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    • Episode 34 – Aphex
          For episode 34 we had the pleasure of working with the folks at Aphex Electronics. Best known for the Aural Exciter, Big Bottom, and Compeller, their wide range of mic pres are often overlooked. J …

     

    • Episode 33 – Jazz w/Jason Harnell
      In episode 33 Jazz master Jason Harnell joins us with special guest Joe Bagg on keyboards. They give a fantastic live performance that we think you will really enjoy! Jason’s kit is a Yamaha Master Cu …

     

    • Episode 32 – Heil Sound!
        In episode 32 Charlie takes a bunch of mics from Heil Sound for a drive. If you’ve seen the show then you know that Charlie loves his PR30s’ and you’re about to find out why! Drums: Pearl Cymbals: A …

     

    • Episode 31 – Ryan Higa “GTFO My Room”
      Today Charlie is in studio with producer and multi-instrumentalist Andy Lange recording drums for Ryan Higa’s “GTFO My Room”; a hilarious parody of all things emo! “GTFO My Room” is available on iTune …

     

    • Episode 30 – The Toft ATB Console
        The console has long been the central hub of the recording studio. Even with all of the flexibility and convenience of modern software-based recording, there’s nothing like having all of your mic pr …

     

    • Episode 29 – Ray Luzier Returns!
          On the eve of a new Korn world tour to support their brand new album, “The Paradigm Shift”, Ray Luzier stopped by Ultimate Rhythm Studios to film a new episode for FullOnDrums.com. Ray’s first app …

     

    • Episode 28 – Statues of Cats
        Los Angeles based rock band Statues of Cats have been recording their debut EP, “Memorabilia”, for 80/20 Records at Ultimate Rhythm Studios. Actually “rock band” is a bit limiting. Statues of Cats i …

     

    • Episode 27 – Chandler Limited!
      In this episode Charlie gets to play with some of his favorite gear from Chandler Limited! Wade Goeke, the mastermind behind the Chandler sound, was kind enough to send us some great gear and we waste …

     

    • Episode 26 – BIG Drums w/Jeff Bowders
      Rock drummer extraordinaire, Jeff Bowders, joined FullOnDrums.com at Ultimate Rhythm Studios for what we thought would be a fun episode with some great rock drumming. Boy were we in for a surprise! Je …

     

    • Episode 25 – Groovin’ w/Mike Avenaim
      Hailing from the land down under, Aussie drummer Mike Avenaim is quickly making a name for himself here in the states. Although he’s relocated to Los Angeles his long time friend, and prolific songwri …

     

    • Episode 24 – The Big Room!
        Charlie discusses several different ways to get room sounds in a large room   To start we use the Cascade X-15 Stereo Ribbon Mic running through a Chandler Limited TG2 and move it around the room to …

     

    • Episode 23 – Gettin’ Crazy w/Glen Sobel!
      Alice Cooper’s stickman Glen Sobel is hands down one of the best rock drummers around. His knowledge of music and skill level on the drums are why he has been sought after by some of the best musician …

     

    • Episode 22 – The Mid-Side Technique
        Charlie demonstrates the Mid-Side stereo micing technique. The mid-side technique is one of the most flexible and accurate stereo micing techniques available. It consists of two matching condenser m …

     

    • Episode 21 – Gretsch Brooklyn + $400
      Charlie is back behind a Gretsch Brooklyn series kit using the Massenberg overhead technique to get a great sound with just $400 worth of mics! Welcome to 2013 and the new home of FullOnDrums.com: Ult …

     

    • Episode 20 – Audio Technica
      Charlie demonstrates some great mics from Audio Technica in a variety of setups. We start off with a full tight-mic setup for a hi-fi fusion sort of sound: Kick – AE2500 dual element kick mic (both el …

     

    • Episode 19 – Polar Patterns
      Charlie demonstrates how to use different polar patterns to get the most from your microphones. We start out using an MXL 2010 multi-pattern condenser to demonstrate the three basic patterns: omni, fi …

     

    • Episode 18 – Tom Micing Techniques
      Back at Scott's studio, Charlie puts some popular tom mics to the test! Download the full-bandwidth, multi-track audio files here! Charlie is playing a Pearl Reference Series kit, a.k.a. The Batm …

     

    • 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 differe …

     

    • 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. This week we used three different setups featuring all GAP mic preamps, …

     

    • 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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