Recorderman Jam

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Thanks to sbisio for suggesting this recording technique (called 'Recorderman') - two condenser mics positioned equidistant from the snare and kick and that's it. It's very cymbal-heavy even though the mics were quite low behind me, so I need to work on the positions more but it's a nice sound. Maybe I shouldn't hit my cymbals as hard! Anyway I just recorded a bit funky-ish jamming to test it out. Then I thought, 'why not?'. Shove it on the 'Loops and ...
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Martin Pointon,

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Great funky playing, timing, and tasty breaks.. Cool, but short
In this way of record the HH and ride are too loud.. for me=) And kick is not enought fat
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Cool beat Martin! Maybe some more depth? Missing the kick a bit! The drumming is very cool! :)+1
April 05 2015 06:23:14
Marceys
mpointon I recorded this with my overheads set as per the 'recorder man' technique. I left the rest of of my mics as per normal so have the 'close mic' version. I can upload a mix of this with the 'full depth' rig if people would like. +2
April 05 2015 10:26:10
Marceys
Marceys Very cool Martin, maybe adding a small part to it? The track could be a bit longer.... :) +0
The playing is fab as you do, just need for some ''fine tuning'' of mic position or so !?+1
April 06 2015 01:57:51
nuno1959
mpointon Yes. This was experimenting with a 2-mic technique. The mics need to pick up less cymbals but also my cymbals are also very powerful. I'll work on it. A great technique when I want to get a more natural recording rather than precision production. +1
April 06 2015 10:12:32
nuno1959
nuno1959 Isn't this related to how Bonzo's drums were recorded ?
I remember looking that up on YT sometime ago & some guys were getting GREAT results..
Keep at it, it certainly sounds as if you're ''in the room'' playing ;)
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Great! I believe to record like that.+1
Ok, this is cool, another beat for the playlist !!+0
good colleague:)+0
thats a nice quick technique which could lead to heavy eq'ing should the track be mixed :) cooly winged !+0
give the drummer some!+0
cool beat+0
Fantastic Martin+0
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