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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra Interview With Al Schmitt And Steve Genewick

Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra Interview With Al Schmitt And Steve Genewick

In this Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra Interview James Ivey talks with recording and mixing engineer Al Schmitt and his assistant of 14 years Steve Genewick.  James chats with Al and Steve via a Skype call into Capitol Studio in LA. They talk about their new film The Art Of Recording A Big Band, the initial idea of the project and how it was transformed into a feature length fly on the wall documentary / tutorial video in which Al and Steve show their working practices when it comes to micing brass and rhythm section instruments and their approach to tracking and mixing.  Steve and Al then answer some of your questions on subjects ranging from microphone technique and selection, mastering and mixing for surround. 00:00 Intro00:45 How did you come up with the idea of making the film Art Of Recording The Big Band?06:50 Do you have a score for the material that is being recorded?08:40 Are you committing your mic levels to "tape"?09:25 Are you committing any EQ or Compr

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