See and hear various configurations of dynamic, large diaphragm, and ribbon mics recorded through a studio console, and compare the tones between different mic types and positions.

In this studio tutorial, Nashville session guitarist and producer Bryan Clark reveals a handful of proven mic techniques. Hear various configurations of dynamic, large diaphragm, and ribbon mics recorded through a studio console, and compare the tones between different mic types and positions. Explore four essential setups, plus several more advanced options.

Bonus! Hear cool guitars and amps in action (Stratocaster, Telecaster, Les Paul, Collings I-35, 2x10 Fender Vibrolux, 1x12 Ampeg, 1x12 Vox AC15, Marshall JCM800 and 4x10 Marshall cab).

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