Watch leading recording engineers talking on camera about recording in the pro and home studio. Learn their unique and special recording tips, learn how to record and mix better.
Can an affordable USB mic with multiple capsules give results good enough to make a record? Recording engineer and musician Russ Cottier tests a unit from SSL (better known for mixing consoles) out to find out how technology has advanced - Put on your headphones...
Renowned in the metal scene with bands including SikTh, Enter Shikari and Young Guns, Dan gives us a behind the scenes look (and listen) at his drum recording setup with a tour around the kit to look at mic's and tuning etc on a session...
Grammy winning engineer Mike Exeter shows his great sounding Drum Recording methods with top session drummer Karl Brazil.
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 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 short video that we recorded with Russell Cottier pre-COVID on comparing two pairs of mics...
Recording drums is a bit of a hot topic, certainly here at RP it is and you can never get enough tips and ideas to get a better or more interesting sound so it's great to be able to bring this new feature shot in...
Woodworm Studios was the venue for our recording masterclass focused on rock and metal production - this was our drum recording section which we have edited to hopefully not run too long and we think that these methods would be of great interest to anyone...
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.
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.
Russell Cottier talks with recording engineer and mixing legend, Andrew Scheps.
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.
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.
Continuing this series with Clint Murphy we take a look at Clint's 'Fake Slam Mic' technique.
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.