02
OCT
2009

What is the overdub process?

Posted By :
Comments : 0

With the advent of multi-track recording came the ability to record additional tracks over already recorded tracks. Very often we start with the rhythm section (the instruments that carry the basic structure of the piece – the piano, bass, drums or the equivalent.) After those tracks are in place we can continue to overdubs. Subsequent tracks are added to the rhythm section to fill out the piece. Some artists have a set method for their overdub process. Usually the order is chosen to best support the final lead track (vocal or solo instrument.)

Leave a Reply

*

captcha *

Terms of Service
By playing or downloading any files found on this site you hereby agree to Tanglewood Productions Terms & Conditions of Use: Recordings shall remain the property of Tanglewood Productions and are licensed, not sold, to you for use in your production for a specified term. You agree and acknowledge you will not have the right to utilize this recording until you have fulfilled all payment and/or other obligations owed to Tanglewood Productions. This license grants you the one-time synchronization right for this recording in timed relation with the specified production only. Any future alteration of the production in any way will require a new licensing of the recording. Other uses including, but not limited to, audio or visual productions including TV & Radio Commercials, animations, video, films, telephone on-hold equipment, multimedia productions, Web-related productions, shows & live events, and displays must be licensed separately. You may only duplicate this recording for the purposes of allowing synchronization of broadcast in its unaltered form, and it cannot be duplicated by itself, in whole or in part in any medium, tape, disc, streamed, storage device or otherwise. If in any case payment is not fulfilled or cancelled, rights to use the recording will be withheld.