Always Be Ready To Record


This may be a given to some of you, but I can’t stress how key it is to always have a way to make a quality recording.  Many of us have something in our phones, but a good field recorder can be a valuable investment.  I was in the airport the other day and there was a weird alarm going off.  It had such an amazing “bloop” sound.   I was actually working on a beat at the time in my headphones and I heard it during a pause.  I stopped what I was doing and ran over with my Zoom H2 recorder.  I chopped it up and was able to throw it into a sampler for adding it to my beat.  It fits perfectly!  I will probably use this sample many times in the future.

I set up a session so you can hear it.  Check it out HERE.

It also is great to have a recorder to document live shows, DJ sets, rehearsals, and found sounds in nature like bird songs and the ocean.

 

Zoom H2 recorder is great and there are many afoordable models out there.

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6 Responses to Always Be Ready To Record

  1. haha, cool! I think the automated speech thing is just as cool! Any chance I can grab it?

  2. Roy Cox says:

    When I think about all the tunes I tried to keep in my head till I get home. I wanna cry!!! A lesson for all us musicians!

  3. L' Reyy says:

    HAHA! @ROY COX: I FEEL YOU BRUH, SAME THINGS HAPPENS HERE, TRYNA REMEMBER VERSES MOST OF THE TIME UNTIL I ARRIVE FROM WORK TO MY STUDIO TO PUT THE VOCALS DOWN, I GO BLANK AS THE PAPER WITH NO WRITING LOL

  4. Phil Moffa says:

    I got a free app for my phone that is a little recorder. Even the cheapest phones have these. Use em!

  5. THE MOST IMPORTANT TOOL IS A HANDY RECORDER.TO VOICE OUT IDEAS / VOCALS.LESS WE FORGET SAMPLING..HOW MANY IDEAS HAVE WE LOST ON THE WAY.
    PRICELESS.

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