Steve Albini Dishes on His Approach to Recording Drums

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Steve Albini Dishes on His Approach to Recording Drums

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Albini's beautifully opinionated approach to recording is perhaps most evident recording drums, capturing the instrument in an authentic way....

Mic Placement for Metal Guitar (Video)

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A brilliant video on mic placement & axis positioning for recording metal guitars....

Hammond B3 and Leslie Recording Techniques

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One of the most challenging and unique contemporary instruments that you’ll encounter working in professional studios is the Hammond B3 Organ and Lesie Cabinet combination....

How to Record Piano

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This post is a continuation of my instrument series and describes the standard variations of recording piano, both grand and upright styles. Ahhh piano.  One of the...

Tracking a Band in a Single Room…

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This post focuses on the classic challenge of how to record a band in a single room and not have it sound completely awful. Lots of us have small production studios and tons of...

Idea: Rolling Tracking Station

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This post focuses on an idea I’ve had for a while: a rolling station that can be moved easily around the studio to ease tracking difficulty when working alone. One problem...

Adding Real Ambience After-the-Fact

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This post focuses on capturing ambience by playing back and re-recording sounds in acoustic spaces. The idea of piping sounds into a space and retracking it isn’t new by any...