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10/24/2012

Audio Technica Performances

Here is a set of videos featuring both the perfomances from Episode 20 – Audio Technica and Kurt Berger demonstrating several other setups featuring microphones from Audio Technica. All of Kurt’s recordings were recorded through Overstayer Channel Amps with no other processing.  

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Episode 20 – Audio Technica

Charlie demonstrates some great mics from Audio Technica in a variety of setups.

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Episode 19 – Polar Patterns

Charlie demonstrates how to use different polar patterns to get the most from your microphones.

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Episode 18 – Tom Micing Techniques

Back at Scott's studio, Charlie puts some popular tom mics to the test!

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Episode 17 – Paiste Cymbals Extravaganza!

In this episode Charlie takes a trip to one of his favorite places on earth. Paiste Cymbals! With the help of cymbal guru and Paiste Artist Relations Manager Andrew Shreve, they will try out 9 different sets of cymbals for a variety of situations.

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Episode 16 – Golden Age Project

Charlie’s back behind his house kit to demo the Golden Age Project PRE-73 , EQ-73 Vintage 1073 Style EQ, and COMP-54 Compressor.

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Episode 15- Mic Preamps

Using his house kit and a Glynn Johns setup, Charlie demonstrates four different sets of mic preamps. The Millennia HV-3D, The Golden Age Project Pre-73 Deluxe, The API 212, and a Behringer Eurodesk.

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Episode 14 – Lo-Fi Madness

how to get ex boyfriend back This week Charlie demonstrates a plethora of lo-fi micing techniques.

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Episode 13 – Rooms pt2

Charlie takes last week’s room sound and demonstrates some techniques to get the most out of your room mics in the mix.

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Episode 12 – Room Mics pt1

In this episode Charlie demonstrates some of the popular coincident micing techniques to capture a full, focused room sound.

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Episode 11 – Recorderman

This week Charlie demonstrates the Recorderman technique as well as a few variations.

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FOD Subkick 5/17/2012

Episode 10 – Subkick

  Charlie shows how to make any speaker into a subkick. In addition to the classic NS10 woofer, we tried out an 18″ subwoofer, a 12″ guitar speaker, and a 4″ Auratone replacement driver. Download the full-bandwidth, multi-track audio files here.  

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FOD Cascade 5/9/2012

Episode 9 – Cascade 3 Mic Challenge

  Today we use a variety of three-mic configurations featuring some great microphones form Cascade. All mics ran through Golden Age Project mic preamps, straight to our DAW. We used some plug-in eq and no compression. Download Full-bandwidth Audio Files Here! Configuration #1: Elroy Tube, set to figure-8 -10db pad 8″ in front of kick. […]

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FOD 57s 4/25/2012

Episode 8 – The 57 Chalenge

Charlie and Scott mic up the batmobile with nothing but 57s! …and it sounds GOOD! We used all four types of 57 that have been buy cheap viagra made through the years. We tried out all the different types on different drums and chose the best option available for each one. If we’d  had a […]

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Episode 7 – Auralex

Today we’re in a very large live room with the Gretsch Brooklyn series viagra for sale kit and the new Auralex ProMAX panel system. The Gretsch kit features an 18×24″ kick drum, 9×13″ rack tom, 16×16″ floor tom and a 6×14″ USA maple snare drum. In order to best capture the interaction of room and […]

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Episode 6 – Bring the Funk w/ Bennie Rodgers II!

Few drummers are more in demand than Bennie Rodgers II. With his groove, musicality and dedication it’s no wonder he is sought after by the likes of Big Bang, Keri Hilson and Mariah Carey. When we were putting our funk episode together he was the first person we called. Check Bennie out on Twitter On […]

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FOD URS 4/3/2012

Episode 5 – Ultimate Rhythm Studio

  This week we’re going to take a look into Charlie’s workflow at Ultimate Rhythm Studio and how he uses a combination of hardware and plugins during the tracking process. Oh yea, and how to work all by yourself. Charlie is using one of his house kits, a Pearl Session Custom featuring a 9×12 rack […]

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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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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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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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