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  • Welcome to our blog page.  Our blog page contains posts that help you with every aspect of your recording.  It helps you if you are recording at home or are a professional recording engineer.  Please check back as we update this blog page often.  Hopefully, our blog page can help you in gaining tips and tricks to help you with your recordings.

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  • Click Track | How To Prepare For A Recording Session | Studio 101

    Click Track | How to prepare for a recording session. Are you going into a recording studio or need help at home? A click track is your solution. Most musicians that are entering a recording studio request not to have a click track, however, still want their song edited. These do not go together. The problem is simple. No lines on a graph paper. Take yourself back to middle school math. The teacher asks you to plot the coordinates (5,12). Easy, count over on the X-axis 5 graph lines and up the Y-axis 12 graph lines. Now do the same thing with no lines on the graph paper. That task is ...

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    How To Record Acoustic Guitar (Acoustic Guitar Mic Placement)

    How To Record Acoustic Guitar? If you are not going direct, it is all about mic placement. Place the microphone too close to the sound hole, and you will get more body because of proximity effect. Set the mic closer to the neck, and you will get more sparkle. You will get more direct acoustic guitar sound and less room the closer the microphone gets to the acoustic. You will get more room sound the farther away. What do you do? How To Record Acoustic Guitar? In comes the Dynamount X1-R. It will allow you to move the microphone along the sound source in real time while you are in the sweet spot...

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    Dynamount Acoustic Guitar

           https://youtu.be/IDeOKPlEwDsDynamount Acoustic Guitar: The DynaMount remote microphone positioner is an excellent tool for recording acoustic guitar at home. It is made to move the microphone along the sound source. It also lets you get the perfect take. We will do this in our most cost-effective studio to show a small at home recording studio like room. We will use our inexpensive Studio C so you can see that it is a typical home recording set-up and not a three-figure room. The DynaMount X1-R will hold the Edge microphone from Antelope Audio. The interface ...

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    Analog-Digital Hybrid Recording

    What exactly is analog-digital hybrid recording?  The Analog-digital hybrid recording is a way in which a recording studio can utilize the best of both analog and digital to record music.  In this blog, we will show you how Starsound Studios uses the technique of analog-digital hybrid recording to provide a “sound.”  Our routing in the studio is as follows. First, the microphones on each object enter the Audient analog preamps.  Secondly, the signal comes out of the preamp into two separate dBX analog 500 modules that are a compressor and equalizer. ...

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    Guitar | Tone How To | Home Recording | DynaMount

    The DynaMount Remote Microphone Positioner is an excellent tool for recording guitar tone at a home recording studio. Everyone is chasing guitar tone. So why not use a tool that will allow you to dial in the exact guitar tone you want while recording at home? The DynaMount is a robotic microphone system that you can control via WiFi with an iPad, phone, or CPU. The concept is straightforward. A human cannot remember what something sounds like for more than a few seconds. When walking back and forth from your amp to a typical mixing set-up takes longer than your aural memory. So how can ...

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    Dynamount Remote Microphone Mount

    The Dynamount remote microphone mount is the perfect solution for dialing in a great sound. For this blog, we will focus in on dialing a guitar sound. However, you can use the Dynamount remote microphone mount for many other recording situations in the studio. So, how can the Dynamount remote microphone mount help you achieve a guitar sound? First, you must get the guitar sound you desire by manipulation the guitar head’s parameters to sound how you want it to in the room. We do this with the amp at a very high volume. The tubes warm and drive the cabinet. Secondly,...

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    Recording Studio Cleveland

    Check out the videos of our recording studio Cleveland Ohio at Starsound Studios. Studio A offers an analog/digital hybrid way of recording. It uses 4 Audient mic preamps. The preamps signal is then going through our DBX compressor and EQ before it goes into Pro-Tools. Once it records into Pro-Tools, the analog part does not end there. A single channel is then going to an analog 500 module. We are making several videos of to show this. Recording Studio A at Starsound Studios Cleveland is set up to use both analog and digital abilities. The videos will show how ...

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    Recording Studio Tour Starsound Studios Cleveland Ohio

    Hi everybody, welcome to Starsound Studios. Come on in! KITCHEN After walking in the front door, you enter our kitchen. We have the usual for our clients. We have a small refrigerator and have a cold and hot water dispenser. Also, we have a microwave. During a session, we can sit around the table and have a meal. Let's continue the tour. GREEN SCREEN The first studio room you enter is our Green Screen Studio. We offer both video and photography for album covers and flyers. It is also great for promotional material. Furthermore, we can expand the room further by pulling the curtains in Studio ...

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    Recording Studio C

    Our Recording Studio C has all the tools you will need to make radio-ready R and B songs or rap beats. It features an all software based studio with ProTools 12.8. It also has Izotope software including their creative-bundle - (Neutron Advanced, Ozone 7 Advanced, Vocal Synth, Nectar 2, Trash 2, Insight and RX plugins). The Recording Studio C also has EZ Drummer and EZ Keys as well as a keyboard controller. The studio creates an environment for you to come in and build a great song. Did we mention the sub? It is the matching sub to the Event 20/20 P speakers. This room gives you ...

