The Drum Setup – 1.1

Live @ Tainted Blue is an episodic web series documenting life in a state of the art recording studio in Times Square, New York City. The series features audio technology and music production quick tips from the Tainted Blue team, music performances as well as lifestyle and cultural segments that give you insight into the contemporary music industry community. In this episode of Live @ Tainted Blue, Studio Manager Sax receives a last minute call to book a recording session for a local, three piece NYC band called Ladybug Stingray. Their first task before the band arrives is to setup and mic the drum kit. Sax, Matthew and the rest of the team tackle microphone choice, placement and signal flow to ensure a consistent recording. Learn what microphone’s the team decides on, how they’re used and how Ableton Live is routed and used during the recording process. Learn more about Tainted Blue Studios www.taintedblue.com What microphones do you prefer when recording live instruments?
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