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A short but fun article: Bob Mould recording article in EQ

Post by kayagum » Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:07 am

Bob Mould's current recording recipes:

http://www.eqmag.com/article/bob-mould- ... r-08/33647
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Post by vvv » Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:00 am

Cool, thanx!
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Post by kayagum » Tue Mar 25, 2008 12:38 pm

Gotta like the "mike the monitors" technique!

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Post by RodC » Tue Mar 25, 2008 12:51 pm

I love the photo caption: Bob Mould, with his fleet of amps, chilling in his home studio.

... but I dont have to power them up :D
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Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:08 pm

He looks more and more like "Cabin Boy".

That's a really cool article.

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Post by I'm Painting Again » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:19 pm

Tatertot wrote:He looks more and more like "Cabin Boy".
these mics are cleeeeaaannn!!!

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Post by logancircle » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:24 pm

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Post by bedbug » Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:43 pm

I always start with EQ first. Even if I?ve cut lows while tracking, I will often cut them again
No kidding man, nooooo kidding.

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Post by RefD » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:46 pm

bedbug wrote:
I always start with EQ first. Even if I?ve cut lows while tracking, I will often cut them again
No kidding man, nooooo kidding.
yah, if it needs it then it needs it.
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Post by RefD » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:51 pm

Beauty&Wonder wrote:
Tatertot wrote:He looks more and more like "Cabin Boy".
these mics are cleeeeaaannn!!!
wait, does David Letterman make a cameo in this article?

*reads*

"For the sake of expediency, I now record a lot of my guitars direct through a Line 6 Pod."

:shock:
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Post by comfortstarr » Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:42 pm

I think that's a fine sake. He's Bob Mould, I'd rather he get more material out than to sweat the minutia of tone. Good for him.

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Post by vvv » Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:50 am

Cool pic I missed the first time:
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How about this quote:
"I like to introduce some harmonic action by adding a bit of compression."?
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Post by RodC » Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:24 am

vvv wrote:How about this quote:
"I like to introduce some harmonic action by adding a bit of compression."?
I think what he is trying to say, is that if you add compression just right you will hit the fundamental notes and knock them down on the initial hit of the comp. Thus allowing the harmonics to come up in the mix??

Sorta like dippin the fundamentals to allow you to raise the harmonics.
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Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:48 am

I'll spare us all the bandwidth binge of actually linking to this image, but here it is: a schematic of his stage setup circa 1993 http://guitargeek.com/rigview/81/

After tending that large flock he's probably pretty happy to just plug into a friggin' pod now and again...

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Post by vvv » Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:13 am

Tatertot wrote:I'll spare us all the bandwidth binge of actually linking to this image,...
I know what you are saying; I only did it because I missed the photo the first time...

But, I plead guilty as implied. :twisted:
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