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Five Techniques for Stereo Miking Drums

By Matt McGlynn A single pair of multipattern condenser microphones can provide at least five distinct overhead drum miking choices with surprisingly different sonic characteristics. To demonstrate these different sounds, we recorded a drum kit with a pair of KSM44A overhead microphones five different ways. The drums, the room, the preamps, cables, and composition remained […]

Shure at CMA Music Fest 2011

June 9-12 – 2011 Nashville, TN 2011 marks not only the 40 year Anniversary of the CMA Music Fest but also the 10th year of the Shure office in Nashville. I have been fortunate to be able to attend this show since Shure opened the Nashville Artist Relations office in 2001. It has been great […]

The Jonny Lang Reunion!

June 4, 2011 Nashville, TN – The Ryman Auditorium OK, so what do I mean by reunion? About 14 years ago, a good friend and contact at A & M records – Al Marks – called me up and told me I  had to come out and meet the new artist he was working with.  […]

Brian McKnight @ The Ryman Auditorium

June 2, 2011 The Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN Brian McKnight has been nominated for many Grammy’s and other awards in the R & B category over the years. His vocal ability and songwriting skills are highly regarded. He has collaborated with some of the best in R & B.  Currently on tour, he now […]

CMT Crossroads: The Doobie Brothers & Luke Bryan

June 1 The Factory in Franklin, TN Out of respect to CMT and the request to not shoot photos during the show, I’m only going to give you taste of what you are in store for should you choose to tune in when this show airs. Luke Bryan‘s songs have consistently lived high on the […]