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    Recording Studio B

    Recording Studio B has several differences from our flagship Control Room A. That being said; it lacks nothing in quality. Both have Pro-Tools 12.8. Recording Studio B has Pro-Tools 12 instead of Pro-Tools 12 High-Definition HDX. The room utilizes electronics rather than live instruments to record. The room incorporates the Eleven Rack guitar processors instead of guitar amplifiers. Also, it provides an electronic drum set. A Sans Amp RBI processor rather than a bass amplifier is also available. It has a smaller control room and "play" room than Control Room A. The playroom does not ...

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    Recording Vocals

    Recording vocals are our specialty at Starsound Studios. Any vocal recording must have great care taken in the choice of microphones and pre-amps. Capturing the right sound is paramount. Recording vocals is a very intimate situation. We take pride in providing a vocal artist the best listening environment, a comfortable vibe, and a spacious booth with all the accessories needed. There are three critical factors to consider when recording vocals.  First is the microphone.  At Starsound Studios we have the Neumann TLM-49.  Its design is specifically for recording ...

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    Video Walkthrough

    Take our video walkthrough tour. Hopefully, this will answer most of your questions before deciding on which studio to choose. We feel you will select Starsound Studios every time. During the walkthrough video, you will see all three of our recording studios. Each of them has their unique features. On the video walkthrough of Studio C, you will notice a sleek environment made for beat production and song development. Studio C is our most economical studio. It will meet any recording budget. It is for solo artists to create their electronic music from scratch to completion. Or you can create ...

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    Videos Of A Recording Studio Cleveland Ohio

    Check out our Videos Of A Recording Studio.  We are filming and writing about our recording studio in Cleveland Ohio.  We are giving out information about our studio.  Today we are showing you the way we monitor sound in our live room.   There is no great recording without a good monitoring rig.  Most studios send a signal to the artist's headphones for them to share.  We know that each hears differently.  So one or two sends do not cut it in our eyes.  So we have a separate monitor rig from our recording rig.  Our...

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    Recording Studio Ohio

    Recording Studio Ohio.  Starsound studios in Cleveland Ohio specializes in recording guitars.  We have a way of getting that perfect guitar sound.  We record two microphones off of the cabinet plus a direct channel right from the guitar.  This way we can manipulate that direct signal through re-amping, amp modeling, or add live or modeled pedals to the signal.  The three guitar signals recording at the same time makes us a top recording studio Ohio choice. One of the microphones on the cabinet uses the Dynamount.  It is a moving platform for a mic.  The ...

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    Video Of A Recording Studio Ohio

    Video Of A Recording Studio Ohio.  Our Control Room A is a professional listening environment. It has the proper corrective acoustic treatment. Treatment in control room A ensures the best listening environment possible. The key is to analyze the situation. It will determine where to put acoustic treatment. Repeat the acoustic measurement to see how the room changed. It makes sure that the place performs as it should. Control Room A passed with flying colors and did better than the expert ever expected. The room now enables our equipment to sound its best. The treatment is the ...

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    Recording Studio Cleveland Ohio

    Starsound Studios is the best recording studio Cleveland Ohio. There are several factors in choosing a recording studio.  We will show you five reasons to choose Starsound Studios. First, is setting proper levels. The second reason is capturing the sound in the room and it translating through the monitors in the control room.  The fourth is the next reason is artist comfort. The last goal is to have fun darn it! Starsound Studios is the best recording studio Cleveland Ohio because we understand how to set level. We receive so many songs to mix where the tracks clip the first ...

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    Recording Audio In Cleveland Ohio

    Recording audio in Cleveland Ohio at Starsound Studios is the best choice. Microphones. Which one do you choose to record your next project? Which is the best? How do you get that sound? We are here to help you with these answers and much more. Starsound Studios is the best recording studio in Cleveland Ohio because we know how to achieve that sound using the microphone’s polar pattern to our advantage. When getting drums to sound good there is a lot of bleed between microphones.  One way to combat this is by using the microphone's polar pattern to your advantage. Take your snare ...

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    Mixing Audio In Cleveland Ohio

    Mixing audio in Cleveland Ohio at Starsound Studios. Set your mixing and mastering chain up before making any mixing moves. You must make your choices based upon the final workflow chain. A common mistake is to mix your song and then put a limiter on at the end and raise the level. The problem with this method is your mix balance was not based upon that limiter being there in the first place. Starsound Studios offers mixing audio in Cleveland Ohio. We can mix tracks from local bands or remotely. Send your consolidated WAV files to us, and we will mix and master your song and send you back...

