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Articles Tagged Drums

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:16 AM,
    Jeff Snider is a classic working musician, having spent most of the past 15 years or so as drummer for the touring companies of various Broadway shows. This fall, he will go out on the 20th anniversary tour of the Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical, RENT. One year ago, he won a pair of 2X-S custom in-ear monitors and dB Check in-ear sound level analyzer from Sensaphonics in a Better Hearing Month contest. He describes the resulting upgrade in his stage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, July 15, 2016
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    David Glenn 07/15/16 10:36 AM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   Today we’ve got a pair of overhead mics we’re going to talk about. They have come to me high passed, low cut, no lows at all. Super compressed and we’re going to look at the before and then we’re going to look at the after soloed and then in context with the drum kit, and then we’re going to talk about why you might want either of those options in… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureVideoStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • Monday, July 11, 2016
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    Bruce Badger 07/11/16 01:23 PM,
    When mixing live church praise and worship bands, or any other band for that matter, it’s the seasoned, tasteful and professional musicians that always make the sound tech’s job easy and rewarding. Their musical talents can enhance the entire worship set and they can make the sound tech’s craft really look good to boot! A capable church musician who plays with feeling, self-awareness and controlled dynamics, not only enhances the worship experience for the entire church but also makes the… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureOpinionStudy HallEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
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    Bill Mueller 06/16/16 06:08 AM,
    Courtesy of Omega Studios.   Most of us have heard about the New York parallel compression drum mix technique. (Not to be confused with our HOT Drum Setup Tip.) This is where you send a drum mix to a stereo bus and then apply compression to the bus and feed that signal back into the two mix. This method can be used in either very subtle or obvious ways by varying the amount and character of the compression and how… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, June 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/02/16 09:42 AM,
    Propellerhead has expanded its A-List Drummer Series with the new A-List Power Drummer and A-List Classic Drummer instruments for creating drum tracks within Reason. Each new A-List Drummer instrument combines the performance of a session drummer with a professional engineer in a recording studio. Play, combine and tweak a virtually endless array of drum patterns in real time to create unique and realistic performances. “With the newly expanded A-List Drummer Series, musicians can choose from a wider range of musical… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftware

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 11:04 AM,
    Songwriter, guitarist, producer, and composer Blake Mills recently acquired a sizeable stash of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. The company, with headquarters in South Windsor, CT, has for 15 years been making faithful reproductions of classic microphones from the past. TELEFUNKEN also designs new microphones that combine the best of old technology with recently developed advances in circuitry and microphone components. While on tour with his band, Mills stopped in at the TELEFUNKEN factory and research lab. “It was my first… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, May 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/20/16 08:08 AM,
    Originally self-taught, Embrace drummer Mike Heaton has added teaching a new generation of enthusiastic percussionists to his repertoire, as well as writing and recording with the help of his Audient ASP880 8-channel mic pre and iD22 audio interface. Both the Audient units are always kept set up so he can record at the drop of a hat. “One of the drum kits is fully mic’d up [...] and now the only thing I use is the ASP880 and iD22, because… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, May 05, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/05/16 11:52 AM,
    Omar Hakim, a highly successful drummer and session player, has worked with dozens of prominent artists including George Benson, Lionel Richie, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, Bobby McFerrin, John Scofield, Urban Knights, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Jewel, Jennifer Lopez, D’Angelo, Mariah Carey, and Madonna to name a few, and has left his imprint on hundreds of recordings, including several under his own name. With such an impressive resume, it’s no surprise that Hakim is highly selective when it comes… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageStudio

  • Monday, May 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/02/16 10:38 AM,
    Front of house engineer Jeff Gilmer has been using a variety of CADLive and other CAD Audio microphones on tour with Canadian group Saint Asonia. Consisting of Adam Gontier (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mike Mushok (lead guitar), Corey Lowery (bass) and Rich Beddoe (drums), Saint Asonia formed in Toronto in 2014 and released their debut RCA album Saint Ansonia in 2015. Since then, they’ve released several singles and have toured as headliners throughout Canada. Gilmer, who’s worked with Ace Frehley,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/20/16 01:02 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics has a longtime user in drummer Danny Seraphine. Seraphine is one of the world’s most highly respected rock drummers, once rated by Buddy Rich as one of his favorite young talents. He was the drummer, percussionist and a founding member of the multi-million selling, GRAMMY Award-winning band Chicago. From 1967 to 1990, Seraphine played on and helped produce 18 gold and 13 platinum albums, 50 Top 40 hits (including 20 Top 10 singles) and five number-ones. Danny, and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEducationSound Reinforcement



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