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Sampling Tapes

Learn how to sample tape recordings for use in your music.

Sampling Tapes

Learn how to sample tape recordings for use in your music.

Description

Andrea demonstrates how to record onto tape, and import tape recordings into your DAW.

Objectives

  • Learn to record onto tape.
  • Learn to record tape loops into your DAW.
  • Learn to use the Tascam 424.
  • Put your samples up for sale using Gumroad.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Getting to Know the Equipment
    In this step, Andrea demonstrates an equipment overview, as well as discusses the advantages and disadvantages of tapes, and the benefits of using hardware.
  • 2
    Tascam 424, OP-1 and Plugins
    In this step, Andrea covers a Tascam 424 overview, tape features, gear setup, and recording plugins into tape.
  • 3
    Recording and Using External Effects
    In this step, Andrea covers how to record a synthesizer to a tape loop and to separate tracks, how to record audio from DAW to tape, and tape gap and pedals.
  • 4
    Performance
    In this step, Andrea covers how to set up tape for a performance, live looping, loop stations, and looping effects.
  • 5
    Recording, Editing and Mastering
    In this step, Andrea covers how to record in to your DAW, editing and mastering, exporting, and how to post samples online.