Reference tracks are important because often while mixing, your ears can lose perspective. A reference track is helpful to have this happens, you can play the track and compare it to where your mix.
Posts in category Virginia Haladyna
Virginia Haladyna is a musician, songwriter, performer, and freelance recording engineer based out of Austin, Texas. Upon graduating from The Recording Conservatory of Austin, she went on to intern and work out of the world class Orb Recording Studios. She has recorded two full length albums, EPs, and multiple singles for local Austin bands. As well as recording other artists, Virginia records and mixes her band Happy, Hollow. She’s assisted sessions alongside established musicians,producers, and engineers the last four years and plans to continue honing her craft for many more.
If you have a small home set-up, but have always had trouble getting the right guitar tones, or don’t want to settle using an amp simulator (which I am NOT opposed to- there are some really great ones out there), capturing a DI signal at home, and scheduling time at a studio for a small amount of time instead of a giant block can save you money, and get you the right guitar tones!
For this months blog, we are going to finish recording our awesome 4-piece band, with vocals! I love recording vocals. Probably because I am a singer first before anything else, I find it interesting how there are so many ways you can make a vocal sound. Let’s say the song we’ve been tracking with our […]