16 August, 2010

This Past Week's Recording Sessions

CaSa013-0000C0-1, "I went looking"
Instrument:

Bass
Drum Kit/ProgramCASSETTE TAPE
Jaguar
Moog
Voice

LevelPanEQ/FilterDynamicTime-BasedIssues / Notes
Tape-4.5dB
Midnight

Threshold: -20dB
Ratio: 2:1
Knee: Soft
Attack: 12ms
Release: 363ms
Gain: 0dB

Recorded drum program to four-track cassette tape, manually adjusting the recording speed so that, upon playback, the drums come into the first section significantly out of time (and pitch) but have sync'd with the other instruments by the end of the first section over the course of roughly two minutes.
BassAT: 0 dB
WE: 0dB
AT: 2200
WE: 0100
12dB/8ve HP @ 60Hz
33% Q Bell +1.5dB @ 500Hz
33% Q Bell +3dB @ 4kHz
6dB/8ve LP @ 12kHz
Threshold: -18dB
Ratio: 2:1
Knee: Soft
Attack: 12ms
Release: 363ms
Gain: 0dB


JaguarAT: -4.5dB
WE: +4.5dB
AT: 2300
WE: 0200
12dB/8ve HP @ 80Hz



Moog+18dB
Midnight
6dB/8ve LP @ 6kHz


Weak signal, which is OK since the Moog backs only the vocal in one section.
Voice+4.5dB
Midnight
6dB/8ve LP @ 6kHz
Threshold: -16dB
Ratio: 4:1
Knee: Soft
Attack: 21ms
Release: 479ms
Gain: 0dB


CaSa013-00C000-1, "The weak willed"
Instrument:

Bass
Drum Kit/Program
Jaguar
Voice

LevelPanEQ/FilterDynamicTime-BasedIssues / Notes
Kick+2.5dB
Midnight




Snare-9dB
2330




Rack-7.5dB
0130




Floor-7.5dB
0230




Hi-Hat-15dB
2200

Threshold: 30dB
Ratio: 3.33:1
Knee: Soft
Attack: 0ms
Release: 363ms
Gain: + 6dB


Ride-12dB
0130




Crash-12dB
0130




Bass0dB
2330

Opto
Gain: 10 (out of a hundred, mind you)
Peak Reduction: 0

While the opto comp, in this instance, is being used primarily for gain, it also limits the signal at 0dB.
JaguarAT: 0dB
WE: 0dB
AT: 0100
WE: 2345




Voice-10dB
Midnight




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