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Cubase 7 103 - Engineers/Producers Toolbox .
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When recording singers, rappers, and vocalists, it's a good idea to...
Use a tube microphone because they always sound better.
Always record them in a tile bathroom.
Insult their vocal abilities, or lack thereof.
Have water and hot tea available.
Recording the MIDI output of the keyboard allows you to...
Record the internal effects processors separately.
Make the stereo image wider.
Quantize and transpose the track later.
Caputure the pure digital audio sound of the keyboard.
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.
The three popular polar patterns mentioned in this tutorial are...
Mono, Stereo, and Binaural.
Omnidirectional, Cardioid, and Figure 8.
North Pole, South Pole, and May Pole.
Unidirectional, Bidirectional, and Spherical.
What inexpensive accessory should you put in front of a vocal microphone for recording?
A pop filter.
A coffee filter.
A handwritten list of positive affirmations.
A gefilte fish.
The best recording microphone is...
A tube microphone.
The one you have.
The prettiest one.
A condenser microphone.
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...
Thicken the sound of a singer's voice.
Make the tracks sound more in tune.
Add more reverb to a vocal recording.
Make the recording sound more intimate.
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.
Place the microphones under the drums.
Engage the Pad switch.
Use a towel to apsorb the condensation.
Dynamic microphones require phantom power.
Folder tracks are helpful for...
Compulsory for drum tracks.
Keeping your tracks and Project window organized.
Making the tracks in the folder sound louder.
Adding Markers to a Project.
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 keyboards, the volume control on the keyboard (or synth, sampler, or drum machine) should always be set...
All the way up.
As low as possible.
85% of the way up.
When miking a bass cabinet, it's a good idea to...
Invert the phase of the microphone input.
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.
It takes a minimum of 5 microphones to properly record a guitar speaker cabinet.
When setting proper input levels, you should always...
Always see the clip light during loud volumes.
Make sure the gains are identical on every input.
Turn the gain knobs to the 12:00 position.
Turn up the gain as loud as possible without clipping the input.
Due to the fact that most singers will emote more during the recording, it's a good idea to set conservative input levels.
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