“Not Just for Songwriters anymore” by Louis Gentile
The Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Generation is an, “entry-level” part of an extensive line of high-quality audio interfaces. I purchased the Solo after my Black Lion modified mainstay Digi 002r was having compatibility problems with the newer Mac computer I was using. My Digi 002r originally came equipped with Focusrite mic preamps. As with the entire Focusrite line, the Solo features 24-bit/192 kHz resolution.
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It’s not beautiful. It’s not magical. But, at the end of the day, the Line 6 POD Studio GX does one thing and it does it well: it introduces your electric guitar to the world of digital signal processing.
People have been telling you, your recordings could sound like Maserati if you only would use proper equipment instead of your Phone. But when you looked up the prices…damn a Maserati is super expensive. You are right, but you couldn’t be more wrong. Read this beginners guide to recording equipment, you might be surprised that you can fully equip yourself with quality gear with around 1000€ (around 1400$)
As we know, recording acoustic guitars can really be a challenge. Mic placement, having the right mics, room sound etc. can be very tricky. If you have a home project studio like myself, and have to deal with noise like the constant AC running (I live in Florida), or outside noise from planes, trains, and automobiles, that even makes it more of a challenge. (more…)