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