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On Location Recording Techniques by Jan Bartlett, Jenny Bartlett, Bruce Bartlett

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Tips on Building a Recording Truck

The ultimate way to record on location is with a dedicated recording van, bus, or truck. The truck contains your console, monitors, and recorders, so you don’t need to cart them into the venue. It is a convenient way to work and saves setup time. Also, a truck provides a quiet, controlled monitoring environment.

You might take a remote truck to musicians’ homes. That way the musicians don’t have to disassemble their home MIDI setups.

When your truck is not on a job, you can pull it up to your studio and record or mix in the truck. Gear not being used for remotes can be used for studio work.

Depending on the kind of recording you want to do, you have several options of mobile recording services. Here are ...

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