Journeyman bass player James “JLo” Lomenzo (Megadeth, Zakk Wylde, David Lee Roth) shows how you can mic up a bass cab, from mic placement to signal chain into your computer.
Many people start out recording an acoustic guitar, often utilising a pickup. That can get an acceptable result, but you only really get that natural acoustic sound when you use a microphone.
A question I often see asked by people new to home recording is:
When I record, there’s a horrible echo in my headphones, what am I doing wrong?
The short answer is you’ve just come up against something called “latency”, but the long answer is, as usual, a bit more complicated. Continue reading “Latency in home recording”