concert

  1. wheresjerry

    Live Concert Recording

    Hi all, Curious, who here is also into recording Live Concerts? Ive been recording for 10+ years, and currently recording onto a Zoom F8 with Neumann KM184, and AKG 300 with caps. Love to hear who else out there records concerts? I am into The ABB, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, etc...
  2. S

    best set-up for recording classical concerts

    Hello All, I work for a university putting on classical concerts. They have just built a lovely 500 seater hall for the concerts, the room is great (imagine a nice modern classical music concert hall) with a fancy new 24 channel digital mixer in the control booth. I've been asked to suggest...
  3. DonnyThompson

    Saw James Taylor in Concert last night

    Wow. Beyond his own obvious talent on guitar and vocals, and as a songwriter, he's also got a talent for picking the cream of the crop players as his band. Steve Gadd on drums, Michael Landau on guitar, Jimmy Johnson on Bass, Lou Marini on horn (from The original Blues Brothers band) Walt...
  4. kmetal

    Redundant Recording systems/techniques for live concert (novice)

    hey all, i just got a call to record an annual concert, destined for dvd. something i have never done before on this scale. it's a rock band w/ numerous guest spot type things. i don'y have all the details until next week, but if it's like previous events i've seen from this client the...
  5. C

    Recording concerts in the 60's SDM question

    Hi all, If anyone has watched for example the Jimi Hendrix Isle of Wight DVD, for example: [="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkaJP1m_s4Y"]Jimi Hendrix All Along The Watchtower Subtitulado Espan[/] You will notice a SDM (i think) taped to a shure 565. Does any idea of what kind of SDM that...
  6. M

    Multitrack Recording a Concert

    Here's the deal, I want to record a live concert using multitrack recording. I need to know exactly what gear would be cheapest and best and how to set it up. I have a Yamaha MG24 14FX and a PC with Pro Tools 8 on it. I want to be able to go from the sound desk into whatever I need to and...
  7. J

    acoustics of the concert harp

    Hello everyone. Guys, I need your opinion about my humble research work. I'm trying to apply to NYU Music Tech program (deadline is on November 15 2012) this year and I want to present my written work about an acoustics of the concert harp in addition to my audition package. The work was...
  8. kmetal

    Why does almost every concert i go to/see use a space pair for overheads?

    I almost never see x/y used whenever stereo OH's are used on stage. This is from club gigs to stadiums, just curious as to why a spaced pair seems to be the predominating choice? thanks! -kyle
  9. TheJackAttack

    USMA concert on Fox

    So I was doing last minute desperate cleaning for imminent inlaws arrival. I finished what I had patience for tonight and popped the shhhhhhcotch and happened to flip through and find USMA band and small ensembles giving a Christmas concert. Those tall Audix booms are in prominent use ALL...
  10. zemlin

    Christmas Choral Concert

    Sample from Christmas Choral Concert I was called in on very short notice to record a weekend's worth of choral music by the Indianapolis Children's Choir - an organization that serves over 3000 kids in central Indiana. Here's a piece from their Youth Chorale - high school kids. Recorded with...
  11. audioangel

    Concert Recording - Some Ideas Needed

    Hi, I have been recording concerts at the school I work at for a couple of years and I have tried many things but not really been able to achieve the quality of sound I want. We have a wide performance space (circa 11m) with tiered seating. I have access to the following mics: 2 x Neumann...
  12. P

    operatic concert singer - distance mics

    Hi all I would like to record a bass singer, there will be a piano. I wanted to record live. I have only 1 microphone currently which is a Audio Tech 33a. I can buy 2 cheap condenser mics to complete the setup, these will all go into my little mixing desk which has 48v PP. I was planning to...
  13. C

    Best Way to Record Two Percussionists in a Concert Hall?

    I'm a conservatory student, and I need to record a piece for 2 multi-percussionists. The instrumentation is 2 bass drums, 4 toms, 2 snare drums (snares off), 4 bongos, 6 woodblocks, and 2 pieces of metal (VERY loud, and only used at the end of the piece). Luckily, I can record in my school's...
  14. S

    Processing audio from a concert recorded with a Zoom H4n?

    So I recorded a concert last night and I need some help processing the audio. I recorded 24/48; [="http://fjchapman.com/STE-003.mp3"]here's a link to 128k mp3[/]. Skip ahead to 1:45 and you'll hear the right signal break up and buzz. How can I fix this? Are there any other ways I can...
  15. vttom

    Any advice for outdoor concert?

    I've had plenty of experience mic'ing/mixing/amping my band indoors. But now we have our first outdoor gig coming up in a couple of weeks. I'm sure I have plenty of power to get the sound level I want, so that's not an issue. I'm just wondering if any of you seasoned pros have any advice...
  16. C

    Best Microphones for live recording of classical chamber music concert ?

    My chamber music group (violin, viola, cello and piano) will perform in several cities, and we would like to bring portable equipment to these concerts in order to record these performances for archival purposes. If we bring a Mackie 802-VLZ3, what mid-priced microphones would work best in our...
  17. H

    Workflow; create cd from concert recording

    Hope this isn't a question being asked for the nth time (haven't found it by search yet). I occasionally record chamberchoirs in a simple way, two mic's (either omni's n Jecklin or cardiods in ORTF/NOS) to a Fostex FR2LE (or beyer-mv100-edirol-UA1EX-linuxlaptop), mostly it's concertrecording...
  18. T

    how to set my EFX - AC/DC Jam concert

    Hey, I’m new in this forum. I’m from Denmark (Its a little country in Europe). I’m gone to do an AC/DC Jam concert, as engineer. I need help to - how to set my EFX. I have a 24TT Mackie and all the powerAmp I need. I got 4 independent aux on the stage. I’m most affrayed of the...
  19. Cucco

    New Concert Hall - What would you do?

    Hey guys - I've been invited to be on the board of directors and the steering committee for a new multi-million dollar performing arts center in Virginia and while I'm no stranger to concert halls or non-profit boards, I'm curious to see if any of you have any suggestions or ideas beyond...
  20. N

    Residential speakers for acoustic concert?

    I have a pair of Tannoy Mallorcans and a Crown CE1000 amp. Would these speakers work well if I used them for an Acoustic concert (Two mic setup, guitar and vocals)? If you don't know these speakers look at them like large residential speakers (12" Woofer). Also does anyone have any idea what...
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