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METalliance New Book ‘Recording & Mixing Drums’ Debuts at AES NY 2022
Contrasting Techniques from Seven Lifetimes of Recording Experience
New York City, AES Oct 19th 2022 — The METalliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) has released the new book ‘Recording & Mixing Drums — Contrasting Techniques from Seven Lifetimes of Recording Experience.’ The book is authored by top award-winning audio engineers/producers Al Schmitt, Chuck Ainlay, Ed Cherney, Elliot Scheiner, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, and Niko Bolas, with Bill Gibson.
‘Recording & Mixing Drums’ provides a wealth of practical reference knowledge and essential studio tips for professional recording engineers, academic instructors, music hobbyists, and studio newcomers looking to expand their skillsets.
‘Recording and Mixing Drums’ features specific in-depth sections with photos and diagrams from each of the METalliance members, including Chuck Ainlay, and their detailed takes on the art of recording drummers:
With pictures and diagrams from each of seven METalliance members with their detailed takes on the art of recording drummers:
- Tracking Drums – both technically and getting the best performance
- Favorite Drum Tracks
- Selected Discography
- Roundtable Discussion on Drums
- Remembering Phil Ramone, Ed Cherney and Al Schmitt
- METalliance Member’s Credits
- Session Planning Sheets from Chuck Ainlay and Frank Filipetti
METalliance Drums is the holy grail of a century’s worth of drum recording knowledge.