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I'm looking for scholarly research and writing on the topic of experience mediated through recording devices, with an emphasis on cell-phone still/video cameras, point-and-shoots, etc -- casual, frequent media gathering activities performed by nonprofessionals in support of blogging and other personal storytelling. [more inside]
posted by Alterscape on Mar 26, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me Pick a New Guitar Amp!

Help me pick a new guitar amp. Specifically for recording. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Mar 23, 2007 - 13 answers

Recording continuous audio

Is there any sound recording program for Windows that is designed to record continuously, such as for archiving police radio? [more inside]
posted by chef_boyardee on Mar 19, 2007 - 5 answers

Recommendations for a multi-track recorder?

Recommendations for a digital multitrack recorder? [more inside]
posted by anticlock on Mar 14, 2007 - 11 answers

How to audio record a meeting with 20 people in it.

Best setup for audio recording meetings with 20 people in them? [more inside]
posted by davidvan on Mar 13, 2007 - 6 answers

problem with recording electric guitar

I'm now using a laptop to record and all is well except for electric guitar. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Mar 8, 2007 - 24 answers

Major laymen meet major label

Reasons for/against entering in to negotiations with a major label? Stories of effective and ineffective independent representation/promotion/publishing? Things to keep in mind during negotiations? [more inside]
posted by Slam I Am on Mar 6, 2007 - 33 answers

for folks sake

How do I make new folk music? [more inside]
posted by brautigan on Mar 5, 2007 - 12 answers

Not available in stores...or anywhere else

Is there an official or unofficial listing of "unreleased" albums by prominent artists and whether or not the artists have made them available online? [more inside]
posted by hwestiii on Mar 3, 2007 - 5 answers

How do I burn music onto a 90-minute CD?

How do I burn music onto a 90-minute CD? [more inside]
posted by sixpack on Feb 19, 2007 - 4 answers

Can I get away with recording a band in an abandoned building in SF?

San Franciscans! How safe/legal/easy would it be to record a band in an abandoned building in your city? [more inside]
posted by Bappy Lorenzo on Feb 13, 2007 - 6 answers

Mix board selection

I am recording drums into a sound card that allows for eight inputs. What I am searching for is a mixboard that will allow me to do a direct line out from each channel. The main constraint being that it needs at least 8 xlr inputs and an output for each so I can keep each part of the kit on seperate tracks. Finally, it would hopefully be under $500 to acquire this 'magical' mixer. So can anyone make some recommendations?
posted by occidental on Feb 12, 2007 - 8 answers

recording a phone interview

How should I record a phone interview? [more inside]
posted by joshuak on Feb 12, 2007 - 14 answers

A portable option for transferring files from an audio recorder

I have an Olympus WS-100 Digital Recorder. I am looking for an alternative to lugging around a laptop just to transfer files off the recorder in order to make space for new recordings. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by doctorcurly on Feb 12, 2007 - 5 answers

How to record a sing-along choir track without a pile of headphones?

Lo-fi group recording: how can I record a 6-8 person sing-along choir cleanly if I don't already own a bunch of headphones and splitters? [more inside]
posted by cortex on Feb 7, 2007 - 18 answers

I Have the Audacity

I'd like your tips on recording acoustic music with Audacity. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Feb 6, 2007 - 25 answers

Is there a mac solution to discover if our dog barks during the day?

Help me record my dog whining during the day with a mac book pro. [more inside]
posted by tonylord on Feb 1, 2007 - 6 answers

Describe in single words only the good things that come into your mind about... your musical equipment.

Short version: What cool musical equipment can I get for $200? [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Jan 29, 2007 - 30 answers

Choosing a multitrack recorder

I'm looking for recommendations for a good cheap multitrack recorder. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Jan 22, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me find recording software.

Help me find recording software. [more inside]
posted by anticlock on Jan 13, 2007 - 11 answers

Cables cables everywhere, and not a stereo 1/4" to dual mono 1/8" to be found

Solutions for organizing lots of different kinds of cables (xlr, 1/8 in, 1/4 in, rca, usb, firewire, ac) for easy access where space is at a severe premium?
posted by Eothele on Jan 6, 2007 - 14 answers

I want to datarock

[BedroomRockStarFilter] How do I start making music on my PC? [more inside]
posted by unmusic on Dec 22, 2006 - 20 answers

Is there an audio PVR for PC?

What would be a good software audio PVR to record an internet stream or line-in on a PC? [more inside]
posted by phirleh on Dec 1, 2006 - 6 answers

Saving streaming video on a Mac

How can I record video streams from RealPlayer and Quicktime on a Mac? [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Nov 21, 2006 - 5 answers

i-river for digital recording

I have an i-pod, but want a digital recorder so am thinking of an i-river. from what i know, there are many different levels of mic quality in them. does anyone know the detail? i am staying in japan so the models are a little different, and the info isnt easy to come by. remember, i only really want it for recording. thanks...
posted by edtut on Nov 20, 2006 - 9 answers

Best way to record sound on a handheld device.

What is the best way to record sound with with a portable, hand-held device in regards to sound quality and ease of use? Suggestions for equipment and technique please. [more inside]
posted by lrobertjones on Nov 12, 2006 - 10 answers

New York, London, Paris, Somerville, Everybody's talking about ... crap-fi basement pop.

Recommend a recording studio in Metro Boston for doing reasonably-priced mixdowns from miscellaneous sources (ADAT, 4-track, DAT, hard disk, etc.). [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Nov 7, 2006 - 0 answers

I'm building a project studio.

