Sweetwater presents 3 day recording master class with KXM!

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KXM consists of Ray Luzier, the drummer from Korn; dUg Pinnick, the singer/bassist for King’s X; and George Lynch, guitarist for Dokken and Lynch Mob. At this master class, you will learn everything from setting up a session to mic placement and much more. You’ll get instruction from one of the best in the business, with the aid of world-class rock musicians. Not only will you leave this workshop better prepared for your next recording project, but you’ll have taken part in a once-in-a-lifetime recording opportunity. Don’t miss this incredible chance to hone your recording skills while making history with a powerhouse band!

Mark Hornsby, Director of Music Production and Artist Relations at Sweetwater Studios, is an acclaimed music producer, audio engineer, musician, and writer. He’s widely considered to be one of the most diverse figures in today’s music business, working with a wide range of artists, including Travis Tritt, Godsmack, Stephen Curtis Chapman, and the London Philharmonic. In addition to working with acts from all over the world, Mark is also a certified Pro Tools Expert, accredited by Avid.

To register, call (800) 222-4700 x1801
or e-mail julie_doust@sweetwater.com.

Your Three-day Class Agenda:
Thursday/Friday: Tracking
Instrument placement in the studio
Cue setup
Introduction to various types/brands of microphones (dynamic, condenser, ribbon)
Mic placement
Discover George Lynch’s and dUg Pinnick’s famous guitar tones while auditioning different guitar rigs/signal chains
Learn how Ray Luzier gets his slamming rock drum sounds
Audition different vocal microphones and processing chains (condensers, dynamics, compression, EQ)
Demonstrate recording multiple vocal takes, comps, etc.
Demonstrate different vocal/track editing techniques available in Pro Tools
Saturday: Mixing
Overview of different types of processing and when/where to use them (EQ, compression, reverb, delay, etc.)
Dialing in drum, bass, guitar, and vocal sounds
Automation
Bus compression/processing
Making the final tweaks (what to listen for, creative effects, etc.)
Mixdown
This three-day workshop costs $2,495.
Classes are from 10AM–7PM, with a one-hour lunch break.
(Lunches are included.)