Percussive Perfection

Becka, Kevin
January 2005
Mix;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p26
The article marks the first installment of the six-part "Recording the Band" series by technical editor Kevin Becka. It explores recording the band in-depth--from piano to guitars, from tracking to effects--with innovative new tips and advice from the pros on making the most of the recordings. It shares insights on all of the steps for capturing a great kit sound--from instrument preparation to the final mix. It further suggests that no weak link in this sequence should be left, as it would alter the outcome. So, it's important to choose the moves wisely to get an ideal sound after recording. INSETS: Instrument Prep;The Story Behind The Sound.


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