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    Buy Beats In Cleveland Ohio

    Buy Beats in Cleveland Ohio at Starsound Studios the best recording studio in Cleveland. Starsound Studios motto is best practices. We always have our clients interests in mind, not our wallets and we will never compromise that principle.  We offer beat production services to everyone online. Get that Akai MPC pro sound that you hear all over the radio. Buy our exclusive beats for an affordable price. We know that selling non-exclusive beats will make more money. We also understand that selling MP-3's will allow for more customers for every song. But it is wrong. You should...

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    Karaoke Vocals Recorded Professionally In Cleveland Ohio

    Karaoke Vocals Professionally Recorded In Cleveland Ohio. It is a device that plays instrumental accompaniments for your favorite songs. The user sings along with their favorite song. The result is a combination of the two that records the user's singing with the music from the karaoke machine. It is also a form of entertainment involving the use of such a device in a club. Get your Karaoke Vocals Professionally Recorded In Cleveland Ohio at Starsound Studios. At Starsound Studios we have a huge library with every karaoke song to date. Just like your favorite karaoke bar, choose your songs and...

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    Green Screen Studio In Cleveland Ohio

    Starsound Studios Green Screen Studio In Cleveland Ohio Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio We use our green screen studio in Cleveland Ohio as a backdrop for chroma key video and photos. It is a process that changes a solid-color background from behind the people with a different background. When you watch the TV weather person standing in front of a map you see green screen studio video. When you watch your favorite superhero climb a building, you also see green screen work. Our Green Screen Studio in Cleveland Ohio is a place where you can get photos as a solo artist. A band or business...

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    Audio Mastering In Ohio

    Starsound Studios Audio Mastering In Ohio Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio Audio Mastering In Ohio starts with the tracks captured the correct way in the recording process as well as a final mix with headroom to grow. Come to Starsound Studios which is the Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio and see the difference we can make. We have an analog-digital hybrid system also. It allows us to use the best of both analog and digital gear for audio mastering in Ohio. Starsound Studios uses Rupert Neve 500 modules to start the final master. The analog modules are the first in the line of ...

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    Audio Recording In Ohio

    Audio Recording In Ohio Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio Audio Recording In Ohio starts with the tracks captured the correct way. Here is where there should be no compromise. There is no such thing as fixing it in the mix. All you can do is make what you recorded less bad. Come to Starsound Studios which is the Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio and see the difference we can make. Starsound Studios has dynamounts. They are movable microphone platforms. We use them to dial in a guitar sound while never leaving the control room. Imagine, move a microphone across a guitar cabinet ...

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    Audio Mixing In Ohio

    Audio Mixing In Ohio Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio - Starsound Studios Audio Mixing In Ohio starts with the tracks captured the correct way in the recording process. There is no such thing as fixing it in the mix. All you can do is make it less bad. Come to Starsound Studios which is the Best Recording Studio in Cleveland Ohio and see the difference we can make. Starsound Studios make sure to meet your expectations and mix to industry standard levels. We have an analog-digital hybrid system. It allows us to have the best of both analog and digital equipment. In the heated debate ...

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    Analog vs Digital Recording

    Few topics create as much debate as the talk of analog vs digital recording. Without digital technology, the world is a very different place.  We wouldn’t have a computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. Even the music you record wouldn’t sound the same.  The music you love to listen to is different as well. A studio makes an analog recording when a physical recording medium changes by air pressure.  The air pressure changes by the original source of the sound. This change at the sound source creates air waves which cause a ...

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    Choosing a Cleveland Recording Studio

      First, Starsound Studios is a Cleveland recording studio that provides recording.  Secondly, it provides mixing and mastering. Lastly, it has graphic and web design services.  It is all under one roof. The fact that everything is under one roof is important.  It takes more than creativity and musical talent to make a hit record. Working with several businesses to finish your project is expensive.  It can hurt the whole process and your work may suffer. Working with the same Cleveland recording studio from start to finish helps make sure ...

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    Auto-Tune & Justin Bieber

    Kanye West and Britney Spears may need Auto-Tune to perfect their sound tracks, but Justin Bieber says that his producers do not use it to make his vocal recordings. When asked about his use of this helpful computer program, Justin said that he used another program instead like 99% of the artists making music. Major players in the music industry know about the available programs, but most ordinary music lovers have no idea what he was talking about. Is Justin right about the other artists in the music industry? The answers to these questions will fascinate music lovers around the world. ...

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    Five Ways to Promote Your Rock Band

    When you are in a rock band, you develop bonds with your bandmates that can last a lifetime. One of the reasons why your band came together was that you had the same goals.  You all wanted to play the same kind of music. Also, you all have a common interest in musical experimentation. Plus, you all want the group to succeed. In order for your band to succeed, everyone needs to get involved in promotion. It is also helpful to get friends, family members and fans of the band involved as well. The more you can promote, the better your chances are of drawing a large audience. Here are five ...

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