Here are five tips to help you make the best sounding tracks. First, make sure that the artist can hear perfectly from the headphones and is happy with the mix. Second, always place your mic in two different positions, even if you think the first one was good. Then, listen to your recorded tracks on both speakers and headphones, to ensure having the perfect sound. Record two takes of every instrument and vocal so you can pick the better ones. Last but not least, take a five-minute break every hour.
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5 Things You Should Do In Every Recording Session