There is a world of differences between practicing in your basement, performing live, and playing in the recording studio! Many of the techniques, concepts & philosophies that you study, learn, develop, and practice at home and on the gig do not work when you rigidly apply them in the recording studio. Playing in the recording studio requires an altered skill set. The biggest adjust may be your mind set! In the recording studio, your mind set is as important as your drum set.
Mike has spent many years playing in recording studios, and in 2017 he built his own! Mike built a simple, but heavy hitting, 2,000 square foot HD Pro Tools home recording studio, and has spent thousands of hours in there, not only developing a deep body of original songs and productions, but learning and developing some extremely valuable techniques, concepts & philosophies about the recording process as it relates to drummers.
Mike is preparing a full class of lessons, in which he covers many recording studio topics that drummers need to know such as tuning the drums, recording with a metronome, working with other musicians, working with producers, crafting musical drum parts that will stand the test of time, and so much more! At this time, Mike has completed an “Introduction to Recording Studio Techniques & Philosophies”, and has presented that here. This first lesson provides lots of valuable insight from Mike’s many years of professional experience in the recording studio.
Please also check back later as Mike is developing a full class of informational drum lessons on this important aspect of drumming and music.
LEVEL: late intermediate to advanced