October 2015

Make Your Timing Click: Using a Metronome

A metronome may be a simple tool, but learning how to keep a beat is an essential part of modern recording.

This month’s Techniques illustrates through examples how keeping time fits into your performing and recording ability, and the concepts of playing ahead of or behind the beat while still keeping it steady.

In this video, Tony Royster, Jr. shows off his mastery of playing to a metronome.