The drums were tracked July of 2016 when I first getting the hang of Logic X and the Scarlett Focusrite 18i20.
I had just put up a bunch of audimute’s absorption sheets around the room too which I totally recommend for portable sound-deadening blankets. Bye bye brown walls!:
The wood just started to give right under where I typically rimshot. 🙁 x 2
THE TIMING, DUKE, THE TIMING!
Luckily, this was an easy fix for Mike Henry at Houston Percussion Center, and it was sounding way better than it ever has.
I laid on a nice long strip of packaging tape along the whole thing so it’d stay in place.
Luckily I had a back-up SM57 after this one:
After 3 takes of drum audio and video, the drums were done. YAY!
Aside from adjusting all of the cameras, lighting, mics, compressors, DAW’s, choosing between cameras angles and the mix, we really want to do more of this kind of thing more often (Dodgeball NES Medley anyone?), so we hope you enjoy it.
The first one’s always the hardest (right?). Cheers!