Tagged: "mics"

October 23, 2012

Episode 20 – Audio Technica

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

May 30, 2012

Episode 12 – Room Mics pt1

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

March 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 […]

March 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 […]

March 05, 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 […]

March 04, 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 […]