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DAW Techniques: Signal Routing, Sends and Busses | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 10:39am in audio, busses, DAW, hilt audio, mixing, production, recording, ryan thomas

Get the most out of your your digital audio workstation's routing capabilities.

Zen and the Art of Guitar Maintenance | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 10:40am in cleaning, column, Guitar, hilt audio, how-to, ritual, ryan thomas, strings

How to change your strings and enjoy every minute of it.

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Lone Musical Wolf II | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 10:01pm in alone, band, hilt audio, music, recording, sociality, solo, Songwriting, synergy

Last week HN's audiophile columnist Ryan Thomas detailed why writing/recording solo is hard work. What other disadvantages await a lone musician?

Writing and Recording Solo | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 9:37am in band, column, Group Dynamics, hilt audio, music, recording, ryan thomas, Solo Work, Songwriting

What are the advantages of writing and recording music by one's self? Or, How to Stroke your Ego Most Effectively!

Edit Away the Mistakes | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 10:39am in audio, column, editing, hilt audio, mistakes, performance, recording, ryan thomas, studio

Mistakes, editing and multiple takes: Does studio-magic always make a better recording?

Suiting the Studio | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 10:14am in hilt audio, performance, recording, studio, tone

Is there merit to playing a part differently in the studio versus the stage? Also, what happens when you record 16- bit files at very low gain levels?

Why it Sounds Good | Hilt Audio

Posted by RyanThomas on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 10:46am in column, Experience, hilt audio, Home Studio, indie, Listening, Major Label, recording, ryan thomas

HN's newest columnist asks: Does recording music train our ears, or does it ruin a lifetime of elitist conditioning? Also, how to make sure you don't have an ugly sonic baby.