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Recording Drums w/1 Microphone

Recording Drums w/1 Microphone

 

 

I know what you’re thinking. Do we really need to talk about recording drums, or any instrument for that matter, with 1 microphone again?

Yes.

Capturing any source with one 1 mic allows you to really learn about what you’re recording. Especially..

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New In Studio Performance: Bleeding Harp!

New In Studio Performance: Bleeding Harp!

The Music Chamber has been a HUGE success! We’ve been fortunate to have some amazing musicians performing to a fantastic live audience in the studio as well as a huge online streaming audience. It’s been electric in the studio for these performances.

At the last Music Chamber concert..

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Rock Drums Sounds with 5 Mics!

Rock Drums Sounds with 5 Mics!

 

 

Over the past couple of months I’ve started doing a lot of live streaming seminars. I love going live because I can interact directly with other recording enthusiasts that are watching….in real-time!

One recent seminar was on the topic of capturing a..

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Simple Room Micing Trick

Simple Room Micing Trick

 

 

There is simply no better way to add depth, space, and sometimes excitement to your drum sounds than using room mics. Can you say Led Zeppelin?

However, I realize that not everyone has the space to really explore all the cool room mic possibilities. Yes, you could..

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Behind the Scenes with Chad Smith

Behind the Scenes with Chad Smith

Yesterday we posted video of Chad & Kevin tracking “Eagle Eye”. Today we bring behind the scenes footage from the session.

As far as sessions go it went pretty smooth. Working with professional musicians like Chad & Kevin make my job as an engineer pretty easy. Kevin..

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In Session w/Chad Smith!

In Session w/Chad Smith!

Some sessions are fun…and then some sessions are FUN!

Few drummers can lay down a groove like Chad Smith. Few bass players can lay down a groove like Kevin Chown. Together, they form an unstoppable rhythm section. For most musicians watching them work together would be the ultimate educational..

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Why It’s Important To Know Your Mics!

Why It’s Important To Know Your Mics!

 

 

When I start preparing for a session the first thing I do is talk with the artist and find out what they are looking for sonically. We’ll talk about their music, their influences, what albums they like and I’ll ask them for references of other artists that fit..

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Live Streaming Master Class Performance!

Live Streaming Master Class Performance!

We’ve been live streaming some great education Master Classes this month! Guitar improv, drum recording, blues guitar & bass, and we have much more coming up.

Here’s a little excerpt from our live Blues Improv Master Class with Ernesto Homeyer and Jesse Stern.

There..

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The Music Chamber: Sonja Midtune

The Music Chamber: Sonja Midtune

We are extremely happy to announce that we have the first video from our new show “The Music Chamber” online! Last month we featured 3 amazing artist in a live, in-studio concert, that we streamed live to the entire world. Sonja Midtune, Dankrupt, and Statues of Cats.

“The Music..

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Building A Drum Sound pt4!

Building A Drum Sound pt4!

 

 

In our final installment of “Building A Drum Sound” I’m replacing the mono overhead with a stereo spaced pair.

This isn’t your typical spaced pair however. I approach my overheads a little different than the norm. Actually I adapted this from..

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