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.
March 2017 - We were at Rimshot Studios recording some production videos in our series for the site with musician Nigel Powell, pop producer superstar Gary Stevenson and ace engineer / producer George Shilling . We were joined by several leading recording engineers.
Clint Murphy was at Rimshot Studios recording some production videos with Mike Exeter and decided that as we had a lovely Bechstein Grand Piano in a lovely room with someone that could play (Michael Bunce) we recorded this short feature.
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 snippet out of the longer video, click here to watch the full interview.
March 2017 - We were at Rimshot Studios recording a new production series for the site with musician Nigel Powell, pop producer superstar Gary Stevenson and ace engineer / producer George Shilling.
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 think, anyway.
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 mic collection.
Woodworm Studios was the venue for our Metal Recording Masterclass in 2015. This is a short extract of that feature where Mike Exeter and Clint Murphy discuss placement of mics. The two mics of choice are the affordable Sure Sm57 and ribbon Royer.
Russell Cottier talks with recording engineer and mixing legend, Andrew Scheps.
Russell Cottier talks recording guitars with legendary producer, engineer and mix engineer Andrew Scheps. In this short video segment taken from our hour long interview at Monnow Valley Studios recently this feature covers Andrew's love of recording guitars.
Three engineers on one session? How did we avoid a punch-up?. Actually, the three people working on the session all come from different backgrounds but surprisingly to us, they got on really well and we may have inadvertently created a production team by mistake.
Engineers Clint Murphy and Mike Exeter got together with Stuart Jones at Woodworm studios to record a feature for us following the recording of a complete track with a band to compare various recording approaches and methods.
Clint Murphy's unique series here on RecordProduction.com continues with Clint showing us his methods for kick drum replacement with samples and how to tune the kick to be sympathetic to the song.
Continuing our exclusive series with top mix engineer Clint Murphy, this video takes a look at how to create parallel drum compression to get a much more expolsive sound in the mix.
Andrew Lowe decided to experiment with the Floor Mic technique for recording drums championed here on RP by Clint Murphy ( click here to watch that video ) but thwarted by not having a lovely wooden studio floor he decided to experiment.
Clint was at ICP Studios working on a project and found what he describes as an insane amount of vintage microphones so felt compelled to try one of the more unusual mics, the Neumann CMV-4, and recorded a side by side comparrison with the more...