Posts Tagged ‘rant’


Sunday, December 21st, 2008

1968 Ludwig Kit mic'd for session

Here are a few things I have learned in my 35+ years of doing this…

  1. It’s the singer’s band. It doesn’t really matter if you own the PA, it’s the singer’s band.
  2. Sometimes you’re the pigeon, sometimes you’re the statue.
  3. In the studio, sometimes smaller is bigger.
  4. An engineer (or producer) will bring the same organizational skills to your session as they bring to their own life.
  5. At any given time there is a pimpled-faced thirteen year old who can play better than you.
  6. There is always a Yoko.
  7. (more…)