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Great Gear Under $400 PT1: Mics & Drums

    The size of the price tag is not necessarily the way to judge how good a piece of gear will sound. Or if it will do what you actually need it to do. I pick gear with only 1 thing in mind….. ‘Will this piece of gear do the job I need it

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Make Your Kick Drum Thump!

    It’s time to talk about your bottom….bottom end that is! The kick and snare sound you record can really define your overall drum sound and getting it right is super important. Not just recording the kick but actually getting a sound that works for the song. To do that we need to have

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Recording Overheads PT3: X/Y

Up to this point we’ve talked a lot about recording with a mono overhead. In PT3 I want to step into the early 1930’s with a stereo pair of overheads! (here’s a cool link about Alan Blumlein. The man that invented stereo) I’m starting out with a very popular coincident micing technique called X/Y. X/Y

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Recording the Perfect Track w/Tim Pedersen

    A couple of weeks ago I had the honor of Tim Pedersen joining me on the Recording Ninja Workshop Live Broadcast. Tim has been one of my musical mentors since I moved to LA. Recently I had the opportunity to work with him on mixing and a little re-recording on an EP for

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In Session: Good Vibes with Dankrupt

The good vibes and killer grooves of Dankrupt once again invaded the studio. Joined by drummer RJ Shankle and Producer Sean Gould, the band recorded drums for their upcoming EP. Even though we were only tracking drums the whole band played together in the live room. This is such a wonderful way to make music.

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Minimal Micing Concepts: Recorderman

    A good minimal micing setup can help you achieve fantastic results with only a few channels. It can also capture a wonderful, organic, sound no matter how many channels you have. There are quite a few minimal micing setups and, depending on your situation, all of them are useful. Today I would like

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Stereo Room Micing Techniques: Blumlein

    There are a lot of ways to capture drum room sounds but none more effective than the Blumlein configuration. While there are microphones specifically designed to be in a Blumlein configuration you can easily create this setup with 2 Figure 8 microphones. In this video I’m using two Studio Projects CS5 multi-pattern microphones,

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The Sonic Killer…..Phase!

If there is one simple thing you can do to make your recordings better, it’s checking your phase relationships between each of your microphones! It seems like such a simple task yet I hear recording after recording that has obvious phase issues. On drums maybe it’s the overheads are out of phase, or the outside

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