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    Drum recording experiments with Angus Wallace at Far Heath
    Drum recording experiments with Angus Wallace at Far Heath

    We set up an unusual Drum Recording day at Far Heath Studios with recording engineer Angus Wallace. Angus came up with his idea a while back after being inspired by

    Drum recording techniques for one microphone with Greg Haver
    Drum recording techniques for one microphone with Greg Haver

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    Drum recording masterclass with George Shilling
    Drum recording masterclass with George Shilling

    Spend 20 minutes learning how George Shilling records drums at Modern World A number of leading recording engineers and record producers gathered at Modern World Studios in the UK

    Mike Fraser recording Drums feature
    Mike Fraser Recording Drums feature

    Mike Fraser started his career at Vancouver’s infamous recording studio “Little Mountain Sound”. “Fraze’s” discography speaks for itself - Aerosmith, AC/DC, Rush and others have used Mike’s engineering and

    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Billy Cobham
    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Billy Cobham

    Bill Cobham session recorded at Long View Farm Studios, Boston Special thanks to Ken Scott , Bill Cobham and Sonic Reality for making this feature possible! This is a

    Nick Mailing and Phil English guitar cab recording
    Nick Mailing and Phil English Guitar cab recording

    Phil English and Nick Mailing chat about microphone techniques for recording guitar cabs. This covers standard mic tips, how to choose the best cone to mic up, bass cabs, room

    Drum microphone placement with James Towler techniques for the studio and for live
    Drum microphone placement with James Towler Techniques for the studio and for live

    Steve Winwood's recording engineer James Towler shows his drum recording microphone setups at Steve's Wincraft Studios. James shows us his drum recording techniques on stage James Towler took time out

    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Bob Siebenberg
    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Bob Siebenberg

    Special thanks to Ken Scott , Bob Siebenberg and Sonic Reality for making this feature possible! This is a greatest "hits" collection unlike any other. Famed producer / engineer

    Robert Carranza recording acoustic guitar and vocals
    Robert Carranza Recording acoustic guitar and vocals

    We met up with music producer Robert Carranza in L.A where he spoke about his technique for recording acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time and keeping the

    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Woody Woodmansey
    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Woody Woodmansey

    Special thanks to Ken Scott , Woody Woodmansey and Sonic Reality for making this feature possible! Woody Woodmansey Discography The Rats 1969 - Blues Toons - Hype 1970-71 Bowie

    Tips for mic placement when recording drums with Clint Murphy
    Tips for mic placement when recording drums with Clint Murphy

    Recording engineer Clint Murphy is based in Auckland, New Zealand. This 1 minute short video looks at one of the drum recording techniques that Clint uses. This unusual mic technique

    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Rod Morgenstein
    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Rod Morgenstein

    Special thanks to Ken Scott , Rod Morgenstein and Sonic Reality for making this feature possible! This is a greatest "hits" collection unlike any other. Famed producer / engineer

    Craig Silvey drum recording methods
    Craig Silvey Drum recording methods

    Record producer Craig Silvey talks to George Shilling at Konk Studios, London Since the early days of his career as Chief Engineer on the scoring stage at the legendary Skywalker

    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Terry Bozzio
    Ken Scott - Drum recording feature with Terry Bozzio

    Special thanks to Ken Scott , Terry Bozzio and Sonic Reality for making this feature possible! This is a greatest "hits" collection unlike any other. Famed producer / engineer

    Ken Scott drum recording video features
    Ken Scott Drum recording video features

    Ken Scott talks with Russell Cottier at Abbey Road Studios Here's a sneak peak behind the scenes of the Ken Scott Collection sampling sessions with unique behind the scenes video

    Steve Orchard drum recording tips
    Steve Orchard Drum recording tips

    Record producer recording engineer Steve Orchard drum mic and recording techniques. Steve Orchard is a highly skilled recording engineer and we recorded a video interview at Air Studios and