Currently Being ModeratedApr 19, 2012 7:38 AM (in response to limyu_miu)Re: How do you guys record using cubase?
My main advice is to make sure you enable the click track or add an in-time drum track before doing any tracking. if you are recording real drums, record to a click-track. It might even be helpful to program the drums, even if you are recording them acoustically, just to make sure everything is in time. if you start trying to sync tracks to an out of time track, the whole project will be a mess.
Also, make sure you're recording in 96 kHZ, so long as your system can handle it. You can set this by going Project > options. or something like that. dig around and you'll find it.
as far as how I like to arrange tracks, I like two distorted guitar tracks panned full left/right. if they're in time, they should sound like one really thick track. it's hard to get them that perfect, and they'll always sound a little weird until you add a drum track. but if you already have a drum track, mute it when you play back your guitar tracks to make sure the drums weren't covering up any bad timing.
Some ppl like to quad track. I've only done that once, and to do so I had two tracks panned full left and two full right. I dropped the volume a bit on one left track and one right track. So the quad part was just to add subtle reinforcement and thickness.
There's multiple theories on leads. I like to do one track in the center. Some people like to double it up. Lots of ways to do that. You can have both panned center and have one with less volume. You could do equal volume, but then you're playing better be spot on, or it'll start to sound like a mess. You'll get a slight de-tuned phaser/chorus sound as well. Or you can pan them partial left/right - to give them a little space.
I try not to get too fancy with the recording stuff, but there's a whole world of possibilities. Definitely experiment.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 19, 2012 3:27 PM (in response to limyu_miu)Re: How do you guys record using cubase?
Assuming you have installed the HD500 drivers from the Monkey.........and the HD500 is connected via USB. These short steps assume a basic understanding of Cubase
1. Select the HD500 ASIO driver
2. Insert/Select an audio track to be recorded on.
3. On the audio track select the record button.
4. On the Transport panel select Rec then Play.
5. You are now recording.
Obviously there is a lot of tinkering and production. ie add a click track. But these are the essential steps to record.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 24, 2012 9:05 PM (in response to jcosta_sr)Re: How do you guys record using cubase?
Thanks for the steps you have mentioned, however i am getting an error while changing the Default ASIO to the POD HD 500 ASIO Driver. i have updated the POD with the latest version and connected it with the USB.
Please advise what can be done in this case and how to resolve this issue.
Thanks in advance
Currently Being ModeratedApr 25, 2012 1:05 AM (in response to pratikb)Re: How do you guys record using cubase?
1st I'd reinstall the asio driver:
- close all programs
- disconnect pod over usb
- reinstall driver
- connect pod over usb
- try cubase again
Check if you have any other software open that also uses the device, e.g. an audio editor or so. Close it, then disconnect / reconnect usb.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 25, 2012 1:39 AM (in response to mazuwa)Re: How do you guys record using cubase?
Thanks bro for the quick repy..however i have certain questions.
1. how do i reinstall the ASIO driver?
my laptop has Head-phones out put that i connect it to the CD/MP3 on the POD HD, and then the USB gets connected from the POD to the laptop. so would u suggest me not to use the head ph out from the laptop to the pod.