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by Ryan Silva
Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Blumlein on drums?
Replies: 39
Views: 9262

Going to try this with a couple of Coles 4038s a couple of weeks. What I'm trying to figure out is how much coverage am I going to need overhead. Doing 70s trucker CW mcall type of stuff, with a 5 piece in a 10ft celling 12 x 16 room mostly dead. Last time we did a 414buls in omni right in the middl...
by Ryan Silva
Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Pre-amp Pads
Replies: 17
Views: 3451

Nick Sevilla wrote: And which is my absolute favorite pad?

BACKING THE MIC THE F#$K AWAY FROM THE SOURCE.

Cheers
:worthy: :worthy: :worthy:
by Ryan Silva
Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Pre-amp Pads
Replies: 17
Views: 3451

I use it when needed, but especially on the API 3124 paired with drum overheads....almost always SDCs and LDCs are too hot going in. I know what you mean, those 312's are really delicate with loud sources, but if you can maintain control of it, its a fantastic pre. Even LDC on guitar cabs, I'm alwa...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Multieffects?
Replies: 7
Views: 1331

http://www.vintageking.com/TC-Electronic-M2000-Effects-Processor-used?sc=14&category=108 $500 I have a TC3000, and it has some wonderful verbs. I end up using the room presets more than anything else. The 'Special' effects presets arent that wild, just some basic stuff. I have been using Echo Boy fr...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Fave under-$500 vocal mic's
Replies: 42
Views: 16063

I fell in love with the Groove Tubes GT-66 for a while. Great for male tenors and female altos. Only bad experience was with a floor tom.
by Ryan Silva
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mics with big proximity effect
Replies: 12
Views: 2045

Coles 4038, go from tubby to subby in about 2 millimeters.
by Ryan Silva
Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Should this software retailer have done a better job?
Replies: 11
Views: 1752

On my end... I have not used the NI stuff for years. Because to my ears it sounds too artificial. As to an electric piano sounds, what else is out there? Wow for a while NI's B4 and Pro53 (prophet) were the only emulations that I thought didn't sound artificial. The Upright Piano is just fantastic....
by Ryan Silva
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Should this software retailer have done a better job?
Replies: 11
Views: 1752

Ryan, From where I sit: Blaming a software company for your self perceived lack of preparation for a recording session? Think on that. Cheers, and have a great Easter Week! Look, I wasn't ripping them a new one or something, but after I got off the phone, it just didn't feel quite right. I felt lik...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Should this software retailer have done a better job?
Replies: 11
Views: 1752

Should this software retailer have done a better job?

So I found out I had a mix session tonight where I needed some virtual electric pianos. I have been eying NI?s Scarbee pack which includes 3 of these packages. Individualy $79.00 each or all for $169.00, great deal! I want it! The hang-up: I need one of them tonight and they only allow you to downlo...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Where did everybody go?
Replies: 87
Views: 16211

I guess it is probably Facebook doing most of the damage. I use to be answering replies, and commenting on posts just to keep myself occupied during down times. Now Facebook provides that for most.
by Ryan Silva
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: UA 2-610 and other colored pres - opinions?
Replies: 17
Views: 4844

Bro Shark wrote:The correct term is "pres of color."
:rofl:
by Ryan Silva
Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: UA 2-610 and other colored pres - opinions?
Replies: 17
Views: 4844

The UA m610 was my first serious mic pre, and although I have a few more choices now then I did then, its still a go-to unit on some things. Yep the DI is my favorite part. On passive electric bass (Pbass) it growls when driven. I prefer it over my BAE 1023 and API DIs on most things. Good for pedal...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Attended vs. Unattended sessions. Different Rate?
Replies: 19
Views: 4132

I mean what do you do when they ask for the lead guitar to be more on the ceiling and less on the floor? Cut 300Hz and below, Boost 2khz and above? Musicians will talk colorfully like that pretty often. I've found it's been more productive to try to imagine (or ask) what they mean. More fun, too. E...
by Ryan Silva
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Attended vs. Unattended sessions. Different Rate?
Replies: 19
Views: 4132

I mean what do you do when they ask for the lead guitar to be more on the ceiling and less on the floor? Cut 300Hz and below, Boost 2khz and above? Musicians will talk colorfully like that pretty often. I've found it's been more productive to try to imagine (or ask) what they mean. More fun, too. E...