THE RECORDING ROCK/METAL MUSIC AND PRODUCTION MASTERCLASS WORKSHOP 3-11 JULY 2017

– fully practical course
– only one group of 8 people

Our special guests:
– Darek “DARAY” Brzozowski (Dimmu Borgir, Vesania, Hunter)
– Wacek “VOGG” Kiełtyka (Decapitated, Vader, Lux Occulta)

The training program includs the following points:

Recording drums:
– recording drums with special quest DARAY (Dimmu Borgir, Vesania, Hunter, Vader)
– preparation of drums for recording
– positioning microphones and placement
– editing drums tracks (drum timing correction)
– knowledge how to work with the drummer
– applying of EQ and compression to individual drum tracks, and to the whole drum set
– preparing own samples of the drums
– drum sound replacement and real sounding drums from midi files

Recording guitars and bass:
– recording guitars with special quest VOGG (Decapitated, Vader, Lux Occulta)
– how to work with the guitarist
– preparation of guitars for recording
– methods of recording guitars
– choosing of amps and cabinets
– amplifier EQ, dynamic, gain-setting, leveling
– choosing microphones and position
– using re-amping techniques and tricks

Recording vocals:
– choosing mic
– how to work with vocalist
– compression and de-essing
– vocal tuning and time correcting
– techniques and tricks

Mixing
– building a mix
– panning perspectives
– mixing MIDI drums versus acoustic drums
– controlling and enhancing dynamic range with compression
– choosing reverbs and delays
– blending instruments together with EQ, faders and pans
– well-balanced mix
– knowledge when and why to use compression on individual tracks
– topics phase correlation

Mastering:
– using eq
– different types of compression and limiting
– preparation of master on CD or download

 

more info: course@hertzrecording.com