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I Record Music At Home

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    Anyone Can Be A Rockstar At Home - I remember in the mid 90s this very talented singer, keyboardist told me that one day, musicians would be able to record their own music easily...
    AlaskanHero AlaskanHero 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    I Recently Started Taking My Poetry And Converting It To Tracks - I've always written poetry since I was 11 or 12. But it wasn't til 2010 that I actually had the idea to break some...
    whitetino whitetino 22-25, M May 2, 2013

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    GarageBand - I use GarageBand to record my music.  Usually I just buy an instrumental karaoke track for a song, import it into GarageBand, and then sing over it wearing...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Atari 1080 Running Emagic - I've dabbling in home recording since I was a kid - and that's a long time ago! - with my dad's Fergusson reel-reel tape recorder. (I bet you've never...
    taylorguitar taylorguitar 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    I Record Music At Home... -     ...and it might not be brilliant, or the 'next big thing' but it's a great source of enjoyment for me and a couple of mates who...
    octoberrust octoberrust 21-25, M Jul 15, 2007

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    Differences But Still Great - It's great to be able to record using a computer, multitrack and edit non-destructively.  What I would have given to have those abilities back in...
    speckles speckles 61-65, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Just For Myself - The woman that I am dating gave me an analog synthesizer for my birthday a few years ago. When I bought the new sound card I made sure to get one with breakout...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Dec 18, 2012

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    A New Begining - Recently i enrolled at FullSail University for music production.  As a requirement of the degree you must have the appropriate tools and equipment for high...
    hmelmore hmelmore 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 27, 2011

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    I Forgot How Fun This Could Be - I was a touring musician for ten years with various 70's soul groups. But I have always wanted to record my own music and release it independently...
    NMBtruth1 NMBtruth1 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 21, 2011

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    It's Fun - I picked it up when I had just started college because I saw how fun it looked and I asked a couple friends if I could try doing it for a song or two.  I've been...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    What's up ya'll. Just seeing what everybody here uses to record. I'm using a Presonus Audiobox 2x2 as a recording interface. Mic is an SM57. Using Garageband for the moment...
    skinsfan69 skinsfan69 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I Record Music - I could never find anyone to play music with me and I was determined I wouldn't let that be an excuse to not making the music I wanted.   I already had a...
    trucktippingover trucktippingover 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2010

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    The Small Turntable I remember when I was a kid going to the train depot with Mom one day and picking up a package. It was a good sized cardboard box and took up a spot in the...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Apr 4

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    A while ago I was discussing music genres with a couple acquaintances. They immediately assumed I was into classical music. I'm not sure why, I'm thinking that because I'm...
    shafaz shafaz 16-17 4 hrs ago

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    I play music all the time. Wouldn't be able to live without music.
    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    All of it. I love gospel music, choral works, right through to reggae and original 1970's british punk. I don't much go for what you might call new punk, and I detest most disco...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymeoUU1mejc Three little birds, sat on my window. And they told me I don't need to worry. Summer came like...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I have a friend that an audiophile and he very strict on audio quality. He introduce me to lossless music which is a compression method for music to ensure no quality is lost from...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 20

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    i am a singer. i want a sponsor for my music recording. my mom dad is very poor. they cant help me plz sponsor me.
    rajatshreerama rajatshreerama 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I honestly believe if music just went away, we would all go mad.
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love old music! I collect records, they range from the classical Mozart and Beethoven, to the late 60s early 70s. Music before the 90 was amazing and actually had...
    Girlm35 Girlm35 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    All my life music has been important to me. When I was younger I'd stick to nickelodeon soundtracks and country. When I hit twelve my mom was flipping through radio stations and...
    Asadpenguin Asadpenguin 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    "Don't Do Me Like That" ... Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Spring 1980 ... The first baseball game of the season is finally here ... after four weeks of a lot of running, the...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    This record collection resides at my recording studio. It is very sentimental to me because not only is it my own but I am the caretaker of two other collection that belonged to...
    ugho ugho 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I worked in a recording studio for over 10 years so I developed a liking and respect for some many different forms of music. Everything from the blues and jazz to bar room rock n...
    fixitnfly fixitnfly 31-35, M Apr 8

