Russ records "Marianna", using some of the finest recording gear available today, featuring: Chandler Limited, Daking, Royer, Langevin, and Pendulum Audio, and more.
In contrast, Russ then tracks "Lost in the Radio" utilizing affordable Shure SM57 microphones, and a Mackie 1604 mixer.
All of Russ's engineering choices are captured close-up, including mic position, EQ and compression settings, and more.
Russ Long's Guide to Nashville Recording also comes with a DVD-ROM, containing all the individual 24 bit audio files so you can carefully review the tracks and remix them yourself. Over two Gigabytes of material.
Russ Long's engineering credits include Mercy Me, Allison Moorer, Sixpence None the Richer, Wilco, and others.
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