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DIY Recording Tips: 6. Psychoacoustics

Getting MIDI to Sound Real

In many ways, MIDI has transformed today's music. The problem is -- it can sound mechanical. In this episode, Kraig Greff explains how applying the principles of psychoacoustics and adding in one real instrument can bring the whole composition to life.

It is easy to find information on the latest recording equipment and software to spend your money on, but more difficult to learn what experts in the field have struggled to discover. In this blog series, musician/audio engineer/composer Kraig Greff gives tips on how to make better recordings of your music, even if you don't have money to spend.

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Video by Tonal Vision. Chris Snyder, Guest. Jacquie Greff, Producer/Videographer/Editor. Frank Tybush, Director/Videographer/Editor. Additional motion graphics by Daniela Sambataro. Music composed & recorded by Kraig Greff. Dan Hones on electric bass. Chris Everett on acoustic guitar.