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Shoes and Stocking

Posted by SCclawman

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Size: 2,286kb, uploaded 1/27/2012 5:30:44 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Learned for a TOTW January 27, 2012



9 comments on “Shoes and Stocking”

SidBarone Says:
Friday, January 27, 2012 @9:38:34 PM

sounds real good!.. what did you use to record this!?

SCclawman Says:
Friday, January 27, 2012 @10:29:33 PM

Blue Bluebird mic - mbox - MacBook Pro - Martin D-42 and a Morgan Monroe OB-50

Thanks Sid!

SidBarone Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @2:30:09 AM

Thanks.. you're pullin' some great sounds there man!.. not to mention the fine playing too!.. Yours, JanetB's & Bill Martin's sound quality is most enviable to my ears.. i'm not yet able to get that same clear fullness you guys have.. i'm using a samson co1u mic & audacity.. i know Bill uses this mic, i got mine after asking him what he uses.. so is it my audacity software or my lack of engineering skills? Any tips on how to get my sound up there with you guys!?..:0)

Mark Johnson Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @5:44:52 AM

I agree with everyone, your recordings have a pro-level engineering to them that I'm way envious of.

But they still wouldn't be much without that playing. So graceful and tasteful. Clean and uncluttered with just enough adventure tucked in to keep it really compelling.

SCclawman Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @7:08:56 AM

Thanks Mark. Always encouraging. Listening to it again this morning compared to the other ones, I feel like I did it way too slow...I didn't feel so slow last night...haha..oh well.

Sid, I really don't know a ton about engineering. I think having a good mic, a decent pre-amp/interface (mbox, etc), and a good program (i use Reason made by Propellerhead, but also pro tools, garage band, logic, etc) really go a long way. I don't do much with eq's (mainly b/c I don't know what I'm doing). I put on a slight touch of reverb and if I have guitar and banjo, I pan them a little bit to each side, and that's about it. I use a compressor to keep levels from peaking, but not too much of it b/c you still want it to sound natural.

banjoike Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @12:02:57 PM

Beautiful!!

strokestyle Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @12:47:54 PM

Ok so no way to change that this is awesome SC Clawman. Sorry about the Jwalk thing they were right there together and I am Mrs. Clubbelson so for give me.

SidBarone Says:
Saturday, January 28, 2012 @12:54:26 PM

Thanks for the info man!.. gonna' research some o' your set-up now.. & i 2nd Ike's one word summary.. Beautiful!!:0)

Don Borchelt Says:
Monday, January 30, 2012 @2:43:33 PM

Travis Wright does it right again; this is some really sublime music.

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