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Old 02-05-2010, 08:02 PM
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Shattered: Recording Session, Day 1

As I last said I last promoted my band. We gained a new singer and bassist (The bassist in the video was a fill in who offered to learn the songs in an hour and a half and go on stage with us) This will be the first recording of us as a full band!

After about two hours of setting everything up. We only had enough time to do a quick run through of 2 songs on the drums. They were rough run through but when I listened back to the takes they sounded phenomenal for the setup we got. Of course there are a couple mistakes in the tracks but for a first take it is really damn good. I've never recorded myself outside of a live setting. So hearing the playback is just awesome to me. I'm actually starting to believe that I might kickass behind the drums!

Monday the real recording begins. Once we get the songs recorded and mixed properly we'll be posting them up on our Myspace, Facebook, Youtube for all of you to enjoy.

For those interested this is my recording setup:

Drums- 1988 Pearl Export in Ferrari (AKA Neil Peart, Moving Pictures) Red

12x8 Rack Tom (Shure 57)
14x8 Vinnie Paul Signature Snare (Shure 57)
16x16 Floor Tom (Shure 57)
22x16 Bass Drum (Shure 52)
*AKG D-9000 mic for overhead*


(I have a full scale 9 piece double bass kit, but unfortunately not enough mics)

Cymbals- Various

11" Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Splash
14" Zildjian A Mastersound Hi-Hats
16" Zildjian K Custom Dark Crash
18" Zildjian A Medium-Thin Crash
18" Wuhan China *Newly fixed*
19" Sabian Vault Crash
22" Sabian Paragon Ride


*almost all of my cymbals excluding a couple splashes and Zil-Bel*

Thanks again for the support! Will report back on this Monday for Day 2
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