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To my lovely Gearslutz All........ I think.... "It’s not enough to have to have great gear and technique, you must...

Bruce Swedien
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C.Lambrechts 20th September 2006
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Hello Mr Swedien, thank you for your many many good informations. i saw, that you use the westlake monitors. i use...

Mixary
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Bruce Swedien 20th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, How do you feel about multi-band compression (dynamic EQ) as it applies to a single instrument / track. To me this has...

structuredloud
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Bruce Swedien 20th September 2006
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Hi Bruce The Dude has always been one of my favourite albums. I've often wondered about the brass recording on this album, and...

Deleted User
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Bruce Swedien 20th September 2006
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To Gearslutz all.... I love the fact though that the Gearslutz have forced me to write about some really important subjects......

Bruce Swedien
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spacebass 20th September 2006
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Hi Bruce and all, I would like to ask a few questions about deessing vocals. First of all, I wanted to say that my singing...

Eliosound
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mac black 19th September 2006
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Somewhat tantalisingly, you described in a post on this forum 5.1 and surround in general as being a ‘big disappointment.’ ...

The Byre
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audioalchemy 18th September 2006
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Neumann U67 and U47 Hi Bruce I have a U67 and U47 short body, 1. Do you have any tips on modifications that would help to...

JOHN
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Bruce Swedien 17th September 2006
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He's always been one of my favorite guitarists, his playing always just grabbed me. I was wondering if you ever had the chance to...

The dman
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Bruce Swedien 17th September 2006
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My Dear Little Gearslutz All.... Here is a photo of the two-24 track tape machine setup for "Thriller"... Now...

Bruce Swedien
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Bruce Swedien 17th September 2006
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hi, i am very into "thriller" again right now along with his sister janet's...

themaidsroom
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Bruce Swedien 16th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, I was today with Bernie Grundman working on a new album for the first time and it was a beautiful experience and...

delcosmos
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Bruce Swedien 16th September 2006
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I have been working with Michael Jackson since 1977.... “The WIZ, the Movie” The year is 1977. Bea and I were living...

Bruce Swedien
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Resonater 16th September 2006
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I wish I could answer all the Welcome and Thanks posts, but very happily there are too many!!!! Let's get down to business.......

Bruce Swedien
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StrangeCat 16th September 2006
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Hello, somewhere on this forum I read, that you own a Harrison 32-Series desk with modifications. If this is true, would You...

dan*leclub
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Bruce Swedien 16th September 2006
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The ‘ Q&A with Bruce Swedien ‘ forum got me in the mood to break out my Recording with Bruce Swedien instructional...

Allen Wrench
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MacMike 15th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, Recently we were discussing about some kick-drum stuff - you know, tunnels etc... I was courious for what the Kick...

brandy
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chrisj 15th September 2006
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Hey Bruce, You had been using 1/2" tape for sometime now. How do you compare it with the computer hard disk? Would you...

BigAl
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s0nguy 15th September 2006
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hi everyone and Bruce, I want to ask a question about your experience with classical recordings. I want to specialize in this...

teleric
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NetworkAudio 15th September 2006
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I caught you speaking at an AES show seminar a while back where you told an excellent story from your Universal days. It...

Timsplace
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chucksweet 15th September 2006
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What's your favorite method for recording drum kit overheads as far as placement is concerned? Also how do you like to use...

Igotsoul4u
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Igotsoul4u 14th September 2006
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My Dear Little Gearslutz All.... Here's a photo of the Harrison 32 series that I mixed "Thriller on"! As far as I...

Bruce Swedien
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Bruce Swedien 14th September 2006
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I always passed it off as b.s., but the guy I bought my MTR90 from said it was one of the machines used on Thriller shiee...

Benmrx
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Bruce Swedien 14th September 2006
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I couldn't resist this Thriller style photo opportunity! I was at the Plaza show this week in London (mostly PA & lights,...

Jules
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Bruce Swedien 14th September 2006
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Gearslutz All...... You must remember that when Quincy, Rod and I were doing these incredible songs, every song was done as a...

