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    Production masterclass with Nigel Powell featuring Clint Murphy, Mike Exeter & George Shilling
    Production masterclass with Nigel Powell Featuring Clint Murphy, Mike Exeter & George Shilling

    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.

    Metal recording workshop feature with top recording engineers
    Metal recording workshop feature with top recording engineers

    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 kick drum sample technique
    Clint Murphy Kick drum sample technique

    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.

    Parallel compression for drums with Clint Murphy
    Parallel compression for drums with Clint Murphy

    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.

    The Floor Mic Technique with Andrew Lowe demonstrated at Wolverhampton University
    The Floor Mic Technique with Andrew Lowe Demonstrated at Wolverhampton University

    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.

    Neumann KM 84 vs Neumann CMV-4 two microphones compared at ICP Studios
    Neumann KM 84 vs Neumann CMV-4 Two microphones compared at ICP Studios

    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...

    Clint Murphy demonstrates his floor mic technique
    Clint Murphy Demonstrates his floor mic technique

    Continuing our in depth studio production series with recording engineer Clint Murphy we look at Clint's Floor Mic technique. The video is only a few minutes long and shows the placement that Clint uses, the compression settings and most importantly, how it actually sounds.

    Clint Murphy fake slam mic technique
    Clint Murphy Fake slam mic technique

    Continuing this series with Clint Murphy we take a look at Clint's 'Fake Slam Mic' technique.

    Austen Kilburn talks with Mike Exeter about Drum Recording
    Austen Kilburn talks with Mike Exeter about Drum Recording

    Austen Kilburn met with Mike Exeter to talk about getting the best possible drum sound on a tight budget and in a room not designed for recording.

    Mike Cave's mixing tips - Pt 3 working with mix buss processing
    Mike Cave

    In this episode of Mike Cave's mixing tips he tells Russell Cottier about his methods for getting a better sounding mix.

    Mike Cave's mixing tips - Pt 2 better vocals in a mix
    Mike Cave

    In this episode of Mike Cave's mixing tips he tells Russell Cottier about his methods for getting a better vocal sound and getting vocals to sit better in the mix.

    Drum recording methods with George Shilling
    Drum recording methods with George Shilling

    George Shilling is an in-demand producer and recording engineer with a vast wealth of experience.

    Alan Parsons shows how he records drums at State of The Ark
    Alan Parsons shows how he records drums at State of The Ark

    Dave Kerzner of Sonic Reality was working with both Alan Parsons and Nick Mason (Pink Floyd's drummer) to create a sample library creating as close a copy to the original drum sound as possible of Dark Side of the Moon.

    Mike Cave's mixing tips - Pt 1 better bass in a mix
    Mike Cave

    Russ Hello and welcome to the RecordProduction.com masterclass tips. We are at Loft Studios in Liverpool with Mike Cave.

    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.