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Cubase 7 103 - Engineers/Producers Toolbox .
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Dynamic microphones require phantom power.
It takes a minimum of 5 microphones to properly record a guitar speaker cabinet.
The best recording microphone is...
The prettiest one.
A tube microphone.
The one you have.
A condenser microphone.
When setting proper input levels, you should always...
Always see the clip light during loud volumes.
Turn up the gain as loud as possible without clipping the input.
Make sure the gains are identical on every input.
Turn the gain knobs to the 12:00 position.
Every drummer will need to hear their drums in their headphones during recording.
Due to the fact that most singers will emote more during the recording, it's a good idea to set conservative input levels.
The three popular polar patterns mentioned in this tutorial are...
Omnidirectional, Cardioid, and Figure 8.
North Pole, South Pole, and May Pole.
Unidirectional, Bidirectional, and Spherical.
Mono, Stereo, and Binaural.
When recording singers, rappers, and vocalists, it's a good idea to...
Insult their vocal abilities, or lack thereof.
Have water and hot tea available.
Use a tube microphone because they always sound better.
Always record them in a tile bathroom.
Folder tracks are helpful for...
Making the tracks in the folder sound louder.
Adding Markers to a Project.
Keeping your tracks and Project window organized.
Compulsory for drum tracks.
Double-tracking vocal tracks is a good way to...
Add more reverb to a vocal recording.
Make the recording sound more intimate.
Thicken the sound of a singer's voice.
Make the tracks sound more in tune.
Recording the MIDI output of the keyboard allows you to...
Caputure the pure digital audio sound of the keyboard.
Quantize and transpose the track later.
Make the stereo image wider.
Record the internal effects processors separately.
What is the main advantage of using scratch tracks?
They provide the engineer with relief from itching.
They make beats and hip-hop more interesting.
They keep Cubase from popping and clicking.
They allow the performer to know where they are in the song.
The most popular method for recording electric guitars is...
Re-amping the direct guitar track.
Micing the guitar speaker cabinet.
Making sure to "dime" the amp prior to recording.
Putting the microphone in the back of the speaker cabinet.
When recording keyboards, the volume control on the keyboard (or synth, sampler, or drum machine) should always be set...
As low as possible.
All the way up.
85% of the way up.
When using condenser microphones on drums (or other loud sources), it's always a good idea to...
Use a towel to apsorb the condensation.
Engage the Pad switch.
Engage the Low Cut (High Pass Filter) switch.
Place the microphones under the drums.
Backing up your work is...
Not worth the few minutes or seconds it takes to do it.
When miking a bass cabinet, it's a good idea to...
Place the microphone several inches away from the speaker.
Invert the phase of the microphone input.
Mic the topmost speaker in the cabinet.
Place the microphone off-axis at least 20 degrees.
All condenser microphones are omnidirectional.
What inexpensive accessory should you put in front of a vocal microphone for recording?
A coffee filter.
A pop filter.
A gefilte fish.
A handwritten list of positive affirmations.
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