Quantcast
RnB singer at a new studio.. - Gearspace.com
The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
RnB singer at a new studio..
Old 14th June 2006
  #1
Gear Nut
 
Lanstar Zero's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
RnB singer at a new studio..

I'm taking an RnB singer to a different studio than the one I normally work at - their was a falling out with my normal studio.

Anyway, the singer sounds a lot like beyonce .. good singer, but I'm not sure how she is going to sound with the gear at this new studio.

They have a Lawson L47MP for vocals, and then these pres:
John Hardy M1 Mic Preamp
Langevin Dual Mono Mic Preamps
Trident S20 Mic Preamps
Universal Audio 2-610 Tube Mic Preamps

We have limited time to track, so I won't be trying all the pres - I was thinking I would use the Hardy but didn't know if it would be too clean for RnB? what about the Langevin?

They also have a pair of distressors, a UREU 7110, an Aphex Compellor.

I might track with a tad of compression from a Distressor..

So what would recommend for a pre?

Thanks!
Old 14th June 2006
  #2
Gear Nut
 
Lanstar Zero's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
John Hardy with Lawson for RnB (beyonce-like) vocals?

Yay? thumbsup

Nay? tutt


OR

Langevin..


Yay? thumbsup

Nay? tutt
Old 14th June 2006 | Show parent
  #3
Lives for gear
 
djui5's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
Use the UA 2-610 into the distressor....low gain on the pre, high gain on the distressor...

If that sounds funny for some reason, then use the Trident pres
Old 14th June 2006 | Show parent
  #4
Gear Nut
 
Lanstar Zero's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
Thanks - those are the 2 I don't have experience with, so for the sake of saving time I was going to go straight to the hardy, and then to the distressor for a bit of color.

But I could try your suggestion, as well.
Old 14th June 2006 | Show parent
  #5
Lives for gear
 
djui5's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
Yeah, you can't really go wrong with the Hardy..it's pretty clean...
Old 14th June 2006 | Show parent
  #6
Gear Nut
 
Lanstar Zero's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
I think I'll go with Hardy -> Distressor for lead vox, and then try your idea (more colored) for BG vox.. She's really good at doubling (tripling, even) so maybe I'll also try more color on the doubles/harmonies, while keeping the lead a little cleaner.
Old 14th June 2006 | Show parent
  #7
Lives for gear
 
djui5's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
πŸ“ Reply

Similar Threads

Thread / Thread Starter Replies / Views Last Post
replies: 53 views: 12349
Avatar for KarmaPolice2012
KarmaPolice2012 13th June 2013
replies: 441 views: 76913
Avatar for ardis
ardis 29th May 2021
replies: 88 views: 9321
Avatar for ztjangle
ztjangle 5th March 2014
replies: 125 views: 18607
Avatar for b0se
b0se 17th December 2018
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearspace Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.


 
 
Slide to join now Processing…

Forum Jump
Forum Jump