Bruce Swedien
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Bruce Swedien 14th September 2006
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Hello, Bruce ! Among the many wonderful things I could say about your remarkable work through the years, there's one that has...

stevegalante
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stevegalante 14th September 2006
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Very cool of you.. And I loved your book. To give it a plug here it is...

Jules
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frans 14th September 2006
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hello Mr swedien, i've been, like many of us here, greatly influenced in my youth by your work with quincy jones, and admire...

teleric
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Bruce Swedien 13th September 2006
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Like a lot of people here, I have been mixing for many, many years. In my case over 25 years and 10 years playing in bands...

Sound Chaser
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Bruce Swedien 13th September 2006
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Hello Bruce, I have been a big fan of Bill Putnam for a very long time. I believe you mentioned that he was a mentor to...

Curtis Franklin
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Bruce Swedien 13th September 2006
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For a long time, I believed that the 'democratisation' of music through the advent of home recording was bound to be a good...

The Byre
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Acko 13th September 2006
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I want to say Thank You, to you Gearslutz for allowing me to talk openly about my work with Michael Jackson and those great...

Bruce Swedien
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Arturo Alvarez 13th September 2006
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Look at this! A U.P.S. truck ran over this Anvil Mike Case of mine in the parking lot at Westlake Audio in Los Angeles a few...

Bruce Swedien
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saggsy 13th September 2006
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Hey Bruce, I've been hooked on your recordings since I was five. No joke. I remember listening to Thriller as a child on my...

Philip S Bova
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mic monkey 13th September 2006
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Bruce, A warm welcome and greetings to you. I have noticed that many of the classic and older Jazz recordings from the 40's...

donnie7
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Tom VDH 12th September 2006
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Bob Moog flips Bruce Swedien the "Bird"! by Bruce Swedien Let me begin by saying that I miss Robert Moog VERY,...

Bruce Swedien
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GearHunter 12th September 2006
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Hey.Bruce ,I really love your work over the years.What is your approach to capturing early reflections along with the source?

duane
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duane 12th September 2006
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>Duke Ellington< _________________________________________________________________ Edward Kennedy Ellington - A.K.A -...

Bruce Swedien
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frixion 11th September 2006
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My Gearslutz all.... Here is a letter I just recieved from my old pal Martin Kantola. As you may recall I asked him to talk...

Bruce Swedien
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dasoundjunkie 11th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, Once again thanks for sharing with the group. My question pertains to the U47 style mic you were working on with...

True North
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antiguru 11th September 2006
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Look what I found!!! This is the Advertising sheet that I got from Telefunken/American Elite in New York in 1953!!! Because of...

Bruce Swedien
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Mind-Over-Midi 10th September 2006
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The two invisible men from Michael Jackson's heyday..... The other day I read the following in an industry magazine: The...

Bruce Swedien
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Bruce Swedien 10th September 2006
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Let's get off the Michael thing for a minute... Here's something about a song that I was very happily involved in long before...

Bruce Swedien
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Snarf 10th September 2006
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Hey Bruce this is Salvador Velarde from Mexico.Only one little question: In your book you mention about a drum riser where you...

sofa
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sofa 8th September 2006
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Hello Mr Swedien I am very big fan of Quincey Jones and I guess you have had a major impact on creating the supreme sound on...

Bob Yordan
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zvenx 8th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, I would be interested to know what the vocal chain was to record Barry White on the Back on the Block album. In...

Tim Farrant
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Chris-Doll 8th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, hope you are well! I ask this question with particular reference to the "Bad" and "Thriller"...

goldphinga
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goldphinga 7th September 2006
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Hey Bruce, Do you happen to have a frequency response graph of your old Attack wall mixing enviroment that you can share with...

bkg73
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Martin Kantola 7th September 2006
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Hi Bruce, Good to see you here. Could you tell us some of the applications where you might use your Altec "Coke...

Silvertone
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rghose 7th September 2006
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The Vincent Price “Rap” on “Thriller”... When I begin reminiscing about recording the song “Thriller”, one of the...

Bruce Swedien
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Michael Maeurer 7th September 2006
 
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