In this extract from PureMix, Andrew Scheps talks about his approach to fitting piano parts into a mix.
Mic Choices & EQ
There are many different approaches to recording a piano. With so many options, it can be difficult to know where to start.
In this PureMix exclusive, Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Andrew Scheps, shows you how he approaches micing a grand piano. Andrew shows you multiple techniques that cover a wide variety of genres using different combinations of close and distant microphones, spaced pairs and cleverly placed mono microphones.
Learn how to:
- Choose the appropriate microphone for the job
- Thicken a track by adding mono microphones to spaced pairs
- Accurately capture the tone of the instrument
- Make a grand piano sound more like an upright
- AKG C12A
- Electro-Voice RE20
- Mojave MA-200
- Neumann U67
- Neve 8068
- RCA KU3
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