Category Archives: The process

Some notes on how I record , the order I record tracks, issues and solutions.

Manowar: The Undisputed Kings of Comedy

Originally posted on The Tyranny of Tradition:
In The Hallowed Halls of True Satire, no comic acts have attained the lofty heights that Manowar has reached by accident. Charlie Chaplin, Abbott and Costello, The Three Stooges, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy,…

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Next Post: additional mics with 2 tracks & frequency dynamics

Coming soon…

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New drum Mic position for ‘Say Nothing’

So I am currently recording a new tune, bit heavier, bit Mogwai, Kyuss (in MY head anyway!) and probably only choral vocals (no lyrics) because frankly I think I am rubbish at them and I want to something more emotive … Continue reading

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New drum mic set up for ‘Damage’

New tune ‘Damage’ sounding pretty good – recorded the drums with two mics that worked really well, getting much better sounds from the toms and snare – better impact (attack), without cymbals or hats being too loud or quiet (image … Continue reading

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New Song: mic-ing a cab

So I started recording a new tune called ‘Damage’ that’s long overdue and I mic’d the cab up with two condensers, one in front slightly to the edge of the cone (to avoid some of the sharp spikes of the … Continue reading

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The Process: an overview

So at the moment I have 2 condenser mics (powered mics with a higher output and more sensitive response) and a passive mic (doesn’t need power – standard live vocal mic). What I generally do is: ┬árecord a guitar riff … Continue reading

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