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by drumsound
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I need help High Passing
Replies: 55
Views: 1905

Re: I need help High Passing

I personally feel like the snare tone is better 99% of the time because of the tom mics. I get that, especially when you're thinking about it as a couple of resonators that are subtly adding a little more of another frequency in sympathy with the snare hits. I think it's probably about cymbal wash ...
by drumsound
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I need help High Passing
Replies: 55
Views: 1905

Re: I need help High Passing

always. rack toms usually 60-70Hz ish. floor toms often around 50-60Hz. i am usually working with toms that are tuned pretty low. i literally high pass everything except the kick drum on like 95% of my mixes. most things don't get cuts above like 70-80Hz, but (as always) that depends. I don't think...
by drumsound
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Welcome recording issues/mistakes
Replies: 18
Views: 905

Re: Welcome recording issues/mistakes

The vocal grunting and emotional sounds from a piano player. Without them, the record is just like all the other ones. I loved them then, and now. Aaron has grown to like them too. Because it is him. And how he plays the piano, and all instruments. Taking that away would make it sound "not human." ...
by drumsound
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I need help High Passing
Replies: 55
Views: 1905

Re: I need help High Passing

I might high pass way down there on toms. The sub frequencies don't usually do much for a rack tom (it's mostly kick bleed), and occasionally it can focus a floor. The main thing to me about toms is that depending on tuning they tend to resonate with the kick and/or snare a lot. Once in a while tha...
by drumsound
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Welcome recording issues/mistakes
Replies: 18
Views: 905

Re: Welcome recording issues/mistakes

The vocal grunting and emotional sounds from a piano player. Without them, the record is just like all the other ones. I loved them then, and now. Aaron has grown to like them too. Because it is him. And how he plays the piano, and all instruments. Taking that away would make it sound "not human." ...
by drumsound
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Welcome recording issues/mistakes
Replies: 18
Views: 905

Re: Welcome recording issues/mistakes

One of my favorites is the phone ringing on "Steven's Last Night in Town" by Ben Folds Five I think there's a cough in The Gambler There's also a mute mistake in Elanor Rigby. You can hear what I assume is a double on the first syllable "El" on the first verse, not even the whole name. Isn't the dru...
by drumsound
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: shedshrine build 3.0 - furniture, cats, gear, enlightenment, and yer mom, man
Replies: 229
Views: 9981

Re: shedshrine build 3.0 - furniture, cats, gear, enlightenment, and yer mom, man

I did a live record with one of those A&H mixers for all but vocals (I think) years ago to RADAR. They are great sounding little pieces, great for remotes.
by drumsound
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I need help High Passing
Replies: 55
Views: 1905

Re: I need help High Passing

Does anybody high pass toms? 80 Hz? Maybe not the floor tom? always. rack toms usually 60-70Hz ish. floor toms often around 50-60Hz. i am usually working with toms that are tuned pretty low. i literally high pass everything except the kick drum on like 95% of my mixes. most things don't get cuts ab...
by drumsound
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Touch Automation
Replies: 12
Views: 351

Re: Touch Automation

I use it all the time to automate plugin parameters in real time. Delays, tremolo... stuff like that. Feels a little more like I'm using my guitar pedals. Sometimes I'll use it on the faders, but that's less often. Oh, yeah, I can see how that can add some nice life to a mix. I might have to do tha...
by drumsound
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Truth time- incredibly dumb things you did when you didn't know any better
Replies: 35
Views: 1330

Re: Truth time- incredibly dumb things you did when you didn't know any better

digitaldrummer wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:22 am
drumsound wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:46 pm
On the 421, I remember an ad in Modern Drummer that has 421 set up as side address overheads once. :roll:
aka "the indirect room mic" method. :D
:lol: It was some cheapshit drum company with a 1/4 page ad.
by drumsound
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Acoustician in NYC
Replies: 4
Views: 1868

Re: Acoustician in NYC

I know Chris Garges has a buddy at Walters-Storyk who he speaks highly of.
by drumsound
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Truth time- incredibly dumb things you did when you didn't know any better
Replies: 35
Views: 1330

Re: Truth time- incredibly dumb things you did when you didn't know any better

Great post Theo. I'm with you on the mix notes thing. It's hard to give up your idea, but their name is on the front of the record.

On the 421, I remember an ad in Modern Drummer that has 421 set up as side address overheads once. :roll:
by drumsound
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Touch Automation
Replies: 12
Views: 351

Re: Touch Automation

I use touch for automating plugin parameters all the time, and do prefer it to drawing stuff in. Also recently bought one of those Behringer 8-fader things Dave mentioned, but haven’t gotten around to integrating it yet. It's pretty good but gets a bit funny in touch or latch mode in pro tools. It ...
by drumsound
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Touch Automation
Replies: 12
Views: 351

Re: Touch Automation

What I like about touch mode, is that once you "let go" of the fader it goes back to where it was. I use a trackball, so I can easily just hold the button and make a move of the virtual fader, and when I lift my thumb, the fader goes back to where it was.
by drumsound
Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Touch Automation
Replies: 12
Views: 351

Touch Automation

A big part of what I like about working in a DAW is being able to draw in the things I want to automate. I can see the events in front of me and I can craft the thing I want to happen. Generally, this is how I prefer to do things, in the edit window. BUUUUUTTT Using touch automation to add a bit of ...