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BigMartin

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Just bought a Zoom H2 on ebay. Have been trying out using it as an audio interface with Audacity:

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(It's an etude by Greg Fishman). It's a lot better than my camera recordings (thank goodness!), but I don't thing the sax sounds like it belongs with the backing track. Any suggestions for improving the recording technique? I think I've got a fair idea of what's wrong with the playing, but any suggestions there are welcome, too.

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Hi Martin you could try recording the backing track on its own track then record the sax part on its own track.That would let you play with the levels for each one plus add any effects you wish to use.Audacity comes with a fair selection.You could copy the sax track to give you 2 sax's.2 tracks and effects is probably the best place to start.


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Hi Martin you could try recording the backing track on its own track then record the sax part on its own track.That would let you play with the levels for each one plus add any effects you wish to use.Audacity comes with a fair selection.You could copy the sax track to give you 2 sax's.2 tracks and effects is probably the best place to start.


Cheers

Chris

Yes, that's what I did. Messed with the equaliser on the sax track a bit. Tried adding a bit of reverb but couldn't get the settings right so I took it out again.
 

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