Have you always wanted to record you own songs? Do you want to record a cover song from your favorite artist? Well this might be the time for you to take your song from the guitar onto the recording tracks and bring it to life so you can share your creativity with the world.
Recording songs is a beautiful and inspiring part of being a musician. There is so much to learn from it and it’s such an enjoyable and fulfilling process. You are now able to sit in the producer’s chair and share your music with just one click away. How great is that?
Do you first need help writing a song check out Why and How to Write Songs on Guitar – Complete Guide!
Before you start recording your song make sure you can play (and sing) your song from start to finish. Practice your song as much as you can, so you are ready when you hit that record button.
It’s not necessary to have every detail of the song figured out yet, but the more prepared you are, the easier the recording process will be.
You can also practice your song with a metronome beforehand so when it’s time to record you are used to the feel of a click track (more on that later). A good practice of the song also makes the edit process much easier.
To record your song you need to have a couple of things:
- A fast computer/laptop
- Audio interface
- Studio monitors
Microphones can range from $100 dollars to thousands of dollars, but with today’s budget microphones you can get really good high quality recordings.Continue Reading