Brie New Life Into Your Rock Recordings

St. Croix, Stephen
November 2004
Mix;Nov2004, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p24
Describes the author's experiments to gain serious control and develop new sounds that are still organic and acoustic. Author's reflection about his acoustic guitar recording habits while swimming in Antibes; Proper way to mike the sound hole; Importance of miking the skin with a piezo or other contact microphone at the same time; Relationship of pick transients to note body; Choice of microphones and microphone placement for warmth and body without concern for crispness and transients; Application of the piezo trick on electric guitars.


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