overdub

(redirected from overdubbing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

overdub

in multitrack recording
the addition of new sound to a recording; the blending of various layers of sound in one recording
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Overdubbing S4C in English would only serve to reinforce that tendency.
The recording was quick and we opted to record all the instruments live as opposed to tracking to keep the feel and energy, only overdubbing vocals and acoustics guitars," says Thomas Joseph.
With its title taken from a portable overdubbing tape recorder that McPhee used when playing shows in the late 1960s, "Sound on Sound" featured three paintings and four drawings by Wool, a live solo performance by McPhee, and a new CD of old recordings that the jazz artist made between 1968 and 1973 [incorporating tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, toy piano, toy percussion, percussion, space organ, flute, feedback, kalimba, and Echoplex) with a cover designed by Wool.
We wanted to go back to basics, go back to the source, itwas justmesinging livewitharhythmsection -nogimmicks, no overdubbing, no complicated horn and string arrangements, just get the song down in an entire take and capture that moment, right there," he said.
Topics include Cubase 5 basics and terminology, monitoring and recording audio, control room mixer, using VST sound, overdubbing, recording MIDI, MIDI and audio tracks, sample and key editing, beats and loops, creating FX channel tracks, equalization, writing automation, surround mixing, and project customization and optimization.
Aside from technical inventions that also included multi-track recording and overdubbing, Paul had a successful career as an instrumentalist.
The band blares over the overdubbing of the plosive hubbub of the throng.
One is by a rock band, the other by a woman overdubbing her voice to imitate a rock band.
I can dance and now I'm calling myself a passable singer because they haven't talked about overdubbing me yet," the 34-year-said.
Not only have Miramax chopped half an hour off the running time, they've also committed the cardinal sin of overdubbing the original dialogue.
I tend to consider my compositions done when I finish mixing, never when I'm recording, because I tend to do a lot of overdubbing,'' he says.
Spector is famous for creating the Wall of Sound that involved overdubbing of multiple instruments, vocals and sound effects create a full, dramatic effect and bringing fame to groups like the Ronettes and the Crystals.