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