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Home Brew Audio Launches New Home Recording Course - The Newbies Guide to Audio Recording Awesomeness 2: Pro Recording With Reaper

The Newbies Guide To Audio Recording Awesomeness is a series of tutorial videos designed to teach anyone to record professional audio on their home computers using the recording software called Reaper.


The long-awaited Newbies Guide to Audio Recording Awesomeness 2: Pro Recording With Reaper is live.   In 2010, Home Brew Audio - - released the original Newbies Guide to Audio Recording Awesomeness course, which taught folks how to start recording audio on their computers immediately with the free audio recording and editing software called Audacity.  The target audience was made up of folks who had little-to-no money to spend on recording equipment or software, and who had never done any recording before.  The lessons were short, to-the-point, and most importantly, simple enough for anyone to understand – not just techies or engineers. 

But there came a clamor for more.  Folks didn’t mind spending a few bucks for better recording gear and software if it made them sound more professional.  It was clear that the next course of tutorials would have to use professional software, which Audacity decidedly is not.  But Reaper, whose pricing levels and policies are unmatched in any market, is definitely pro software.  So The Newbies Guide to Audio Recording Awesomeness 2: Pro Recording With Reaper was born.Though the target market, folks with very little (if any) recording experience, and the simple straight-forward presentation, are the same, the subjects being taught are super-charged compared to the Audacity version.  The course teaches powerful tricks and techniques for improving workflow, especially if you are in the voice-over trade.  And for musicians, there is some more multi-track goodness with more harmonies, but there is also something totally new – the 3-part Intro To MIDI lesson, which shows you not only how to load up midi files and play them with virtual instruments, but shows how to edit or create them from scratch.  And you even get some free drum samples to use with Reaper’s ReaDrums.Here is a summary of the videos lessons:

Lesson 1 – Recording “Level-Up”: USB Mic and Reaper Software
Lesson 2 – Your 1st Recording With the Upgraded Studio (Voice-Over w/Music)
Lesson 3 – Producing (Mixing and Rendering) Your First Recording
Lesson 4 – Voice-Over Recording Tips: Split 1 Audio Item Into Many – Auto Trim/Split
Lesson 5 – Voice-Over Recording Tips: Quickly Reposition & Align Multiple Audio Items
Lesson 6 – Voice-Over Recording Tips: Multiple Voices/Conversation
Lesson 7 – Saving one file as lots of Little Files with Their Own File Name
Lesson 8 – Multi-Track Recording: The “Killer App” Of Computer Recording
Lesson 9 – Multi-Track Recording: Singing Harmony With Yourself (or Others)
Lesson 10 – Multi-Track Recording: Vocal Doubling
Lesson 11 – Intro To MIDI: The Magic Music Helper (3 part lesson)
Lesson 12 – Loops
Lesson 13 – EQ and Frequency
Lesson 14 – Recording a Pop Song: The “My Eyes” Tutorial. 

Amazingly, even after all this incredible material, the topics covered are sort of the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to recording topics.  So look for more courses in the Newbies Guide To fill-in-the-audio-topic Awesomeness series.


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