Recording Hip Hop Vocals Like A Pro

By Divine Tracks on Jun 19, 2017 in Recording - 0 Comments

Recording Like A Pro – Hip Hop Vocals

We get a lot of questions about how to record hip hop vocals. Many of you want to get the most optimal sound and are curious about what gear is needed to achieve pro results. In this video, I’ll break down the setup for recording hip hop vocals and we’ll track a vocal in Logic Pro X start to finish, so you can see and hear the entire process. If you follow these essential steps, you’ll be setup to get the most professional quality when moving on to the mixing and mastering stage.

It’s actually quite simple to achieve a good sound when it comes down to the core steps. The most important aspects include:

  • -Minor acoustic treatment
  • -Setting preamp levels
  • -Choosing the right microphone
  • -Dialing in the correct headphone mix
  • -Recording proper layers

Gear List
Shure SM7b: http://amzn.to/2sxMHwu
Cloudlifter CL-1: http://amzn.to/2tazesI
RME UFX: http://amzn.to/2rz1mZe
Beyerdynamic DT770 Headphones: http://amzn.to/2tGP0uA
Acoustic Blankets: https://www.vocalboothtogo.com/product/studio-size-black-producers-choice-acoustic-blanket-vb77g-10ft/
Bass Traps: http://www.gikacoustics.com/product/gik-acoustics-244-bass-trap-flexrange-technology/

Instrumental by Sean Ross

If you have any questions about achieving the best results with your recording setup, feel free to leave a comment below!

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