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24th November 2017
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Thanks for making this a great Q&A everyone (and special thanks to Michael, obviously, for sharing his knowledge and...

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Whitecat 27th March 2013
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Michael Beinhorn started his career as a co-founder of the New York musical collective Material which he formed in 1979 with...

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Whitecat 11th March 2013
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A massive thanks to Michael for agreeing to do this! The usual Q&A rules apply - but if this is your first one here they...

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Whitecat 11th March 2013
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I wanted to let you all know what an absolute pleasure it has been answering your questions on this forum. Thanks so much for...

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Whitecat 2nd April 2013
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Hello Michael! As a younger man learning to play and trying to find my "guitar voice" I always thought that Dan...

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Whitecat 2nd April 2013
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Michael - just wanted to ask what your favorite records are. Are you a fan? AS

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fexurbis 2nd April 2013
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hello, what were the vocal and guitar chains for black hole sun? great song.

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fexurbis 2nd April 2013
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Thanks again Michael for being here replying our questions..! When I track a vocals (sometimes) I use some compressors on the...

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fexurbis 30th March 2013
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Hi Michael! Do you have any tips for getting hi hat parts nicely recorded? Apart from working with the drummer to naturally...

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fexurbis 30th March 2013
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Did you know right away that you had something special when you and Herbie came up with this song?

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fexurbis 30th March 2013
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Hi Michael...you've mentioned in a few threads that you've been partial to the sonics of pro tools HD Native. Care to elaborate...

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JohnOmix 30th March 2013
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Hi Michael, I'd love to hear your thoughts on recording to DSD, in terms of your experiences, process, work flow and...

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Sounds Great 29th March 2013
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Love your work. Can you describe some of your favorite modlar modules and how you use them with typical rock instruments?

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wxyz 29th March 2013
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Hey Michael! Hope it's not too late to ask you about your studio work with Korn, These guys come across with the goods, I hate to...

AfterViewer
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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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Given todays tools at your disposal, if you had a time machine and could record any band in any setting how would you go about...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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Firstly, Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our questions! It's very much appreciated! My question involves the...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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Hi Mike, Thanks so much for doing this! I didn't realize how much of an influence you've been on me as a musician and...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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First of all thank you for doing this, really appreciate your time and efforts here! freshflowe I wish more producers had the...

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cheu78 28th March 2013
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Hi Michael, Big fan of your work, specifically mofo and superunknown. But also love the sound of Ozzmosis can you tell me what...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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Hello Michael, i'm glad you're here sharing your knowledge and experience with us. I'd like to ask you about your way of thinking...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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Hi...I was wondering about how you use this in your recordings? Your name seems to always be attached to this! I have a clone...

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fexurbis 28th March 2013
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First of all thank you so much much for sharing this wealth of information and ideas. I hope this question is...

Robby in WA
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Ashtray Heart 27th March 2013
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Hi Michael I would like to know what are the most important aspects to you during the preproduction stage. Thank you...

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Hypnotic 27th March 2013
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Hi Michael, In a few of your posts, you reference renting a "12K Watt Sub Array" for tracking bass and drums. Was...

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fexurbis 27th March 2013
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How do you go about picking a snare for an individual song? I find that I like the sound of brass snares and I generally always...

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fexurbis 27th March 2013
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Hi Michael, You've worked on a diverse range of music over the years, and I've enjoyed the results / output of your efforts;...

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fexurbis 27th March 2013
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i haven't been on GS in a long time and it's really cool to find this forum. it's a bit saddening to read about what goes into...

The Suicider
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127Riot 26th March 2013
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Hi Michael, Thank you so much for doing this Q&A! Masterful job on the production of Celebrity Skin, its simply beautiful...

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fexurbis 26th March 2013
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Hi Michael, Sorry to double dip on the threads here. When is your book due out and where do I pick up a copy? I love reading...

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fexurbis 26th March 2013
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You've worked with some infamous (and famous) drug-users. And a lot of the albums you list as favorites were done by musicians...

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fexurbis 26th March 2013
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Hi Michael MA is one of my favorite Manson records, sonically and songwise. Can you elaborate a little bit what ampheads,...

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Electric Sugar 25th March 2013
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How has your approach to recording Courtney Love's music changed between recording "Celebrity Skin" and "Nobody's...

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fexurbis 25th March 2013
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I've now read your "You Fire Drummers" article (which makes it sound like 50% of all professional recordings have...

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brianellefson 25th March 2013
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Michael, Thanks for your contributions to music. I was wondering what studios you like to work at and why.... .I.E. this...

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fexurbis 25th March 2013
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Hi Michael, I have spent a lot of time recently reading your blog and have been enjoying the Q&A very much. It's great to...

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fexurbis 24th March 2013
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Once again, let me thank you for doing this, Michael... I was wondering if you could share some of your thoughts about gear...

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fexurbis 22nd March 2013
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How did you get that nice, low and heavy sound in 4th of July ? Beside the downtuning of the guitars... Can you give us some...

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fexurbis 22nd March 2013
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Hi Michael, Firstly, thanks for sharing your wisdom here - so much of what you say resonates with me on a personal...

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fexurbis 22nd March 2013
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Sir Michael, I've been DJing for a long time, and always come back to 'Don't Lose Control' by Material. The track is...

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fexurbis 21st March 2013
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Gear Guru 21st March 2013
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Hello Michael, welcome and thank you! As an amateur Engineer when working with artists I am pretty much forced to do it...

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fexurbis 20th March 2013
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Hey Michael, I am curious as to what made you go against the grain and use Nuendo in an industry in which (especially at the...

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fexurbis 20th March 2013
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Michael I have read all of your thoughts on your web site. While time and space prohibit explanation I have been on a similar...

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fexurbis 20th March 2013
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First, let me thank you, Michael, for sharing your experience with us... I was wondering if you talk a little about how you...

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fexurbis 20th March 2013
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Michael, it's really great and inspiring to see your postings here! I was just beginning college at the time, and I bought...

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NewAndImprov 20th March 2013
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Hi Michael - thank you for even taking the time to read this; it's quite appreciated! With all the diverse artists you have...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Have loved all the stuff you have worked on that I am familiar with - Mew, Soundgarden especially - career bests for those bands...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Hi Michael! How did you work Manson´s vocals at the studio with him for Mechanical Animals? how did you mix those...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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The drum sound on Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" (and entire Superunknown) in one of the greatest I've ever heard....

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Hi Michael. First thanks for supporting us with your experience. If exist a thing that I love in your productions, it's the...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Nicky Holland. Hello Michael,I know you produced Nicky's 2nd album.What was your approach when working with such talented...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Michael- Thanks so much for doing this! These threads are really fun and incredibly informative for a lot of us, so what...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
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Hi Michael, Can you explain how you did the "fresh" vocal sample that has been scratched a zillion times? Very cool...

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fexurbis 19th March 2013
 
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