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A patch bay enables you to change the signal flow among the devices in your studio without having to crawl behind all your gear and unplug/replug your cables. In addition to eliminating that hassle, patch bays save wear and tear on the jacks of your equipment. Audio patch bays are switchboards for rerouting audio signals; there are also MIDI patch bays for—you guessed it—rerouting MIDI signals.
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When it comes to tracking drums, nothing beats a well-equipped studio that has great acoustics and a big mic locker. But here are some tips to help get very respectable drum sounds in your project studio on a bare-bones budget.
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In last week’s tech tip, How is an Audio Patch Bay Used, we talked about how patch bays can help clean up your home studio’s cabling and prevent premature connector wear. This week we address the various ways they can be set up to match your signal routing needs.
Veteran drummer Mike Fitch offers advice on how to choose the right drum heads and get your drum set in tune in five simple steps.
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Part II (If you didn't read Part I last week, click here and complete the steps described before you continue with Part II.)
Something we hear at Musician’s Friend all the time is, “My computer already has a sound card; can I use that to record?”