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Cubase 7 103 - Engineers/Producers Toolbox .
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Every drummer will need to hear their drums in their headphones during recording.
Recording the MIDI output of the keyboard allows you to...
Make the stereo image wider.
Quantize and transpose the track later.
Caputure the pure digital audio sound of the keyboard.
Record the internal effects processors separately.
Double-tracking vocal tracks is a good way to...
Thicken the sound of a singer's voice.
Make the tracks sound more in tune.
Make the recording sound more intimate.
Add more reverb to a vocal recording.
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.
Micing the guitar speaker cabinet.
Making sure to "dime" the amp prior to recording.
When using condenser microphones on drums (or other loud sources), it's always a good idea to...
Place the microphones under the drums.
Engage the Low Cut (High Pass Filter) switch.
Engage the Pad switch.
Use a towel to apsorb the condensation.
When recording singers, rappers, and vocalists, it's a good idea to...
Have water and hot tea available.
Use a tube microphone because they always sound better.
Insult their vocal abilities, or lack thereof.
Always record them in a tile bathroom.
It takes a minimum of 5 microphones to properly record a guitar speaker cabinet.
When miking a bass cabinet, it's a good idea to...
Mic the topmost speaker in the cabinet.
Place the microphone off-axis at least 20 degrees.
Invert the phase of the microphone input.
Place the microphone several inches away from the speaker.
The three popular polar patterns mentioned in this tutorial are...
Unidirectional, Bidirectional, and Spherical.
Mono, Stereo, and Binaural.
North Pole, South Pole, and May Pole.
Omnidirectional, Cardioid, and Figure 8.
Dynamic microphones require phantom power.
What inexpensive accessory should you put in front of a vocal microphone for recording?
A pop filter.
A coffee filter.
A gefilte fish.
A handwritten list of positive affirmations.
Due to the fact that most singers will emote more during the recording, it's a good idea to set conservative input levels.
All condenser microphones are omnidirectional.
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 recording keyboards, the volume control on the keyboard (or synth, sampler, or drum machine) should always be set...
All the way up.
85% of the way up.
As low as possible.
Backing up your work is...
Not worth the few minutes or seconds it takes to do it.
Folder tracks are helpful for...
Keeping your tracks and Project window organized.
Compulsory for drum tracks.
Making the tracks in the folder sound louder.
Adding Markers to a Project.
The best recording microphone is...
The prettiest one.
A tube microphone.
A condenser microphone.
The one you have.
When setting proper input levels, you should always...
Turn the gain knobs to the 12:00 position.
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.
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