Recording Drums: Russ Miller's RMI Studios
Today, many musicians have their own home studios. It seems as though much - if not most - recording is done in home studios. Because of internet technology, music can be recorded and sent to other places before it's finished. Tracking drums from home seems to be the most economical way to go, too. But, just because it fits the budget, it doesn't mean that there is a loss of quality.
In fact, I think that Russ Miller is producing some of the greatest sounding drum tracks, today. Obviously, I'm also a huge fan of his playing, but a big distinguishing factor is his knowledge of drum tracking, pre-production, and appropriate use of different equipment for different styles of music. I'm always impressed by Russ's ability to play such a wide variety of styles, and it's not just his playing, but his ability to capture the music also sets him apart.
Below are some of my favorite Russ Miller videos, where he explains his recording process, his equipment choices, and his recording space RMI Studios.
Although he also has many great videos on playing drums, this collection of videos is focused on his equipment and recording process at RMI Studios.
Be sure to check out Russ Miller's site, www.russmiller.com
There you can contact him if you're interested in hiring Russ for a remote session.