Every musician could use some advice, but with the advent of the internet anyone can produce and deliver their own work so we can use an advice as a producer as well. Don’t record on 16 bit; you should always do 24 bits. Record at lower levels and don’t settle for distortions. Check your cables and make sure there is no static or hum and never record with reverb. Always be careful of your environment and your equipment; it has to be right. And never rush into your recordings; take your time.
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6 Ways You Can Ruin Your Recordings Without Even Knowing About It