with Grammy Nominee
MASTER THE ART OF DRUM RECORDING
MEET YOUR MENTOR
Matthew Weiss is a Grammy nominated engineer and audio mentor who has worked with countless chart-topping artists such as Dizzee Rascal, Uri Caine, Ronnie Spector, Juicy J, MURS and Royce Da 5’9”.
In addition to his engineering, Matthew has appeared as a guest speaker at Cornell University, ProStudio Live, SXSW, and SUNY Fredonia. His audio education tutorials are among the most highly regarded resources in the field of music production.
ACHIEVE CLARITY, PUNCH AND DEFINITION IN YOUR DRUM SOUND
“The challenge of drum recording is capturing a bunch of different tones that – on their own – might not sound fantastic, but overall form one big cohesive sound.”
A great drum sound is the core of a great mix. If your drum recordings sound fantastic, you’re off to a great start. If not, well… you’ll have to spend a ton of time trying to fix your recordings in the mix, or you’ll end up replacing the drums with generic samples altogether, losing original character of the band. Drum recording isn’t easy and there are many moving parts.
But what if you could master it? What if you were the best in your area for recording drums, and had bands actively seek you out to record with you?
Thats’s why we created this course.
Engineer Matt Weiss and session & touring drummer Matt Starr (Mr. Big, Ace Frehley, Beautiful Creatures) teach you how to tune your drums, choose the best microphones and show you a wide variety of miking techniques and placements, so you can achieve a full, punchy and well-defined sound that fits your song.
Even if you’ve never recorded a drum kit before, this step by step guide will give you all the tools and techniques you need and put you on the fast track to recording pro-sounding drums.
CAPTURE THE PERFECT DRUM SOUND FOR YOUR SONG AND STYLE
“The goal is to marry the technical side of drum recording with the creative idea of the music, so you can get the perfect sound for YOUR SONG.”
There are many different drum recording techniques and approaches and each of them will give you a different sound.
This course doesn’t only show you how to use them, but it goes into detail on how to choose the right miking techniques, depending on the song, genre and recording environment.
Come recording time, you’ll know exactly which techniques to pick to give you the drum sound you’re looking for.
UNDERSTAND A WIDE VARIETY OF MIKING TECHNIQUES:
Understand the WHY behind various miking techniques
Choosing the right microphones: Overheads, Rooms & Close Mics
How to make your recording fit THE SONG
- Tweak your sound using different mic placements, angles and distances
- 6 Overhead techniques: Fine-tune width and definition
- Room Miking: Creating depth
- Enhance impact with close mics: Snare, Kick, Toms, Hi-hat
- Create a unique character using effect mics
- Keeping good phase relationship
- How to blend all tracks for a cohesive drum sound
- Engineer’s AND Drummer’s view
The microphones you choose to record your drum kit have a huge influence on the final sound. Learn which microphones are suited best for each drum, as well as Overheads, Rooms and Effect mics.
Different mic placements allow you to tweak your drum sound a lot: Capture more or less room sound, change the width of your recordings, or fine-tune the amount of fullness, attack and resonance of your drums. Matt shows you various placements for overheads, room mics and close mics, and explains how they will affect your sound.
MULTITRACKS TO BUILD YOUR RESUME
We’ve included the multitracks so you can mix the song for yourself. We’ve also included a license for you to use your mix on your website or portfolio to help you grow your mixing business.
ENDORSED BY LEGENDS AND PROS ALIKE
Guitarist – Aerosmith
Singer/Songwriter The Fray
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS COURSE
I swear the most I’ve learned about mixing is from mastering engineers. This is the best video you’ve done in my opinion! Thanks Warren! – Nicolas M.
This is really inspiring to make music!!! The information is excellent!!!! – Keith B.
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE
Don’t wait to take your mixing to the next level. You can buy Anatomy of a Mix: Mixing Singer/Songwriter right now for only $67. If for any reason you don’t feel that your mixing has improved after watching this course, simply shoot us an email within 30 days and we’ll give you a full refund, no questions asked.
NO MORE SITTING ON THE FENCE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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While there are specific microphones that are considered an “industry standard”, this course’ll teach you a wide variety of techniques, so you can achieve great drum recordings even with budget mics.
No way! While we do use Pro Tools, in today’s world of DAW’s, there is no “correct” choice. The concepts and techniques that we teach will apply to any major DAW like Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Reaper, Fruity Loops, Studio One and other similar platforms. All of these DAWs have great stock plugins, which can do just as much as Protools stock plugins.
This course is not genre specific, but it teaches you a ton of different options and concepts, so you can pick the right setup for any genre.
Absolutely. We’re including 24 bit high quality wav files of all of Matt’s recordings, so you can listen and compare each take.
Matt is not only an accomplished engineer, but also an experienced teacher. This course is well-structured and easy to digest and lets you apply everything you’ve learned right away.