Win a “drum tracking weekend” at THE destination recording studio in Macon Georgia worth $2000. Spend two days at Shadow Sound Studio with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Joey Stuckey, cutting professional drum tracks on state of the art analog and digital recording gear with the best modern and vintage drum gear. The winner receives two full days of recording time in the studio, personal instruction in the techniques of recording drum tracks, lodging and meals for both days in music hub city of Macon. Winner will be determined by random drawing on (date). Click here to enter the contest at Shadow Sound’s site. Two consecutive days to be arranged at winner's and Mr. Stuckey’s mutual convenience. Does not include travel. Drawing takes place October 14 and winner will be notified by email.
-Details: Whether you are a beginner or an experienced recording drummer, you will have two full days (16 studio hours total) to use as you please in a full blown pro studio in Macon, Georgia, the deep south legendary music home of the Allman Brothers, Otis Redding, Little Richard, R.E.M., Jason Aldean and Capricorn Records. Blues and jazz guitarist Joey Stuckey, who also minored in percussion at college, has created this facility as a getaway oasis for Georgia, Nashville, national and international artists. He will assist and instruct you for those two days. You can play with your tracks or his existing tracks, create live music on the spot with Joey, or even bring in your friends or band to record. Includes rough mixes, but not final mixes or mastering.
-Many of us drummers are over-dubbing drum tracks onto existing music tracks in our bedrooms or basements with a computer, a recording program and some mics - but most of us have not had the opportunity to work with the best recording gear in a major studio with top engineers and producers, or play on the best drum gear in a great sounding , big drum room. Many of the best recording drummers in the major music cities use destination studios like Shadow Sound to give their overdub clients the best possible drum tracks. You will come away from this experience with new knowledge that can be applied to your future recording endeavors. Whether you are a beginner, an amateur, a weekend warrior, or a gigging pro, this weekend recording getaway will be a great "drumming vacation".
Learn, drum tuning, microphone selection and placement, how to play with a click, how to use samples, how to edit digital drum tracks, effects processing, and how to do a rough mix.
Joey Stuckey is a truly inspirational musician and producer who has achieved international success in the music business despite many life challenges, including being blind since early childhood due to a brain tumor. You will enjoy spending time with this encouraging veteran studio pro. Joey has a great since of humor about overcoming his obstacles and has a great blog about Macon in which he shares a lot of his stories about what it really means to be successful in the music business.