SiS Learning Series: Home Studio Recording 101

  • July 19, 2014 · 2:00 PM
  • Chris Klimecky's Studio

How can you set up your home studio to quickly and repeatedly make great sounding demos? How can you speed through the technical setup in your DAW and leave more time for making music? We'll stay as hardware and software agnostic as possible in order to be relevant to the most people. If you have specific hardware or software questions, please comment in advance and/or bring your manual.


Topics we'll address in this 2-hour seminar include:
- Increasing efficiency of the pipeline between the 4 phases of recording
- Outboard gear basics
- Optimizing the signal path into your computer
- Using software templates
- Virtual instruments and other MIDI
- Using free VST plug-ins
- Virtual tracks for easy editing and mixing


A $20.00 donation to Songwriters in Seattle is required for this limited RSVP seminar. Pre-payment via Paypal during RSVP is preferred (or directly via [masked]). Your donation is tax deductible and a tax receipt for your records can be provided on request.


This one tends to fill up fast, so RSVP now! A few comments from previous attendees:

"Chris put on a great audio engineering 101 workshop. Laying out the stages of a recording session workflow was very valuable. It was a nice relaxed atmosphere and the music demos really showed the progression from a simple recording to finished master. I would recommend this to others if offered again." - Mitch Stein


"Chris did a great job of giving both an overview and some specific tips of how to produce a demo at home. He answered questions as he went along, and kept a good balance between looking at the general approach and giving useful details." - Scotia MacKay


"Chris put a lot of effort into this seminar and it showed - lots of useful information, clearly presented." - Tim Davidson


"Very thorough and open class format. Answered all our questions, elaborated on relevant tangents, and the hands on (ears on) demonstrations reiterated the material. 9/10. Great seminar, I would recommend going next time if you missed this one. Got me inspired to start recording." - Joe Lovato


"This was the most informative workshop I have been to in years...He shows you techniques that can save a newbie many hours of frustration. Thank You!" -  Rickie Lee

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  • Chris K.

    Thanks to those who made it out - I hope it was valuable information for all of you.

    1 · July 20, 2014

  • Ron

    really useful. thanks.

    1 · July 19, 2014

  • John A.

    Chris, I had a conflict with this one, but I hope you will repeat it. I'd like to increase my knowledge in this area.

    July 19, 2014

  • Jim H.

    Chris, I hope you will do this again. I would love to come, but can not miss my father-in-law's 80th birthday party.

    July 13, 2014

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