AE-240 "Best of' Analog Technologies"
Below are some links to some great sounding
tracks recorded in previous Analog Technologies classes.
The class starts with 2-track editing
and 4-track recording so our early sessions rely heavily on simplicity.
In this video, thr drum sound comes from
one mic AND it's driving 6 preamps at once!!! Every time the track
loops you're hearing a different preamp - the first 6 times is blind, the
2nd 6 times you see which preamp.
Jack Ventimiglia wrote and played on this
track, recorded live to 8 (of 24) tracks of tape. The verb is from
Crotch (nady 1150)
snare (modified 'bent' sm57)
outside kick (ev-664)
bass amp (sm-58)
acoustic gtr (cascade fathead)
hallway (2 x mxl 2003)
of Matchstick Men
Here's Jack again, earlier in that same
class, doing a sixties psychedelic classic. The rhythm track went
to 4 tracks and for the bulk of the bounce the rhythm track was mixed to
MONO to make room for the vocals. After the song fades out - and
back in again for the jam - there are no vocals, so the rhythm track becomes
The flanging was done in real time with
REEL FLANGING as in, a second tape machine loosely synced to create the
effect, dragging your fingers on the reel flanges makes the comb filter
effect. If there is one thing that makes reel / real flanging special,
it's the fact that you decide when it happens rather than set an oscillator
and hope for the best...
HOOKERS and BLOW Sessions
On two Tuesdays during the Winter of 2008 we recorded enough rhythm
tracks to do an album, thanks to Adam Levy's band of awesome musicians.
Can Make It If We Try
(Sly Stone cover, in-the-box mix using Adobe Audition)
On A String (Student John Rausch's mix)
and My Arrow (Harry Nilson cover, analog student mix)
You Want Me To Stay
(Sly Stone cover, analog student mix)
more to come...