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TCM MASTERING: HOME MUSIC STUDIO TIPS & INFORMATION

July 30, 2012

TCM Mastering: Home Music Studio Tips and Information

The last two years have been extremely satisfying and rewarding, but due to work commitments over the next several months, this will be the last TCM Mastering blog.

We hope, that as a home studio user, you have found the TCM Mastering Home Music Studio Blog Series useful and informative.

Of course the blogs will remain available, so please make use of them.

TCM Mastering, the TCM Music Group and the YouTube video channel will continue as usual. So if you have any questions about the recording process or would like more information about our services and facilities, please contact us by clicking here.

TCM Studios UK & Nashville, USA.

I want to thank the many thousands of viewers and visitors to our blog. We have received many kind comments and I hope the information Eric and I have added to the blog in the form of the TCM Mastering Home Music Studio Series, has helped you to improve your engineering and production skills.

Links to various key topics can be found below or use the Tags on the right hand side of the page to take you to your subject of interest.

I sincerely wish everyone the very best in the future and please stay in touch via the http://www.tcmmastering.com website.

TCM Mastering Studio Kent, UK.

Part 56 – Mastering

MIDI Basic Studio Setup.

Part 52 – Intro To MIDI

Part 45 – Mixing Drums

Part 39 – Mixing Vocals

Mixing Desk.

Part 37 – Mixing Music

Shaded Area Showing Section To Be Edited.

Part 35 – Editing Music

Part 29 – Multitrack Recording

EQ Curves On Kick Drum & Bass Guitar.

Part 24 – Signal Processing

Drum Kit With Various Mics Setup.

Part 19 – Recording Drums

Part 13 – Recording Stringed Instruments

Using Figure-8 Mics On Singer/Guitarist.

Part 10 – Recording Acoustic Guitar

Part 9 – Recording Electric & Bass Guitar

Part 8 – Recording Piano

Left to Right: Neumann U87 Condenser, Shure SM58 Dynamic, Avantone CR14 Ribbon Microphones.

Part 5 – Microphone Types

Home Studio Built In Garden Shed.

Part 1 – Your Room

Owned and run by multi-platinum music producer Ted Carfrae, TCM Mastering and TCM Music Group have been providing

a professional, fast and affordable service

to all genres of the music industry for decades – from major record labels and international artists to brand new, up and coming music talent.

Take a look at some recent clients, by clicking here.

If you have questions about recording or would like to know more about what TCM can do for you and your music, our contact details are here.

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TCM MASTERING: HOME MUSIC STUDIO TIPS & INFORMATION

July 2, 2012

TCM Mastering: Home Music Studio Tips and Information

If you own a home studio, TCM Mastering’s Home Music Studio blog series can provide you with invaluable tips and essential information on so many topics…..from setting up your room and gear choices, mic types and techniques, MIDI, signal processing to recording, overdubbing, editing, mixing and final mastering.

Drums And Multiple Mic Setup TCM Studio.

Not sure of the best way to mic a drum kit, record backing vocals or hook up your MIDI synths to your computer programme? The TCM Mastering Home Music Studio series covers these questions and much, much more. Check out the links below or find what you’re looking for in the Tags on the right side of the page.

Part 56 – Mastering

Part 52 – Intro To MIDI

Part 45 – Mixing Drums

Tight Backing Vocals Are Easier To Achieve When The Singers Can See Each Other.

Part 39 – Mixing Vocals

Part 35 – Editing Music

Part 29 – Multitrack Recording

Vintage Aural Exciter.

Part 24 – Signal Processing

Part 19 – Recording Drums

Make Sure You’re Kit Is Tuned Before Recording.

Part 18 – Tuning Drums

Mic Position On Acoustic Guitar, Dobro Or Lap Steel.

Part 11 – Recording Acoustic Stringed Instruments

Part 8 – Recording Piano

Part 1 – Your Room

Owned and run by multi-platinum music producer Ted Carfrae, TCM Mastering and TCM Music Group have been providing

a professional, fast and affordable service

to all genres of the music industry for decades…..from major record labels and studios to brand new, up and coming music talent.

Ted Carfrae & CJ Boggs In The TCM Studios.

Take a look at some recent clients, by clicking here.

If you have any questions regarding the recording or mixing process, drop us a line. Our contact details are here. We love to hear from you.

Do you have some songs that need producing, recording, mixing or mastering? Then contact us for details on our rates and some incredible recording packages.

West 1 Entertainment News

TCM’s Ted Carfrae and business partner James Baker formed West 1 Entertainment in 2011, to handle artist management and promotion. One act that is generating an awful lot of excitement is…..Ben – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Act.

Ben – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Act.

Ben – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Act is currently on tour in the UK playing to packed crowds. Ben and the band perform totally live with the support of a full lighting and sound crew.

Tour dates are below…..

