“To Your Head”

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Check out some rhythm tracks for reworking of an older (and my favorite) Nothing Project song, “To Your Head”.

What you are hearing here is Microphones –> Awesome Channel Amps –> RME UFX –> Protools 10 @48Khz –> MP3 bounced to disk.

No Compression of any kind, anywhere, on anything.

No processing, no nothing but Awesome. Eight mics in a room, Three guys playing, Whole lotta Awesome getting digitized.

Kick: Shure SM7 and Neumann TLM 102 summed to a third Awesome Channel Amp
Snare: Sennheiser 421
Left Kit: Microtech Gefell UM92s (cardioid)
Right Kit: Lawson L47MP (figure 8)
Left Guitar: Fucktone 45 Fucks head, v4 cabinet, Groove Tubes MD1 and Sennheiser 421 summed to a third Awesome Channel Amp
Right Guitar: Fucktone 18 Fucks Head, Orange 4×12 cabinet, Royer 121
Wide Vocal Group: Lawson L47MP
Narrow Vocal Group: Lawson L251MP
Guitar Bend Group: Fucktone 18 Fucks Head, Orange 4×12 cabinet, Lawson L47MP

The Talented Ones:
John Hummel- Drums
Marcus Connor- Right Guitar
Dave Raphael- Left Guitar, Vocals, Engineering

Left Guitar is a Fucktone Modified Les Paul with Skatterbrane Earthbrane PAFs, Right Guitar is a Fucktone Modified Les Paul with Skatterbrane Ben-Wabrane PAFs.

One thing to stress about this track is that there is NO (none) compression on this recording at all and as such is a perfect example of how the amplifiers in the Awesome Channel Amp naturally compress, exactly the way one would expect an early 1970’s circuit to do. The drum sound on this track has a whole lot to say on this subject.