Understanding the different ways to record and store musical tracks is essential knowledge for anyone who wants to produce music in a home or pro studio, so let’s quickly talk about the methods of recording.
Of course, you will also need to know how to use audio effects processors and your multi track recorder, or DAW software, but this short article will simplify the studio recording methods.
Live Audio – Stereo Recording:
This means to record audio through a stereo microphone, (microphones that record a two channel digital audio track) thus producing a stereo recording. This method of recording is used to capture room acoustics or a small musical ensemble. (I.E. Jazz band, folk-group, etc.) As many stereo microphones may be used as you have available inputs for recording digital audio into your host sequencer/multi track recorder.