Studio Pass with Tommy Rogers and Jamie King
with Jamie King and Tommy Rogers
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09 Recording Drum Samples24:18
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About The Class
your guide to recording songs that sound organic and real.
Get an inside look at how things run in the studio with Tommy Rogers & Jamie King in this Studio Pass.
Tommy is the vocalist for the progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me and has worked with Jamie to produce most of the band’s albums. In this class, they’ll share their signature approach to production and detail the process they used to record Tommy’s latest solo album “Modern Noise”.
Both Tommy and Jamie aim to track songs that sound organic and real. In Studio Pass: Tommy Rogers & Jamie King, they’ll show you how things should run in a studio to get a final track that sounds like the band on their best day, but not over-produced.
You’ll learn about the role good pre-production plays in getting the best sound and what you should do before you ever set foot inside the studio. You’ll learn about the recording process as Tommy and Jamie track drums, bass, vocals, and guitar for a song from Tommy’s solo album. They’ll also deconstruct Pro Tools sessions and talk about how performance impacts the final arrangement.
If you want to learn how these guys work in the studio, don’t miss your chance to hang for two days with Tommy and Jamie and get a behind-the-scenes look at their process.
Intro and Drum Head Selection22:51
Tuning a Floor Tom24:56
Tuning the Kick Drum10:38
Tuning the Snare Drum08:52
Drum Mic Selection and Placement13:41
Gain Staging and Preamp Selection for Drums20:22
Tracking Drums with EQ14:03
Recording Drum Samples24:18
Why Quantize Drums?10:47
Drum Editing - Manual Quantization09:18
Drum Editing - Beat Detective30:32
Rhythm Guitar Amp Mic Placement13:45
Rhythm Guitar Tone and Gain Staging19:19
Recording Rhythm Guitars17:40
Recording Lead Guitar I16:27
Recording Lead Guitars II31:36
Guitar and Bass Editing41:43
Song Vocal Mic Selection and Tracking27:17
Scream Vocal Mic Selection and Recording11:07
Vocal Editing with VocAlign21:34
Vocal Tuning with AutoTune31:47
Segment 25 - Vocal Editing Questions04:13
Bass and Guitar Mixing18:07
Panning and Balancing the Mix12:32
Mixing with EQ Processing28:21
Bass Compression and Effects in Mixing13:33
Songwriting and Pre-Production30:55
Building a Studio Business18:10
Jamie King - Tommy Rogers - Gear List.pdf
Jamie King - Tracking Template.ptf
Tommy Rogers and Jamie King - Syllabus.pdf
100% of students recommend this class.
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Thanks for two outstanding sessions. Tommy, Jamie and the Creative Live folks really did a great job elucidating the studio recording process for producing honest, listenable, and powerful rock and metal recordings. I particularly appreciated the individual treatment of each instrument as well as how they all integrate into the mix. I found Jamie's methods to be straightforward and effective and I'm really looking forward to applying that to my own production.
Another well done class from Creativelive. A glimpse into the daily life of a pro musician and pro engineer. Some great advice, tips and tricks that anyone can use to make better music. Was hoping they would get more into the business side of things, they did briefly discuss it towards the end, however a more detailed, longer discussion on the topic would have been good. You do learn some cool ways to record and mix. Some of these are obvious, some not so much. I am sure that for most people you will get something of value from this class.
This was an awesome 1st half of the course! Jamie touched on so many things that I've always had questions about in the production environment. I can't wait for the second day! This course is a MUST HAVE!! I will be purchasing it soon!! Many thanks for the Livestream!
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