Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Drum Miking 101 - Rock N Roll!

This is a straight forward micing technique for rock that I have been using for a while. Yields great TONE!

D112 and M88 in the Kick

View of the inside of the kick - Note: The D112 is very happy with out a mic stand

Um 70 (omni) front of kit - down low

451 on Hat with a pop filter

451 on Ride Cymbal

Neumann TLM 103's for Overheads (or any large diaphragm condensers)

57 on Snare top and bottom

View of the kit - Gobos on the sides

Friday, January 6, 2012

Chicago Sessions: AARON KOPPEL QUARTET • Multiverse

Aaron Koppel – guitar; Matt Nelson – piano, Hammond B-3, Rhodes; Graham Czach – upright & electric bass; Robert Tucker – drums. Recorded 6/19 & 6/26/2011

The follow-up to their critically-acclaimed 2009 album "Falling Together Falling Apart" - #7 in Neil Tesser’s Top Ten Chicago Jazz Discs of 2009, #12 in’s Top Chicago Recordings of 2009, 3 ½ Stars! (3=Good, 4=Excellent) – Downbeat Magazine, "Recommended" by Cadence Magazine, "Easily Recommended" - Chicago Jazz Magazine.