Room characteristics, mic preferences, applications, positioning, drumming style, acoustic control
Console, preamps, EQ, layout, summing, bussing, drum heads, cymbals, dampening, tuning
Bringing up faders, drum EQ, compression, filtering, saturation, phase, microphone discussion
Mic position changes, capturing attack, dynamics, parallel distortion & compression, EQ
First take, snare replacement, differences, going through all signals, recap, other configurations
Downsizing the kit, padding, alternative mic options, reducing ambience, baffles, adding punch
Drum booth, tightness, definition, brightness, sustain, parallel processing, comparing compressors
Tracking Drums #1
Joey Waronker(10 min / 1h49)
“Tracking Drums” series with producer Joe Chiccarelli (Beck, U2, Tori Amos, Elton John, Morrissey ...) recording drummer Joey Waronker (Beck , R.E.M., Atoms for Peace) at Sunset Sound Studios. Joe Chiccarelli shows how he gets 3 different drum sounds: rock, pop & Jazz. Watch him use different mic techniques and approaches to get his legendary drum sounds.
Subtitles in English, Spanish
About Joe Chiccarelli
Joe Chiccarelli is one of the world’s leading engineers, mixers and producers. He has worked with many great artists and bands, such as The White Stripes, The Strokes, U2, Boy & Bear, Jason Mraz, My Morning Jacket, Morrissey, Elton John, Rufus Wainwright, U2, Beck, Etta James, Jamie Cullum, Tori Amos, and Alanis Morissette. To date, his impressive achievements have been recognized with ten Grammy Awards. Chiccarelli is still based in Los Angeles, but works in studios across the US using a hybrid...