Once you have your microphone set up with the proper preamp (whether you decide to use outboard compression and EQ or not), you’re ready to record your vocal. The microphone should be attached to the preamp with a mic cable, and if you’re using an external mic pre, it should be connected to an audio input on your pro sound card. Now you can select your record and monitoring settings within Cubase.
The first priority is setting up your audio inputs within Cubase. Most sound cards offer multiple inputs, and Cubase allows for complex input configurations. But to record, you need to direct the proper input to the proper audio track. Setting up a mono vocal recording is easy in Cubase.
Most vocal recordings ...