Legit question. I disappeared. Not that you should care, but if you wondered… sick children and… Back in Black.
I’ve been stuck into re-playing/re-recording Back in Black.
It’s my obsession, but it is also more rational than simply being something I do for me: I did say it back then, and I’ll say it now more than ever: I want to nail every main AC/DC record tone down to the bone as much as possible and document it, step by step, with video, pictures (microphone positions by the inch; settings of any kind, … ) and text. This I feel is a mission I love to be in and also, in modern times, something that there is need of even for the future (documenting the classics).
It’s been days that I wanted to nail the tone 100%. Not simply “close” “yeah… almost there…” but really 100% (well, 99% will do).
I want to do one last try. I tried almost every possible combination of what I have here (in terms of, mics, position, loudness, settings, … ).
I know, the room, the mics, the outboard (console, preamps, … ). A lot of things I still don’t have (and will likely never have).
Bought a new soundcard, better than before (better mic pre’s), it’s a FireFace fourhundred: