Recording Game Plan!

Discussion in 'Live Sound' started by freesignal, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. freesignal

    freesignal Active Member

    Mar 8, 2007
    Hi, so, I'm gonna be spending my days off this week recording my former supervisor's acoustic duo. To check out some of the stuff they've done go to: The first to songs on there are with his current guitarist/vocalist. So, my game plan for recording as far as mics go/placement is as follows:

    Acoustic Guitar: Rode NT1A / 12th fret area, but will experiment


    1-2 Nady CM90 small condensers / experiment with placement

    Mandolin: Direct-in from Godin Mandolin, perhaps use the Rode and/or Nadys as well

    Harp aka Harmonica: SM57 or Green Bullet / Either handheld or on a stand placed few inches away

    Vocals: Rode NT1A or MXL2001 with Shure Pop Filter

    I'm using a PreSonus Firepod and will either use the built in preamps or use my ART Tube MP Studio Ed. We will be recording individual tracks for each instrument/mic at a time. All we have is time and we're going to use it to the fullest to get the best sound we can.

    Any suggestions/modifications to this "game plan" would be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot.


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