in case of feedback)
If recording a song which requires a singer and a guitarist, which would you record first?
Add effects while recording to make it sound even better
Why would you choose to record using both techniques (DI AND using a microphone with amp?) Choose two
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
What is overdubbing?
Recording a part over another part
When you work in the studio too long and get charged overtime
Singing or playing too loud
What sort of track do you record your guitar on in Cubase?
Do you use the metronome when recording the guitar part?
Do you need to tune the guitar before you start recording?
Yes - it will sound better as it will be in tune
No - we can fix it in Cubase
What is the best way of ensuring that a recorded 'take' is successful (Choose two answers)?
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
How do you change the level of the sound going into Cubase?
Use the master fader
Use the input gain
Use the volume level on the guitar
Where should you set the volume of the guitar while recording?
Low (around 2 or 3)
Middle (around 5 or 6)
Top (at 10)