Details, Details: Setting Up Snake Channel 24 - Setting Up the Lead Vocal Mic for The Red Hot Chili Peppers
The attention to detail that takes place in preparing a rock show can be mind boggling. For example, I listed out the factors we account for in setting up the lead vocal mic for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Some people want their music really loud, and there’s nothing wrong with that. If loudness is part of their aesthetic and the audience likes it, then I say let’s go for it. In order to deliver the most musically effective loudness, that goal must have been addressed in the mixing process, but not as directly as you might think.
World renowned mixer/producer Chris Lord-Alge granted Audiofanzine an exclusive interview. The man behind Green Day, Paramore, Deftones, Madonna, Tina Turner, James Brown, among others, shared his working methods and ethics from his studio in Tarzana. Let’s see what the master has to say.
In the studio with George Massenburg: In the Control ... - Masterclass with George Massenburg on different topics related to music production
"Coloring the sound? That's bullshit"! ...according to George Massenburg, one of the best regarded sound engineers in the world. And he has plenty more to say, as you can learn in the sixth and final part of the studio report we dedicated to George Massenburg.
NAMM 2012 is over, and now it is time to make sense of what over 95,000 attendees experienced: the all-you-can-eat buffet of musical gear. Hence, without further ado, and in no particular order, here is Audiofanzine’s Top 13 list for NAMM 2012...