Does anyone know of any interior designers or contractors in the London metropolitan area that specialize in sound installations, recording studios, or accoustic treatment?
posted by Human Flesh on Nov 7, 2006 - 1 answer

How do I record a video conference?

My brother and I have an idea for a comedy piece that plays out over a video conference. How can we record both sides of our conference so we can later edit it together into a final product? [more inside]
posted by TonyRobots on Oct 24, 2006 - 4 answers

Sound Output problem with Alesis MultiMix 8

I bought an Alesis MultiMix 8 the other day, which is an 8 input firewire interface. It works OK but the main problem I have is that the stereo out (from the computer to the mixer) cuts out very frequently. [more inside]
posted by RustyBrooks on Oct 11, 2006 - 7 answers

Computer-based media clipping service?

How easy would it be to set up some PCs to record the local news on several channels for purposes of offering a media clipping service? [more inside]
posted by pzarquon on Oct 7, 2006 - 9 answers

Garage Studio or Pro Studio?

Garage Studio or Pro Studio? [more inside]
posted by InfidelZombie on Oct 2, 2006 - 9 answers

Sound editing: Getting rid of regular clicks?

How do I get rid of these tiny clicks in the left channel of this audio file, every 10 seconds? [more inside]
posted by anonymoose on Sep 24, 2006 - 8 answers

Recording from a keyboard

What is the best way for a non-techy, older guy to record from a keyboard, either using a MP3 player/recorder, or very simple PC program? [more inside]
posted by bluefin on Sep 19, 2006 - 9 answers

Recording audio from Windows mixed output

How do I set my (Windows XP) PC to record audio using the mixed output as the recording source? I built my own machine with an M-Audio Revolution 5.1 and can't figure out how to do this. [more inside]
posted by rxrfrx on Sep 16, 2006 - 4 answers

How to record a radio program with a MacBook Pro?

How do I record a radio program from my tuner to an audio file on my MacBook Pro? (Free copy of Wagner's Ring Cycle to anyone who can help me.) [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Sep 10, 2006 - 12 answers

Looking for cheap shure sm-57s

Someone mentioned offhand, several months ago, that he knew of a deal to pick up a package of 2 Shure SM-57s for $50 or something like that, some amazing deal, from a catalog. I've searched high and low and I've still never seen anything like that, about the best I can find is $85 per mic. Am I misremembering? Does anyone know of a deal like this?
posted by RustyBrooks on Sep 4, 2006 - 7 answers

Looking for plans for building a studio echo chamber

I am looking for instructions on how to build an echo chamber for a recording studio. Does anybody have any resources? I am specifically trying to emulate the one used in the MoTown Recordings.. [more inside]
posted by lukeomalley on Aug 20, 2006 - 25 answers

How can I record speech in stereo?

Oh, how I wish I could record in stereo, but as things stand, it's looking like it's going to have to be a mono-podcast. Help me get into both channels. [more inside]
posted by featherboa on Aug 4, 2006 - 13 answers

Some questions about audio recording

Another audio recording question, this time regarding some technical aspects of Guitar Rig [more inside]
posted by RustyBrooks on Aug 1, 2006 - 5 answers

How to get my Electribe to sound good?

HelpMyMusicSoundBetterFilter: EQing on an Electribe? [more inside]
posted by clcapps on Jul 21, 2006 - 5 answers

Some guitar micing/recording questions

Metafilter music has re-invigorated me to get some stuff recorded (thanks matt!) and I am going to need some help. Mostly I have questions about getting ideal guitar sounds recorded. [more inside]
posted by RustyBrooks on Jul 14, 2006 - 14 answers

Recommend a good microphone for recording voice on a PC

I need to record a significant amount of voice using my PC at home. I've picked up a couple of consumer-level, $20-$40 computer microphones (tried two different cheapie Logitech models) but haven't been overly impressed. Recommend something better? Assume I know virtually nothing about microphones or associated mic lingo, and that this mic would be used exclusively for single-person voice recording (no interview situations, and no musical instruments, etc.) [more inside]
posted by wubbie on Jul 11, 2006 - 20 answers

Any suggestions on cheap equipment to record 8 tracks to a laptop?

Recording Filter: I want to make some almost studio quality recordings. I have a laptop, but I'm looking for good, well priced equipment (max $300 total). [more inside]
posted by TrueVox on Jul 9, 2006 - 17 answers

What's a good, cheap outdoor mic?

What's a good microphone for recording audio of outdoor TV interviews? [more inside]
posted by aaronetc on Jun 15, 2006 - 4 answers

Portable HDs with USB-To-Go support.

Looking for a portable hard drive with USB-To-Go support and thumbdrive compatibility. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by beowulf573 on Jun 15, 2006 - 0 answers

play me a tune

For theatre (and other) projects, I sometimes need music that I can't find on CD. Is there a service that lets you email sheet music to a musician, who then a musician records the song and sends it back to you as an mp3? I'm looking instrumental music -- no vocals. Just a piano/keyboard is generally fine. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jun 12, 2006 - 9 answers

Help me look like a pro voice actor!

I'll be doing some voice-over recording later this week. Can any experienced voice actors give me some tips for once I'm in the studio? [more inside]
posted by Faint of Butt on Jun 5, 2006 - 9 answers

Great, natural sounding drums from software/tracking: how?

I want a fake drummer who doesn't sound fake, on the cheap. Drum samples and software ideas: help me out! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 2, 2006 - 10 answers

On what song did Bowie use the gated mics trick?

A question about vocals on a David Bowie record. [more inside]
posted by jon_kill on May 30, 2006 - 6 answers

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