Tue, 14 February 2006
Mike opens the show with a great online resource located at:
Lane Sumner contacted us to share one of killer tips on getting good guitar tone in the studio. It involves recording direct using a Line 6 Pod while having a live amp in the room at the same time.
The kicker is that there's no mic on the amp, or any other connection for that matter! This is indeed a KILLER TIP!
This week's interview is with Mike Bolan himself. This is Part #2 of the Cabo Project, which follows the life of a song from its composition through its final mastering.
Revenge Of The Mariachis!
This week, mariachi-style trumpets are added by world-class horn player Mike Lenke. He's a true recording professional and unsung hero of the music biz. He started his career in the military and then later toured with Ringling Brothers Circus, Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich and Maynard Ferguson. For three and a half years he was also an integral part of the very last Ray Charles tour.
Here's a link to download the entire song with all of the trumpet parts:
Download Christmas In Cabo with trumpets
This is the first feature of our new PSN Correspondent and 5-time Emmy winner, Mr. John Davidson. This is Part #1 in his series, The Tech And Art Of Surround Mixing.
This week John details the appropriate hardware setup for monitoring surround sound both in the studio and as a home user.
Answer To Last Week's Trivia Question:
Q: Who was the famous keyboard player (who had his own 1983 top forty hit at #23) brought in to enhance Foreigner's sound on the very popular Foreigner 4 album?
A: Thomas Dolby
Q: Double Bonus Points Question: What was his own top forty hit?
A: She Blinded Me With Science
This Week's Trivia Question:
Q: In 1968, Iron Butterfly released the classic 17-minute long In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida is actually a corrupted version of the song's original name. What was it?
E-mail us your answer!
See you next week!
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