Yellow Couch Sessions @ Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
Birds of Chicago: Alright Alright
Man, this was a lot of fun! Birds of Chicago are a fantastic band and I love this performance of their new track "Alright Alright." I really dig it when bands adjust what they do to make it work in the space. Using a piece of paper as a snare drum is a great example of that. I think that from now on, I'm replacing every snare that I record with a single sheet of paper.
For this video, we used a LOT of Peluso Microphone Lab's mics. For Alli's glorious vocals, we used their P-12 and their P-84 small diaphragm condenser at the bell of her clarinet, which was kind of an unorthodox choice, but I really like how it worked out.
For J.T., we used Peluso's P-87 on his vocals and my other P-84 on his acoustic. On lead guitar, we have their small diaphragm tube condenser, the P-28. Good gravy, do I love that mic on acoustics!
On bass, we used Peluso's P-49 large diaphragm tube condenser and on the paper snare/backing vocals, we picked the 2247se, which also serves as an all around room mic. I guess they all do, in a way.
All audio for Yellow Couch Sessions is recorded and mixed by Steven Foxbury of Yellow Couch Studio. Video for this session was shot and edited by awesome partner, Matt Dayak.
Here are some links for clicking:
Yellow Couch Studio: http://www.yellowcouchstudio.com/
Peluso Microphone Lab: http://www.pelusomicrophonelab.com/
Bootstrap Design Co: http://www.bootstrapdesignco.com
Empire Music: http://www.empiremusiconline.com/
Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival: http://www.TrustArts.org/traf
Matt Dayak Photography: http://www.mattdayak.com/
Commonwealth Press: http://www.cwpress.com/