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ShotoCloneX
02-27-2005, 05:55 PM
Aiyo,
What do you guys use to record your songs and edit them? What equipment do you use and how much did you get it for?

SkunkIt
02-27-2005, 07:14 PM
A recording studio if it's not live.

Chainsaw
02-28-2005, 05:59 AM
a sound card, a cable and a guitar oh and nero wave editor

DaZ
02-28-2005, 10:52 AM
Check out the song Needlepoint here .... www.purevolume.com/exus we recorded this in my bedroom with Cubasis VST (stripped down version of cubase), Guitarport and various plugins, a mic. thats it.

DaZ

ShotoCloneX
02-28-2005, 06:19 PM
my brother said that i need a mic, a sound compressor and a sound board with a built in harddrive that record stereo for the best results. Is that right?

SkunkIt
02-28-2005, 06:26 PM
That really depends on what you want.

ShotoCloneX
02-28-2005, 06:46 PM
well basically, i want to record individual layers and them combine them all together so it sounds cleaner

Hysteria
03-03-2005, 09:37 AM
Aiyo,
What do you guys use to record your songs and edit them? What equipment do you use and how much did you get it for?

We use a recording studio.

DaZ
03-03-2005, 11:11 AM
Ok I thought I might be a big help and actually show you what we use, Im assuming that you already have a guitar, bass drums etc. For our digital computer studio we have.

For the main editing software we use Cubase, any variation should be good, for a while we used Cubasis VST with only cost 49 but we have recently invested in Cubase SX there are other variations tho.
http://www.music123.com/Steinberg-Cubase-SE-i131996.music

Secondly you will need something to get your instruments into the pc you can do the whole micing up thing or what we do DI. A good peice of equipment for DI is the line 6 Guitar port. It has lots of guitar sounds you can use or you can just use it as a reliable way of getting sound into the pc, we use it for Guitar Bass and vocals.
http://www.music123.com/Line-6-GuitarPort-i25250.music

Lastly there is the drums now this can be done one of 2 ways, either micing up a drum kit or programming them in using a drum machine, we do the latter for midi drums I recomment one of the packages from FXpansion, we use the VST DR-008, the results can sometimes sound fake but after some practise even some top musicans cant be sure.
http://www.fxpansion.com/

Well I hope this helps, like I say, what I have put here is not what you MUST do for a computer studio but its just how we do it, Im happy with our results so I guess its up to you to decide.

Hope I helped
www.exuspunk.tk
www.purevolume.com/exus

DaZ