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    i like Chris brown he has really good music and I especially like his new single Loyal. He also recorded a song with Kid Ink called Show me. I like Miley Cyrus and her new...
    rileyroseblair rileyroseblair 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I sometimes really enjoy listening to old music. I am talking about something 10 or 15 years old, but sometimes I love hearing stuff that is 50 years old and more. I like things...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M Mar 29

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    Hmmmm... Music is my escape from this chaotic world we live in, just plug in my earphones and I zone out. Singing is just to entertain people. I don't care, I'll sound like a...
    BabyJayy BabyJayy 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    (Another piece from my old profile that I was fortunately to find. Hope you like it.) I consider myself a lover of music and this leads to an element of snobbery on my part...
    PoeticTorture PoeticTorture 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    One of my favorite song writer is Gospel singer Don Francisco, been listen to his music for over 35 years. Here a power lyric song called "The Prodigal's Song", christian or not...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Will. I. Am. ~ That PowerFor the record I'm not a bieber fan I am a Will.I.Am fan!!
    InvisibIe InvisibIe 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    If you'd like to explore a new album, check out Forever Halloween by The Maine. It's just not your usual rock album. Plus, it was released independently and recorded straight to...
    graxaxa graxaxa 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Really into Ghost Box Record label at the moment. Quirky Electronica. 
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M Mar 22

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    Pop For Dwoozle: Move D. On FAX +49-69/450464 Records
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M Mar 25

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    I COLLECT VIYNL RECORDS 1950----2000 eraHello , Love my Vinyl Records & have been collecting them from many years , I have over 4000 Albums & many are very Rare & first releases...
    RETROSOUNDS RETROSOUNDS 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    This is an altered recording of - The Beatles - Blue Jay Way its in fact -[800% Slower than the original. It's entrancing.
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 1

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    This is - The Beatles - Blue Jay Way amazingly [800% Slower than the original recording] .....very entrancing. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B6sXJq1Xko0
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I actually like what they did with this here but you can tell they need better equipment, both recording and play wise... 
    DrGeraldYaYa DrGeraldYaYa 22-25, M Apr 4

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    Here's one I'll bet you've never heard: "Charlie Green, Play That Slide Trambone" by Jim Croce From the 1975 album "Faces I've Been". The song was recorded sometime between 1961...
    FlorDeLuna FlorDeLuna 46-50, M Apr 7

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    I grew up listening to rap then goin to mostly trance or club type type but good ol Youtube has opened the portal into amazing classical. I'm not well educated in the different...
    NorthernLytes NorthernLytes 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I think there is music for every mood. I have a playlist of music that I play when I am feeling sad or depressed. Walk you home by Karmina, These are the days by Van Morrison and...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Having it ruff. Hard. Too much to handle. Instead of grabbing the knife and cutting again I go and see him. Cry in his arms Squeeze and hope that it will get better I can...
    Awakened92 Awakened92 13-15, F Apr 5

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    The only way for me to fully escape the pressures of this world is to do it through music. Either playing or listening it doesn't matter but I guess it depends on how my day went...
    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I love listening to classical music in my office and at home. When I am having a bad day, I turn on classical music and within minutes I am mellow and in a better mood to deal...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    Evening Falls - Enya http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhMJ78-Szi8 When the evening falls And the daylight is fading, From within me calls Could it be I am sleeping? For a moment I...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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    The only way I can escape myself, and all my problems is through listening and singing to music. Sadly, I'm to shy to sing while anyone's around and only do it when no one else is...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I like foreign soundtrack music, particularly by Yoko Kanno. I like Japanese music, italian music, french music, old jazz music, piano music, classical, opera, indie music, choral...
    BeingInMonochrome BeingInMonochrome 16-17 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I always imagined if I ever am pregnant in my life that surround sound will fill my home with classical music.
    alexandraisabelle alexandraisabelle 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I really wish there was such a thing. I want to record those dreams that are better than reality and you know may never become reality. I have been having a few lately and I don't...
    puberro puberro 70+, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    House Before Cheap Aion Kinah record the aspects around the Industry Property, validate the price in which other individuals are available these regarding, and also undercut these...
    apple4s apple4s 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I LOVE music , music is everything, music is life .... I can't go 1 minute without music being apart of my life ... I love to sing ... I would always listen to music whenever I...
    ecoglitcher ecoglitcher 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm addicted to music. When I forget my headphones at home, the day goes by soo slow and it's so boring. (And it makes cleaning a lot more bearable)
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F Mar 30