Intro to Home Recording

with Zach Varnell

Intro to Home Recording
FreePreview: Creating a Rhythm Track with Virtual Instr
FreePreview: Creating a Rhythm Track with Virtual Instr
Zach teaches you how to build a MIDI track from scratch in EZdrummer.

record great music using minimal gear.

We’ve got the training you need to get started with home music recording. In this course audio engineer, Zach Varnell breaks home recording down into simple, easy-to-understand steps and sets you up with the skills you need to record music using minimal gear and a basic computer.

In this course Zach will walk you through the basic set-up you’ll want to create to start recording music at home. You will learn how to record vocals with a microphone, capture bass and guitar tracks and how to work with virtual drums and synths. Zach is an industry veteran and will share shortcuts he picked up from a career in music. This course will set you up to start recording immediately and give you a solid foundation for taking more advanced courses.

Music recording doesn’t have to be overwhelming or complex – join us for this foundational class and learn how you can record songs that sound great using very basic equipment.

Instructor

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Zach Varnell

Zach Varnell has been recording since he was 13 years old, from a 2 track reel to reel in his parents basement in Denver to studios like London Bridge and Bear Creek in Seattle. In 2000, Zach was hired as… more...
  • Day 1 (10 Videos)

    • Segment 1 - 7 Pre-Show
      06:43
      Segment 1 - 7 Pre-Show
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    • Segment 1 - Basic Recording Setup
      14:26
      Segment 1 - Basic Recording Setup
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    • Segment 2 - Getting the Session Ready
      21:27
      Segment 2 - Getting the Session Ready
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    • Segment 3 - Recording a Scratch Track
      15:00
      Segment 3 - Recording a Scratch Track
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    • FreePreview: Creating a Rhythm Track with Virtual Instr
      31:17
      FreePreview: Creating a Rhythm Track with Virtual Instr
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    • Thanks + Credits
      03:38
      Thanks + Credits
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    • Segment 5 - Overdubs
      22:36
      Segment 5 - Overdubs
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    • Segment 6 - Midi Mixer and Vocals
      27:10
      Segment 6 - Midi Mixer and Vocals
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    • Segment 7 - Final Mixing
      21:08
      Segment 7 - Final Mixing
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    • Segment 1 - 7 Wrap-Up
      01:17
      Segment 1 - 7 Wrap-Up
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