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Old 7th June 2017
Gear Nut
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Pannings on a mix

Hi jaquire,
I'm a huge fan of your work.
I've read an interview that you said you always pan all the microphones of the same source to the same pan position.because you prefer to feel the sound coming from one discrete spot.
Based on that, when you hard pan one instrument do you use delays on the opposite spot to create space and to envolve this instrument on the sound stage?
Do you use lcr panning, or do you place guitars sometimes between lcr placement?
I'm always divided on the placement... when a song start with one mono instrument and vocals. On a case like this, like a vocal and acoustic guitar, do you pan the guitar... do you try to make it stereo?, or do you assume both at Center?
Assuming that the track will become bigger with drums, electric guitars and keyboards.