Melissa Etheridge – Full Mix & Isolated Tracks

Electric Guitar – R-121
Drums Room – R-121

Produced, recorded and mixed by Ross Hogarth
Recorded at NRG Studios, North Hollywood, CA.

Recording chain: All R-121’s into Neve 1073 preamps. Drum room R-121 compressed with Chandler EMI.

“Mercy” (Etheridge, Taylor)

 a) Full Mix

 

b) Electric Guitars: one guitar miked with an R-121 and SM-57 blended. The wah-wha guitar is miked with an R-121 on a single 1-12 cabinet.

 

c) Mono Drum Room: R-121 five ft in front of kit, 3 1/2 ft high.

 

Jim Lauderdale – Full Mix & Isolated Tracks

Dobro – R-121

Produced, recorded and mixed by Randy Kohrs
Recorded at Slack Key Studio, Nashville TN.

Recording chain: R-121 and Mojave Audio MA-200 through V-72 Telefunken preamps, high passed at 128 (no other eq). Mild 2 to 1 compression with Kjaerhus Gold compressor.  Recorded to Nuendo 3.

“This Is the Last Time (I’m Ever Going to Hurt)” (Blackmon, Lauderdale)

a) Full Mix

 
 

b) Isolated Dobro: miked with backward R-121 left position and Mojave Audio MA-200 right position, 8 inches from the guitar for depth.

 
 

c) Full Mix, Section 2:

 

d) Isolated Dobro: miked with backward R-121 left position and Mojave Audio MA-200 right position, 8 inches from the guitar for depth.

Brian Setzer – Full Mix and Isolated Tracks

Electric Guitar – R-121
Drum Overheads – R-122

Produced by Dave Darling. Engineered by John Holbrook.
Band recorded at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles CA.
Guitars and vocals recorded at Flowers Studio, Minneapolis MN.

Recording chain:
Guitar recording notes, see below.
Drum Overheads – two R-122’s into Martech preamps. Recorded to Pro Tools.

“Honey Man” (Adaptation of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov)

a) Full Mix

 

b) Rhythm “thump” guitar: Gretch 6120, 59 Bassman amp. One R-121, 2 1/2  ft in front of the amp.
Recording chain: R-121 into Neve 1066 mic preamp.

 

c) Guitar solo: Gretch 6120, Supro amp. R-121 8 inches back and centered on the speaker, and SM57 off axis, on the grill, 2 inches from cone center.
Recording chain: R-121 & SM57 into Neve 1066 mic preamps (SM57 fed into an 1176 limiter after the pre).

Stephen Bruton – Full Mixes and Isolated Tracks

1) “Bigger Wheel”
Drums – R-121
Resonator Guitar – R-122
Harmonica – R-121

2) “Treasured Wounds”
B3 – SF-24
Electric Guitar – R-121

Recorded and mixed by Ross Hogarth. Produced by Ross Hogarth and Stephen Bruton.
Recorded at Mad Dog Studios, Burbank, CA

1) “Bigger Wheel”  (Anderson, Bruton)

Recording chain: All mics through Neve 8088 board preamps. Recorded to Pro Tools HD.

1a) Full Mix

 

1b) Mono Drum room: R-121 five ft in front of kit, 3 1/2 ft high, compressed with Chandler EMI.

 

1c) Resonator guitar: R-122 in front, with a U-67 over the shoulder.

 

1d) Harmonica: Shure Green Bullet mic on harmonica to tweed Vibrolux. R-121 on Vibrolux amp.

 

 

2) “Treasured Wounds” (Barber, Bruton)
B3 – SF-24
Electric Guitar – R-121

Recording chain: SF-24 to Great River MP-2NV preamp. R-121 to Neve 8088 board pre to 1176 compressor. Recorded to Pro Tools HD.

2a) Full Mix

 

2b) B-3: SF-24 two ft in front of Leslie. (See photos)

 

2c) Electric Guitar: R-121 on tweed Vibrolux.