Our guest this week is Trenton Hall and we talk about using studio techniques in live situations and the Behringer X32 rack.
In this episode of Ask HRS we talk about:
Pro Tools issues because of slow drives
beware of CFL bulbs in the studio
new gear we’ve acquired recently?
lessons or tricks from a recent session?
how do we feel about Slate digital VCC now?
Can mistakes contribute to feel or should they be removed?
Doubled hits in overhead and room mics?
tube amps are too loud
outside the box (as in oddball) mastering techniques
LCR panning and clarity
Amp attenuators again
Sound Devices 633 and 664
Comments on Marco’s song on show 229
Using hardware compression for tracking and mixing
Comments on Glass Wands segment from show 230
This week Jon has a segment on recording and mixing drums with minimal equipment. The tips and tricks you need for great drums in the worst situations.
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This week answer your questions from the last 4 shows. Thanks to all wrote in with great questions.
Time adjustment of drum tracks to tweak phase
New theme competition
Mark’s DIY addiction is all Ryan’s fault
The first rule of impedance club
Mixing the theme song
Using reference tracks when mixing
Our gear lists
Is this show all an ad? Is this real life?
Audio interface recommendation
– Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56
Organizing drum samples
Plugins with added harmonics
– Jeremy Anderson’s plugin tests
– Fab’s DSP Lab at Gearevu
Tape and console emulations without iLok
– Sonimus Satson
– Toneboosters Reelbus
Noisy monitors with Mbox Mini
Alesis Trigger IO vs Slate Trigger
More post production, ADR, Deliverables and Loudness.
This week we have a guest segment from Lucas Lee about his self-produced and recorded prog-rock album Normalcy Bias. Lucas goes through the preproduction, equipment, techniques, working with session drummer Pat Mastelotto, and much more.
This week we chat with Bjorgvin Benediktsson about his new startup Crowd Audio and their indiegogo campaign.