CB Nation Recording Studio


CB Nation Recording Studio

An experimental recording collective where members of the Nation can collaborate on music with other members. Please start a new discussion for each new song.

Members: 259
Latest Activity: Apr 24

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Here's where we can work together to record some music. Anyone can participate, either adding a track or starting a new project. As always, there's no rules, but maybe to make it simple there should be some guidelines.

Obviously each project should be in a format that makes it easy for others to join in. Or not. Audacity is a Free, full featured music recording application available for Mac, PC and Linux which many members here use and can assist others with.

Some veterans may use more serious software that attracts more serious contributions. ProTools with a serious studio setup?

Let's make this a fun way for us to work together many miles apart.

All suggestions concerning how to make this easy and fun are welcome, and everyone is invited to join in. HAAAAA, if your track doesn't fit the song, it can always be deleted...

Well Nation, let's make some music together!


Discussion Forum

Dubbing over videos?

Started by Blind Lemon Cello Feb 25. 0 Replies

I'm curious as to what software is trustworthy to use when downloading youtube or other internet vids to a mac? I can easily dub over my own vids I take with a Kodak Zi8 in iMovie, but getting…Continue

Share lyrics and sing my song?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Jan 25. 0 Replies

I'm not building at the moment. I need to wait to buy parts and supplies due to finances and I'm pretty torn up with nothing to do for a week or so. That's all by the by but it explains a little…Continue

Analog Recording

Started by Blind Lemon Cello. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Jan 25. 5 Replies

Hey Nation, I'm very interested in different types of methods to record live music on tape. I have discovered that by using an old mono VCR that I get a wonderful warm type of recording that really…Continue

Tags: Recording, Analog

Can Only Ask (semi collaboration)

Started by Carl Jan 25. 0 Replies

Hey all,I am in need of an original up-beat slide with backing acoustic intro, sort of honky tonk or Jig for want of a better term/genre/word(s) approximately 2m:30s to 3:00 (useable) for a track…Continue

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Comment by Blind Lemon Cello on February 21, 2016 at 5:02pm

I just grabbed this vintage R2R from CL. Went through it, a little beat up, but still works. Made one quick test, sounds great. Look forward to some analog recordings.

Comment by James O Lunsford on November 1, 2014 at 9:53pm


This is a mp3 to a song I just finish. I played my CBG Western padron on the track with My Vocals any one want to add some Lead guitar, Bass , percussion to the mix . It's played in the Key of G if you would like to add something . I have not posted this one yet.

Comment by BUGGY (C) on October 24, 2014 at 6:55pm

Guys we run an unofficial radio station and hope to do another podcast for Christmas. If anyone wants to send a song (mp3 or wav) let me or Slow Paw

or even record a joint one

Let me or Steve know "CBGUKRadio" wants your tunes for a Christmas special....

We cant play everyone's but will give it a dam good go.

I use lots of things to record, Irig record is free for you Iphone and does a great job if you happen to have phone,

Acid pro is good

Line pod 6 Ux1 or 2 are fun too...

A good mic and a valve pre-amp are sweet too..

m on bandcamp


Comment by Matthew Borczon on March 29, 2014 at 10:58pm

http://jerusalemmules.bandcamp.com/album/o-death here is a new cd I just posted. If anyone wants to put some tracks on to it go ahead just let me hear what you do with it. Enjoy

Comment by eK on November 21, 2012 at 6:27pm

Cancel my previous question. Just heard back from the OP. He deleted it. Sorry!

Comment by eK on November 21, 2012 at 8:43am

I just noticed the discussion thread on the project I was recently involved with has disappeared. Do these threads normally get deleted after a project is concluded? I wanted to show it to to a musician friend of mine (who was thinking of joining) to show her some of what people do around here. Please advise? :-)

This was the original link if needed: http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbnationrecordingcollective/for...

Comment by Jason Farthing on November 14, 2012 at 11:34am

Hey there, just saw your post, I haven't been on CBN for a while, just been busy with band and music and guitars.

Here is the info and links to my band, The Budrows...

Please read the bio's, check the video's, etc. and let me know if you have any questions. If you are in the Southern California area, you should come out to see us sometime, we are playing next tuesday in Long Beach.

Thanks, and good stuff on Guitar World, rock on!!!

Jason Farthing






Comment by Saner Cigar Box Guitars .com on November 13, 2012 at 9:54pm

I'm looking for some CBG  artist wanting to be a part of my next few Guitar World articles.   If you have some stuff recorded or a video or a website with a bio or background info send it my way or tell me where to look. 

I usually try to make 50% of the article about the CBG artist and 50% about the project we are trying to build. 

Guitar World has over 209k followers on Facebook, its a pretty great way to help build up a fan base.

Here is a link to some for the previous ones I have written. 


Drop me a line at sanercigarboxguitars@aol.com you are interested. 

Comment by rusty case on September 27, 2012 at 8:11pm

Sounds great, HD!  Good to see some activity here in CBNation Recording studio.

Trying to build instruments, get together some recording gear, and learn how to use all of the above is quite a task!

The post below by michael steele was really helpful...  I gotta read more!



Comment by Howling Dick on September 27, 2012 at 2:17pm

Im planning podcasts of low fi blues and cigar box guitars. If anyone wants their music included (with links) please contact me. Not worried about quality of recording, what Im looking for is real blues to play to the world.


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Dubbing over videos?

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Share lyrics and sing my song?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Jan 25. 0 Replies

Analog Recording

Started by Blind Lemon Cello. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Jan 25. 5 Replies

hello, i'm new here

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How Do I convert a cda file?

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New Jamateur Collabhut Project - Evolution

Started by Bad Finger (Eric). Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) Feb 27, 2013. 62 Replies

12 Bar Blues, take 1 and 2

Started by Mark Bliss. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Feb 2, 2013. 51 Replies

Owl reso backing in A

Started by Jason Mills. Last reply by Jason Mills Feb 2, 2013. 7 Replies

TPS ....by request ....and greatful for it

Started by Downtown Vinnie. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Feb 1, 2013. 17 Replies

Jimmy B Bad

Started by Mark Bliss. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 20, 2012. 4 Replies

Original Collaborative Album Idea

Started by c# merle. Last reply by c# merle Nov 7, 2012. 9 Replies

Some smojo loops

Started by smojo. Last reply by Mark Bliss Feb 18, 2012. 12 Replies

Chicago blues in G

Started by Jason Mills. Last reply by Jarmo Katajisto Feb 18, 2012. 4 Replies

Rusty three stringer backing in gdg

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owl resonator box guitar

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