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by Magnetic Services
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Secret Chords
Replies: 30
Views: 2974

Re: Secret Chords

The One Weird Trick Songwriters Don't Want You to Know!
by Magnetic Services
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: How'd they get this sound?
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: How'd they get this sound?

The hard-panned guitars certainly help the vocal have its own space, and they don't have a ton of high- or low-end to compete with the cymbals or bass. The toms also seem to be panned pretty wide, helping them stick out from the bass. Seems like some no-frills, good-ol'-fashioned balancing from a co...
by Magnetic Services
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Reamped Bass Phase Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 1805

Re: Reamped Bass Phase Issue

Since the mic was placed so far away I'll assume they/you were going for an "open" sound. In that case, delaying the mic signal even further could solve your phase problem and create a cool bass sound? You'd probably want more DI than mic to keep it sounding solid, however. Another option would be t...
by Magnetic Services
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Garage Studio Build
Replies: 51
Views: 10677

Re: Garage Studio Build

Looks awesome! Is that how the floor's going to stay? My live room has plywood over a floating floor and I ended up just collecting enough rugs to cover the whole thing, because flooring is expensive as shit! I considered getting nicer ply and staining/coating it, but that's expensive too and I had ...
by Magnetic Services
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Unusual recording gigs and new experiences- share your stories
Replies: 25
Views: 4293

Re: Unusual recording gigs and new experiences- share your stories

winky dinglehoffer wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:18 pm
the best Dada tone poet I've ever seen perform.
A high honor!
by Magnetic Services
Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: reverbs - mono or stereo and why?
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Re: reverbs - mono or stereo and why?

I suppose if I had lots of different verbs on different instruments or was panning the verb away from the instrument, I'd want to keep things focused with mono. But for a general-purpose global reverb, always stereo. Honestly hadn't thought much about it until now, though!
by Magnetic Services
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: No fancy tube mics - am I missing out?
Replies: 40
Views: 5597

Re: No fancy tube mics - am I missing out?

Just so everyone can read this one more time: Grab a mic. Track the vocal. Work on your coaching and help them phrase and fix busy lines and move them close or away from the mic and tilt the mic up or down for effect and baffle the room or not and look at the lyric sheet and ask "What are you saying...
by Magnetic Services
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Unusual recording gigs and new experiences- share your stories
Replies: 25
Views: 4293

Re: Unusual recording gigs and new experiences- share your stories

This summer I recorded at a couple sessions of a rock 'n roll camp for girls (aged 8-16). Each time it was ten bands in about 4 hours, each doing 2-3 takes of a single song before the next band rolled in and they went back to their pizza party or decorating signs and whatnot. I brought my mobile rig...
by Magnetic Services
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Old Colony Mastering build recap
Replies: 37
Views: 5646

Re: Old Colony Mastering build recap

Nice! I should get around to uploading my pics and writing up my studio building experience for the collective hive mind to assimilate.

PS: I've always envied that little tilty rolling rack. Is that a custom job?
by Magnetic Services
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What to do with a crippled MD421?
Replies: 3
Views: 874

Re: What to do with a crippled MD421?

Put a lightbulb in it!!!
by Magnetic Services
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Singer/songwriters need a bib!
Replies: 10
Views: 2200

Re: Singer/songwriters need a bib!

Did I accidentally wander over to the BattleBots forum again?

Cool idea, but seems a bit unwieldy and the PZMs would certainly catch a lot of room bleed in a lively room. However, I'd really love to hear this thing turned sideways and used as a stereo PZM room mic!
by Magnetic Services
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Multing Lead vocals
Replies: 9
Views: 1825

Re: Multing Lead vocals

I can't be the only one who clicked on this thread because it looked like "MUTING lead vocals" Anyway, I rarely fuck with more than one compressor on a vocal track but what I sometimes do (including literally minutes ago) is split the vocal onto separate tracks for different sections. In this case, ...
by Magnetic Services
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What to do with a pair of NS-10s, half working
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: What to do with a pair of NS-10s, half working

mwerden wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:15 am
Seems prohibitively expensive to get new drivers and get everything running again. I'm inclined to go with the "Boat Anchor" analysis.
Or concrete shoes?
by Magnetic Services
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What to do with a pair of NS-10s, half working
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: What to do with a pair of NS-10s, half working

I know I heard about a company making new replacement cones/drivers specifically for NS-10s... I'll have to see if I can find out more.

Edit:

Avantone: http://www.avantonepro.com/av10-mlf.php

Reftone: https://reftone.com/store/reftone-ld-10-woofers/
by Magnetic Services
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Reverb - show us your spaces...
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Re: Reverb - show us your spaces...

Very cool space! How much remote tracking work do you get and how does it come to you?

Also, I write for Reverb and I'm wondering: did you write this yourself or did they? And also, did they reach out to you about it or you to them?