The State of the Demo Tape Today
Traditionally, demo tapes were used as a reference for producers and labels to hear a rough version of a song to see if it had potential. Let's revisit the demo tape and see how its role has changed.
Home Recording Tips: When to Record Direct and When to Use a Microphone
In these home recording tips, learn how to record direct, when to do so, and when to use a microphone for recording.
Home Recording Tips: Which Room Should You Record In?
In these home recording tips, learn how to use the sounds of the different rooms in your apartment or house to compliment your recordings.
Are You a Bandmate or Session Player?
Learn the difference between a bandmate and a session player, why it’s important to distinguish the two, and how to sign a session player release form.
Getting Creative Guitar Tones by Recording “Direct In”
Discover exciting and unconventional guitar tones like overdriving your preamps by recording direct into your interface.
Recording Acoustic Guitar with Spire Studio
Learn the fastest and easiest way to get a great acoustic guitar sound with your Spire Studio, and hear the difference between a “dry” guitar recording and one with a Spire app effect.
5 Basic Tips to Record Better Vocals
Vocals are often the most important part of a recording, but some singers struggle to achieve that “radio-ready” vocal track. Here are some physical and mental techniques singers that will help bring out the best in your voice.
4 Inventive Ways to Use a Bass Guitar in Your Home Recordings
Want to add a little spice to the bottom end of your home recordings? Check out these four inventive bass guitar tips, compete with audio examples recorded on Spire Studio.