Audio Recording and mixing music tips and tricks
Welcome to Silver Dragon Records Recording Toolkit for Musicians. If you are a musician or band who has written some great songs and are looking for a way to get them recorded at home then you have come to the right place. Silver Dragon Records is proud to offer these resources on recording and mixing music free of charge so let your friends know where to find these great tips for free.
Follow the links below for information on how to get started recording yourself or your band. We offer the basics and also tips and tricks that may be of interest even to professional recording engineers and producers. If you have any questions not covered on the website for a limited time we will be answering specific questions for our readers by email at djl@silver-dragon-records. Please check out our website first as your question may already be answered on these pages. Due to the high number of requests we may not be able to keep it up for much longer so get your questions in now.
Items of interest - While your here check out the hottest Houston Band band Lazarus X and their album Weapon of Love or download free mp3s. Also check out our tips for submitting a demo and what our independent record label can offer your band when you are ready to take that next step. Also we are signing 3 acts to development deals in the next nine months so one you get that demo just right submit it with us and maybe you'll be our next big breakthrough artist. For more info on our independent record label click here.
Recording Gear Selection - If you don't have any recording gear or your not sure what you can and can't use start here. It will guide you through the process of deciding what to buy to record yourself or your band and help you figure out approximately how much you'll spend. Also we give the basic differences between tape, digital and computer recording.
Recording Medium Selection - If you need more specific help deciding between a DAW, MDM, multi-track tape recorder, or computer recording then let us help by clicking on the underlined link. If you need a few tips on selecting a microphone then check this out.
Recording Optimization - If you have the microphones, preamps, cables, monitors, mixers, and a recording device like a DAW, MDM, multi-track tape recorder, or computer and appropriate software and sound card then go here to get tips on optimizing your audio recording equipment and get started recording your band.
Recording Tips and Tricks. Need some general recording tips and tricks. Maybe you need some professional recording tips to help your recording sound like the pros. Either way this is the page for you.
Drums - If you need help or tips on recording acoustic drums then this is the place to check out.
Electric Guitars - If you want help recording a electric guitar then check out this page.
Acoustic Guitars - If you want help recording an acoustic guitar then check out this page.
Piano or Keyboards - If your band has a keyboard or piano player we offer a few tips for you here.
Bass - Need help capturing that electric bass we offer a few options for you here.
Vocals - Vocals can make or break a project. Get some nice tips for recording vocals here.
Other Instruments - Want to add that saxophone, cello, or flute to a project. Get the facts here.
Mixing - Need help mixing those tracks to get the right sound from your mix. We can help here.
Mastering - Need help mastering your songs. Get the low down here.
Silver Dragon Records Presents the Musicians Toolkit
Thank you for your interest in Houston Rock Record Label Silver Dragon Records. Below is some information on our record label and website catering to rock fans and musicians.
Houston Rock Record Label Silver Dragon Records presents rock band Lazarus X and the their latest independent CD release Weapon of Love. Lazarus X's combines determined hard hitting rock with haunting and soulful melodies which struck a chord with many underground rock music fans. Some fans received a preview of the publicity photos and underground rock CD WOL at a rooftop listening party a day before it was released and the response was amazing. Check out Rock Band Lazarus X merchandise like The Weapon of Love Tour T-Shirt and the Weapon of Love CD or preview one of their songs by downloading a free rock mp3.
Silver Dragon Records is a Houston rock record label producing and promoting experimental, hard rock and alternative metal albums. We provide 24 bit digital recording in a quiet private studio free of distractions. If you think we are the label for you submit a demo to our record label and let us tell you how we can help your band with artist promotion, publicity, marketing, recording, mastering, help in marketing a demo or shopping for a major label deal. We are happy to offer musicians our online resources like our musicians toolkit for recording audio, our museum of rock music history and our Houston rock music resource.
Thank you for checking out music history or rock genres and subgenres and enjoy the above links.