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Friday, April 1, 2016

Recording A Band With Just One Stereo Mic

Recording With 1 Mic imageUsually I post an isolated track on Friday, but this is something that's pretty close. In this video, engineer John Cuniberti uses a single stereo AEA R88 stereo ribbon mic to record the band San Geronimo - no overdubs, no additional mics.



For those of you who don't know, John was the guy who came up with the idea of reamping, a technique and box that's used every day in studios around the world.

The recording just goes to show how good it can actually sound when the band is placed at the right distances, know how to control their volume, and all come up with a good performance at the same time. Of course, having a great acoustic environment really helps as well (25th Street Recording in Oakland).




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