starting out recording

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by adept_inept, Jan 14, 2006.

  1. adept_inept


    Jan 9, 2006
    my band is just starting otu to record. we have some decent speakers, a laptop, a tascam audio interface box (only one track at a time) and cooledit pro multi track software. is ti ok to record each instrument separately. i've been told it is better to get a multi track recorder and then record most of us together. however, that would require ALOT of money, and i would think that it'd be better to just do each instrument.
  2. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    The majority of hit albums in the last two decades have been recorded one instrument at a time--this is also called, "multitracking." Whoever told you it was a bad idea is giving you a personal preference, not a hard fact.