Take a step back in time to the psychedelic era with Eddie Kramer! This fascinating series explores the production of 'Little Wing', one of Jimi Hendrix's most famous songs recorded in 1967.
Running stems through a vintage EMI-Neve console, the distinguished engineer takes you through his experimental approach to the project. Kramer explains the recording techniques implemented and elaborates on the innovative audio processing he pioneered at the time.
You'll learn about the microphones and outboard gear used at Olympic Studios in London, and how Eddie and Jimi let their creativity run wild to build a sonic masterpiece. Kramer plays the recordings of each part, comments on the material, and demonstrates how he adds vocal effects. Using echo sends from the console and an Ampex tape machine, Eddie shows you exactly how he crafts an authentic analog slap delay!
About Eddie Kramer
Eddie Kramer has such an astonishing pedigree that his career description reads almost like the history of rock‘n’roll itself. During the sixties and early seventies he was at the heart of the birth of rock, when he worked with the likes of The Kinks, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Traffic, John Mayall, The Small Faces, and most of all, Jimi Hendrix — Kramer engineered all four albums released during the guitarist’s life, as well as five Led Zeppelin studio albums. Kramer continued...