The Secrets Of Recording Cymbals

BY GARRETT HAINES It seems more and more recordings are suffering from brittle-sounding cymbals. Several years ago, I moderated a panel at the Tape Op Conference called “Preparing Your Mixes For Mastering.” We presented a list of the ten most common technical problems. One of the top offenders was “harsh cymbals and ice-pick hi-hats.” From … Continue reading The Secrets Of Recording Cymbals