Recording and mixing on location – Bob 1980s. Custom suitcase mixer

    • January 15, 2023 at 12:20 pm#4291
      Bob Katz
      Keymaster

        Recording and mixing on location

      • January 19, 2023 at 7:57 pm#4404
        Rich Steve Beck
        Moderator

          Looks an awesome setup! Where was the location?

          • January 20, 2023 at 1:03 pm#4410
            Bob Katz
            Keymaster

              Back stage at a live concert by the Manhattan String Quartet. For Public radio.

              • January 31, 2023 at 9:59 pm#4491
                Mary Mazurek
                Moderator

                  Remote recording is so fun!

                  And a bit stressful, but such a rush when it all works.

                  recording setup for Cedille
                  This was the setup Bill Maylone and I used to record James Stephenson’s Symphony No 3 “Visions” with the Lake Forest Symphony. 32 tracks.

                  You can hear the result here.

            • January 31, 2023 at 11:05 pm#4494
              MarkAbrams
              Participant

                Wow, awesome picture, Bob!

                Sounds great, Mary!

              • January 31, 2023 at 11:22 pm#4497
                Bob Katz
                Keymaster

                  Live recording is Stressful but invigorating. I recorded Chesky Jazz at Town Hall live Direct to 2 track. 6 groups (or more, I’d have to count) followed each other on stage one after the other all night. I worked an 8 input mixer sitting offstage wearing my Stax headphones! Rehearsal in the afternoon, marking all the pots and taking copious notes. Then reset while the musicians changed to the stage, stagehands readjusting whatever mikes had to be changed position, and then minor tweaks (hopefully) during that groups portion of the concert. I’m still high from that experience.

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