Archive | March, 2012

MXL 3/28/2012

We Have A Winner!

MXL V67i Giveaway Winner! Congratulations to ejendres for winning the MXL V67i! We would like to thank Mark Wein from and MXL Microphones for allowing us to participate in this excellent giveaway!

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KC MXL 3/28/2012

Tech & Tuning – MXL and Gretsch

Mike Nieland stops by to demo and fill you in on all the juicy tidbits of the new Gretsch Brooklyn Series kit featured in the MXL episode.

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FOD MXL 3/27/2012

Episode 4 – MXL & Gretsch!

MXL’s Microphones…Meet Gretsch Drums!   This week Charlie teams up with MXL Microphones, Gretsch Drums and Paiste Cymbals to bring you a truly unique sound! The kit is a Gretsch Brooklyn Series kit featuring a 9×13 rack tom, 16×16 floor tom and an 18×24 kick. The shells are a maple/poplar combination and feature a 30 […]

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FOD Roy Harper 3/26/2012

MXL’s Roy Harper Interview

Roy Harper talks to about MXL microphones.

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KC Snare 3 3/21/2012

Anatomy Of A Snare Drum pt3

Kurt Berger demonstrates how to replace and adjust the snare wires.

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IMG_2753 3/20/2012

Episode 3 – Ray Luzier

When Korn’s Ray Luzier isn’t traversing the globe playing in front of millions of die hard Korn fans, he’s at his home studio layin’ down tracks for people all over the world. FOD’s Charlie Waymire stops by to talk with Ray about his philosophy of drumming and his career, from Musicians Institute to David Lee […]

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C Snare2 3/15/2012

Anatomy Of A Snare Drum pt2

Kurt Berger compares Remo vs Evans heads on some of our favorite snares.

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Ep2 Overheads 3/13/2012

Episode 2 – Overheads

This week Charlie takes us to Ultimate Rhythm Studios to show us four popular overhead techniques. 1. Neumann KM84s in an xy. 2. MXL V67Ns in ORTF. 3. Spaced cardioids using Audio Technica 4050s. 4. MXL R144s in a Blumlein pair. We also get to see Charlie’s personal kit in it’s natural habitat. The downloadable […]

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Ray Luzier pic 3/12/2012

Ray Luzier Interview

Ray Luzier talks about his career before Korn, studio vs. stage, and Korn’s new album, “The Path Of Totality.”

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KC Snare 1 3/8/2012

Anatomy Of A Snare Drum pt1

Kurt Berger explains the basics of snare tuning.

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Batmobile pic 3/5/2012

Episode 1 – The Batmobile

Charlie Waymire visits Scott Francisco’s studio and gives his kit – The Batmobile – a test drive. Also: Kurt Berger breaks down the tuning and setup of the Batmobile for a hard-hitting rock sound. I purchased the Batmobile a while ago as a house kit for my studio. Though I’d had the kit for a […]

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What is 3/5/2012

What is

Full On is the one stop source of information for anyone interested in recording drums.

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KC Batmobile 3/4/2012

T&T – The Batmobile

Kurt Berger tunes up the Batmobile for Episode 1.

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Kit_Top_shot 3/4/2012

Recording Drums – The Basic Approach

Every engineer has a basic default setup that suits 90% of situations he may find himself in. I am no exception. If I have a bunch of time, this setup may be a starting point for more creative techniques. When this is the case, often I will still leave the basic mics in place in […]

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Ndugu-Chancler 3/4/2012

5Q with Ndugu Chancler on education

Ndugu Chancler graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills with a degree in music education. By then he had already performed with the Gerald Wilson Big Band, Herbie Hancock, and recorded with Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, and Bobby Hutcherson, among many others. His playing can be heard on many hit records including Michael Jackson‘s “Billie […]

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