JULY
FRIDAY 6th – WOODVILLE HALLS THEATRE, GRAVESEND, KENT
FRIDAY 20th – WEYMOUTH PAVILION
SATURDAY 21st – FRANKIES, MANCHESTER
WEDNESDAY 25th – OLD BUCKENHAM AIRFIELD, NORFOLK

AUGUST
SUNDAY 19th – TRIBFEST
FRIDAY 24th – WEYMOUTH PAVILION
SUNDAY 26th – ISLE OF WIGHT

SEPTEMBER
SATURDAY 1st – THE VENUE, NEW CROSS, LONDON
SATURDAY 15th – GREENROOMS, LIVERPOOL
WEDNESDAY 19th – THE WINTER GARDENS, BLACKPOOL

OCTOBER
FRIDAY 5th – ASTOR THEATRE, DEAL, KENT
FRIDAY 19th – REDITCH THEATRE
THURSDAY 25th – DUDLEY CONCERT HALL

NOVEMBER
SATURDAY 3rd – THE VENUE, NEW CROSS, LONDON
SATURDAY 10th – THE RANGE, WOLVERHAMPTON
FRIDAY 30th – THE MEDINA THEATRE, ISLE OF WIGHT

DECEMBER
SATURDAY 15th – FRANKIES, MANCHESTER

If you’d like more information on Ben The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Act, go to the website by clicking here.

TCM MASTERING HOME MUSIC STUDIO BLOG: TIPS & INFORMATION

May 7, 2012

TCM Mastering Home Music Studio Blog: Tips and Information

The TCM Mastering Home Music Studio series of blogs contains essential information and invaluable tips for the musician who records at home or is thinking of putting together a Home Studio.

Check out the 56 parts. Search for a particular topic by using the tags to the right side of the page, or get started by trying a few of the links below. And if you have any questions get in touch. Contact details are here.

We covered the multitrack process from recording various instruments, overdubbing, editing and mixing right through to final Mastering.

If you’re interested in MIDI start with part 52.

If you want to know what Signal Processing is all about, check out the blogs starting here.

For info on the various microphone types and techniques for recording many of the instruments you’ll encounter in a home studio setting, start by taking a look at this blog.

TCM Mastering and TCM Music Group have been providing

a professional, fast and affordable service

to the music industry for decades.

Click Here To See Recent TCM Clients.

So if you have a music project that needs recording, production, mixing or mastering services, give us a call or drop us a line. And don’t forget, TCM are also experts in audio restoration.

All of us at TCM are passionate about music in all its various forms and we’re here to help.

Click here for the contact details.

TCM MASTERING: HOME MUSIC STUDIO TIPS & INFORMATION

April 23, 2012

TCM Mastering: Home Music Studio Tips and Information

For the time being, the TCM Mastering Home Music Studio series has concluded. At some point in the future, we may decide to continue it or put it all together in a book or PDF format and release it.

So, please continue to check out the 56 parts. You can click on some of the links below or use the Tags on the right of the page to find what you want. You’ll find lots of very useful information and tips for the musician and home studio owner.

If you have any questions, please get in touch. At TCM, we’re all passionate about music and always happy to help. Our contact details are here.

We covered the multitrack process from setup, gear choice, recording various instruments, overdubbing, editing and mixing right through to final Mastering.

We looked at various setups for the home studio and considered in some detail the world of MIDI.

If you’re interested in Signal Processing check out the blogs starting here.

For info on mic types and techniques for recording many of the instruments you’ll encounter, start by taking a look at this blog.

TCM have been providing a professional, fast and affordable service to the music industry for decades. So if you have a music project that needs recording, production, mixing or mastering services, give us a call or drop us a line. And don’t forget, TCM are also experts in audio restoration.

All of us at TCM are passionate about music in all its various forms and we’re here to help.

Click here for the contact details.

TCM MASTERING: HOME MUSIC STUDIO TIPS & INFORMATION

April 2, 2012

TCM Mastering: Home Music Studio Tips and Information

For the moment at least, the TCM Mastering Home Music Studio series has concluded. At some point in the future, we may decide to continue it or put it all together in a book or PDF format and release it.

However, please continue to check out the 56 parts. There’s a lot of very useful information and tips for the musician and home studio owner. And if you have any questions get in touch. Contact details are here.

In recent months we covered the multitrack process from recording various instruments, overdubbing, editing and mixing right through to final Mastering.

We looked at various setups for the home studio and considered in some detail the world of MIDI.

If you’re interested in Signal Processing check out the blogs starting here.

For info on mic types and techniques for recording many of the instruments you’ll encounter, start by taking a look at this blog.

TCM have been providing a professional, fast and affordable service to the music industry for decades. So if you have a music project that needs recording, production, mixing or mastering services, give us a call or drop us a line. And don’t forget, TCM are also experts in audio restoration.

All of us at TCM are passionate about music in all its various forms and we’re here to help.

Click here for the contact details.