I didn't know what else to title this blog. Let's just get down to business.
A couple weeks ago while recording my latest track I came to the realization that my drumming skills are not at the level they used to be. In other words, I realized I am no longer capable of playing Vandals songs in one take and can no longer drum fill my way through a chorus at 200 bpms. I don't know why this was a surprise--for the past year I've haven't practiced drums for the sake
A stupid title for a stupid blog... I didn't even want to make this a forum post 'cause I can see the crazy responses now.
I'm just a dude who tries to record himself in his spare time. I don't have the money, time, or desire to get too obsessed with this home recording thing. For the most part I just like blasting my tracks in the car with the windows down.
Enough chit chat--this post is about getting that pro sound, or rather if it's even possible for someone like
I've always strove for an organic sound when recording. I always wanted my recordings to sound "real." The longer I record, though, the more it seems that organic and good are at different ends of the sound spectrum. If you didn't guess by my user name I record punk rock, so in case there is any confusion I am definitely not talking about recording anything like orchestral music where organic is essential (or so one would think.)
I think my bias against "non-organic"