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Recording and mixing techniques

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    Acoustic Guitar Recording - 7 mic setups with Sean Genockey
    Acoustic Guitar Recording  - 7 mic setups with Sean Genockey

    SEAN GENOCKEY is a London-based record producer, mixer, songwriter and guitarist and in this video shows 7 mic placement techniques - you can substitute the more expensive microphones with cheaper

    1 SM57 for Recording Drums a single SM57 can produce Great Sounding Drums
    1 SM57 for Recording Drums A single SM57 can produce Great Sounding Drums

    Top recording engineer Mike Thorne shows how to get a great drum sound in his recording studio with limited equipment - using just one microphone.  We chose the Shure SM57

    Drum recording with two microphones comparing AKG 414 and Coles 4038
    Drum recording with two microphones Comparing AKG 414 and Coles 4038

    We are planning a full studio tour and video interview with Andy Bowes at Catalyst Studios in the next few months but for now, we hope you enjoy watching this

    Sylvia Massy recording setup and explanation
    Sylvia Massy recording setup and explanation

    Russell Cottier and the RecordProduction.com crew visited Edge Studios in Cheshire , UK, on a rainy day to find out about the famous recording techniques that Sylvia is known for

    Drum recording ideas with Mike Exeter & Clint Murphy
    Drum recording ideas with Mike Exeter & Clint Murphy

    Mike Exeter and Clint Murphy 3 recording methods at Rimshot Studios Recording drums is a bit of a hot topic, certainly here at RP it is and you can never

    Andrew Dudman takes us around his live recording setup
    Andrew Dudman Takes us around his live recording setup

    Around 80 producers and engineers met up at  Abbey Road's Studio Three  in October 2018 to participate in a live recording workshop with senior Abbey Road Studios engineer Andrew Dudman.

    Drum recording with Clint Murphy & Mike Exeter
    Drum recording with Clint Murphy & Mike Exeter

    A look at Drum Recording with two top recording engineers at Woodworm Woodworm Studios was the venue for our recording masterclass focused on rock and metal production - this was

    Acoustic guitar microphones compared
    Acoustic guitar microphones compared

    Mike Exeter met up with Barry Bayliss at Gospel Oak Studios near Birmingham, UK, to compare a range of microphones for recording acoustic guitar. Some of the microphones were very

    Tape flange feature one way to get a flanging effect
    Tape flange feature One way to get a flanging effect

    A group of recording engineers met up at Rimshot Studios , a lovely recording studio in the UK's Kent countryside, to try out some ideas, share techniques and hang out.

    Piano recording workshop at Rimshot Studios
    Piano recording workshop at Rimshot Studios

    George Shilling & Neil Pickles compare piano recording techniques March 2017 - We were at Rimshot Studios recording some production videos in our series for the site with musician Nigel

    Piano recording techniques with Clint Murphy
    Piano recording techniques with Clint Murphy

    Clint Murphy takes a look at several piano recording techniques Clint Murphy was at Rimshot Studios recording some production videos with Mike Exeter and decided that as we had a

    Mark Rankin talks about recording drums
    Mark Rankin talks about recording drums

    Mark Rankin discusses his approach to recording drums. Nick Poortman visited Mark to meet up and chat about some of the unique working methods and approaches, this is a short

    Ian Shepherd tries wearable binaural mic's on a studio session
    Ian Shepherd tries wearable binaural mic

    Testing out wearable Soundman OKM II binaural microphones on session March 2017 - We were at Rimshot Studios recording a new production series for the site with musician Nigel Powell

    Dan Logan talks about recording drums at Orchard Studios
    Dan Logan Talks about recording drums at Orchard Studios

    Russ Cottier met with Dan Logan at Orchard Studios and talked drums. Recording drums is one of those subjects where you just can't get enough information and opinions - we

    Piano mic shoot out comparing microphones with Clint Murphy
    Piano mic shoot out Comparing microphones with Clint Murphy

    Clint Murphy's unique series continues here on RecordProduction.com with a journey to Belgium's ICP Studios - Clint compares three piano mic alternatives selecting some very classy mics from ICP's excellent

    Guitar cab recording with Clint Murphy & Mike Exeter
    Guitar cab recording with Clint Murphy & Mike Exeter

    A look at guitar cab recording with two mics, Shure SM57 and Royer 121 Woodworm Studios was the venue for our Metal Recording Masterclass in 2015. This is a short