Darlingside

Recorded live at the Folk Alliance Convention, in the Sweetwater/Royer/Mojave Pop-Up Studio Stereo Room Mic – SF-24 Cello – SF-2 Violin & Violinist Vocal – SF-2 Acoustic Guitar (left, into small guitar amplifier) – R-122V Foot Taps – Mojave Audio MA-100’s Acoustic guitar (right) – Mojave MA-300 Vocals – Mojave Audio MA-1000, MA-300, MA-301 Darlingside […]

Camellia City Flute Choir

Flute Ensemble – one SF-24V and four SF-2’s Produced, engineered and mixed by Frank Bevans. Video by Frank Bevans Recorded at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Sacramento, CA for the Music at Noon Series. Recording Chain: One SF-24V (over the conductor’s shoulder) and four SF-2’s (one at each corner of the stage). SF-24V into a Millennia HV-3C […]

Rachel Barton Pine

Solo Violin – two SF-2’s Producer: Steven Epstein, Engineer: Bill Maylone Recorded at St. Paul’s United Church Of Christ, Chicago IL Scroll down for video with comments from the producer, engineer and artist. In this exceptional solo violin performance, Rachel Barton Pine plays a Guarneri del Gesù in St. Paul’s church, Chicago, IL. Recording chain:  Two […]

Fab Dupont / Will Knox

Acoustic Guitar – SF-1 Violin – R-121 Banjo – SF-2 Standup Bass – R-122 Drum Overhead – SF-24 Drums, Tom-Toms – R-122 Drums, Kick – R-122V Drums, Hi-Hat – R-121 Producer: Fab Dupont.  Engineer: Meredith McCandless When our friend Fab Dupont set out to record singer/songwriter Will Knox’s album “The Matador And The Acrobat” with engineer Meredith McCandless, they […]

Robert Friedrich on Recording The San Diego Symphony

Pianos (dual) – R-122V, R-122 Woodwinds – SF-2 Strings – SF-2 Hall Ambience – SF-24 Recording Engineer: Robert Friedrich Producer: Erica Brenner In this video, Grammy-winning engineer Robert Friedrich talks about using ribbon microphones extensively while recording the San Diego Symphony playing “The Carnival Of The Animals.” Of particular interest is his microphone technique on […]

Brian Setzer Live

Electric Guitar – R-121 Bass Amplifier – R-122 Drum Overhead – SF-24 FOH and Live Recording Engineer: Jimbo Neal In this video, Jimbo Neal explains how he uses ribbons for sound reinforcement and recording Brian Setzer’s live performances.

Lukas Rossi and Kenny Aronoff

Drum Overhead – SF-24 Drum Rooms – SF-24, R-122V, R-122 Electric Guitar – R-121 Recorded by Ross Hogarth Recorded at Sweetwater Studios, Ft. Wayne IN Grammy winning Producer/Engineer Ross Hogarth gives a seminar on his techniques for recording drums and electric guitars with ribbon mics, showing mic placements and letting us hear mixed and isolated […]

Kevin Shepard – Drum Tracks

Kick Drum –  R-121 Drum Overhead – SF-12 Comparison Tracks Engineer: Roger Summers Recorded at Royaltone Studios, Burbank, CA Session drummer Kevin Shepard playing a Gretsch kit in a large iso booth. Recording chain: all mics through Neve console preamps, recorded directly to DAT.   1. Kick Drum/Room – one R-121 three feet from the […]

Arturo Sandoval – Ribbon Microphone Demonstrations

Trumpet – R-122, SF-24V Piano – SF-24V Recorded at Sweetwater Studios, Ft. Wayne IN Arturo Sandoval demonstrates his trumpet and piano recording techniques in the best way possible, laying it down in the studio. Each of these videos feature Arturo soloing on the trumpet and then doing some extraordinary piano playing. For the trumpet demonstrations, […]

Foghorn Stringband

Bluegrass Band – SF-24 Acoustic Guitar – SF-24 Fiddle – SF-24 Mandolin – SF-24 Standup Bass – SF-24 Recording Engineer: Stephen Schauer Recording Chain: See Recording Notes below Foghorn Stringband playing live at Old Style Guitar Shop, presented by The Bluegrass Situation. Great performance of the old Stanley Brothers tune We’re Going to Paint the […]