Geoff Emerick Masterclass
About The Event
Geoff Emerick 3 day workshop at Power Station New England recording studio.
Day 1: Setup/Recording Drums and Bass
The students will learn from Geoff the different techniques on
mic’ing up a drum kit, eq’ing, compression, etc.
Bass will also be set up and recorded during this day
Students will experience first hand
how to work with a full band in a live tracking situation.
At the end of the day, Geoff will share a few Beatles stories
including some regarding live tracking/drum tracking.
Day 2: Overdub Day/Guitar/Keyboards tracking day
The students will learn the different ways of tracking guitars and
extra instruments to finish the production of a song
Geoff will talk to the students about the different gear used for
recording The Beatles including guitars and legendary keyboards
like the Mellotron.
Vocal tracking/Background vocals/extra overdubs
The students will learn the importance of songwriting, song
structure, dealing with singers and capturing the best
At this point, we will bring song writing with the band into the
class, knowing that this is one of the most important elements to
be considered. One great song can make a career.
The assistant engineer will talk about the importance of editing
the tracks for modern production and how to prepare tracks for
mixing. (drum editing/vocal tuning etc.)
Day 3: Mixing
The students will learn the importance of critical listening,
monitoring in a great environment, choosing compression,
applying eq, and mix bus treatment.
At the end of the night, Geoff shares some mixing experiences
and share which are some of his favorites too.
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