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Yes, You Can Use One Stereo Mic To Record A Band

Recording with just one Stereo mic on Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog

I posted this a long time ago but it’s so good that I’m going to post it again. In this video, engineer John Cuniberti uses just one stereo mic, in this case a AEA R88 stereo ribbon, to record the band San Geronimo – no overdubs, no additional mics. For those of you who don’t know, John […]

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See Louis Armstrong In The Studio In 1959

Louis Armstrong studio 1959

Here’s a great piece of archival footage that shows the only film ever taken of the legendary Louis Armstrong in the studio. This was during the 1959 recording of the album Satchmo Plays King Oliver and it shows Armstrong and his All Stars recording the master take of “I Ain’t Got Nobody,” as well as silent footage […]

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The Making Of A Steinway Piano

Steinway piano keyboard on Bobby Owsinski's music production blog

I bet if you were to ask anyone what is the best grand piano made the answer would be a Steinway. Whether that’s true or not is debatable, but there’s no denying that the company makes a fine piano that any professional pianist would be proud to play or own. But do you know how […]

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