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Forum: Recording 04-15-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By axemanchris
I almost never record to a click. I like the...

I almost never record to a click. I like the natural ebb and flow that is made almost impossible when you play with a click.

That said, for something like a tech-metal project... I'd probaby try...
Forum: Recording 04-12-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By axemanchris
No prob! CT

No prob!

CT
Forum: Recording 04-11-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By axemanchris
Hi there; Ok, so the most obvious thing that...

Hi there;

Ok, so the most obvious thing that almost jumps right out is the placement of your listening station. Conventional wisdom says to place your speakers more or less in the middle of the...
Forum: Recording 04-11-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By axemanchris
Yeah, usb is just a more modern architecture. ...

Yeah, usb is just a more modern architecture. MIDI data is pretty lightweight so the original DIN cables were - and are - fine. Use whatever cable connector matches what you're plugging it...
Forum: Recording 04-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By axemanchris
How loud is the amp? From the photos, I'm not...

How loud is the amp? From the photos, I'm not sure why you wouldn't be getting the in-your-face sound you're looking for. I'd predict (without hearing it, just based on the photos) that, if...
Forum: Recording 04-06-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
Well, just doing some rudimentary playing around...

Well, just doing some rudimentary playing around today...

Didn't really have great luck with using both mics in figure-8 mode.

Best two-mic result so far was to use the K2 in cardiod mode for the...
Forum: Recording 04-06-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
Hmmm...interesting and very simple. Something...

Hmmm...interesting and very simple.

Something to think about there too.

Thanks all!

CT
Forum: Recording 04-06-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
Never until now having two figure-8 mics, I've...

Never until now having two figure-8 mics, I've never tried the Blumlein pair. If for nothing else, even just for academic purposes, I want to try this now.

A little curious about the...
Forum: Recording 04-06-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
As much as I wouldn't anticipate using a direct...

As much as I wouldn't anticipate using a direct out on an acoustic guitar as a "keeper" at all, I'm an even more firm believer in "you never know...and if it sucks, you certainly don't have to use...
Forum: Recording 03-28-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
Good thought abut using the C4's as room mics in...

Good thought abut using the C4's as room mics in stereo along with the others for support... or vice-versa...

May well be worth a try. Nice to have options, even if you don't use all the tracks. ...
Forum: Recording 03-27-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By axemanchris
recording a singing guitarist experiences

Hey all;

It's been a while since I've done this, and last I did it, I didn't have the tools I have now.

I have someone coming who is a singer/songwriter in the country genre who wants something...
Forum: Recording 03-27-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By axemanchris
I'll second the John L Sayers forum linked above....

I'll second the John L Sayers forum linked above. John Sayers designs pro studios for a living - facilities into the hundreds of thousands of dollars and up. He participates there.

I'll also...
Forum: Recording 03-23-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By axemanchris
The two shoot-outs are...

The two shoot-outs are here:

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1667078 - UA710 vs Daking
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1645255 - UA710 vs MR816 vs...
Forum: Recording 03-23-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By axemanchris
No prob! The SM7 on hat is an... unexpected...

No prob!

The SM7 on hat is an... unexpected choice.

The MD421 is great for anything you'd otherwise think about using a 57 on - toms, guitar cabs, etc. It just sounds.... beefier. It's a...
Forum: Recording 03-23-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By axemanchris
I have the Steinberg MR816, which is the older...

I have the Steinberg MR816, which is the older brother of the UR824. It's a great interface.

The pres are very clean, but really pretty non-descript. You WILL notice an improvement by adding...
Forum: Recording 01-24-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By axemanchris
Wait...did I say broken? What I meant was...

Wait...did I say broken?

What I meant was "I have the AKG D50 with the axeman mod."

:haha:

CT
Forum: Recording 01-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By axemanchris
I don't usually do these, but I'm working on the...

I don't usually do these, but I'm working on the computer and need a break: (and these guys are a great band from the city I call home, so... ) :)

There's a lot good going on. The intro guitar...
Forum: Recording 01-22-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By axemanchris
Haha. I have a mic that pretty much sounds like...

Haha. I have a mic that pretty much sounds like that by itself.

It's an AKG D50 or D80 or something. I'm pretty sure it's broken.

I keep it when I want that "Lo fi " sound. :haha:

CT
Forum: Recording 01-16-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By axemanchris
Thanks, chaosmoon. I was curious if anyone else...

Thanks, chaosmoon. I was curious if anyone else was going to weigh in, but none as yet, obviously.

I agree about the UA710 in full tube and the Daking being kind of a toss-up on the vocals. I...
Forum: Recording 01-16-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By axemanchris
I think the future has arrived, albeit with a...

I think the future has arrived, albeit with a price tag. The guitars on that Harem Scarem record that I linked to above are fantastic sounding guitars - every bit as good as anything recorded with a...
Forum: Recording 01-16-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By axemanchris
Another variable to consider is how WELL the...

Another variable to consider is how WELL the miked amp was recorded. I don't know enough about you to suggest that the amp was miked and recorded poorly, so I'm not making any presumptions - just...
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By axemanchris
Interesting. I'm a bit surprised that changing...

Interesting. I'm a bit surprised that changing out the preamp made that much of a difference to the actual character of the sound.

CT
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By axemanchris
Of course, the reason I say "us...

Of course, the reason I say "us mortals" is the signal chain above, just the Axe-FX II and the Drawmer 1960 rings up on the cash register at a hair shy of $5G.

CT
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By axemanchris
For most of us mortals, VST sims are fine enough...

For most of us mortals, VST sims are fine enough for scratch demos and what-not, but on their own, are a little lacking. I find that if you can mix them in with some real guitar tracks, they can...
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By axemanchris
Mostly just jump in and have at it. You're...

Mostly just jump in and have at it. You're starting small. Pretty much everyone does. You'll find out soon enough where your weak areas and limitations are, and you'll start addressing those. ...
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By axemanchris
Here's a blog post I made on that very...

Here's a blog post I made on that very topic:

http://greenroommusicblog.blogspot.ca/2012/10/how-to-become-producerengineer.html

CT
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By axemanchris
If it was that easy, then everyone would be doing...

If it was that easy, then everyone would be doing it. ;-)

Lots of good points above, though. You have to consider how YOU find new music. If YOU saw an ad for "Check out the New Amazing Release...
Forum: Recording 01-14-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By axemanchris
Preamp shootout - UA710 vs Daking Mic-Pre One

Hey all! Been away for a bit. Picked up a Daking Mic Pre One preamp and put it through some rudimentary paces and thought I'd share, for interest's sake, my findings.

I put the Daking up against...
Forum: Recording 10-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By axemanchris
We'd also need some kind of idea of what your...

We'd also need some kind of idea of what your expectations are for quality. Is this a demo to send to record companies (ie. studio quality demo), for clubs and such to get gigs (medium quality demo,...
Forum: Recording 10-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By axemanchris
Here is a blog post I wrote about this a couple...

Here is a blog post I wrote about this a couple of years ago.

http://greenroommusicblog.blogspot.ca/2012/10/how-to-become-producerengineer.html

CT
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