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RSR: Steve Genewick talks about Recording at Capitol Studios with Al Schmitt

By: WhisperRoom™

February 20, 2020

Recording producer Steve Genewick leaning on his mixing console in a studio

WhisperRoom™ proudly sponsors the podcast Recording Studio Rockstars. In each episode, Lij Shaw interviews music producers, engineers, studio owners, and other professionals to bring you inspiring stories, tricks, and insight from the recording industry.

You can listen to the entire podcast archive of Recording Studio Rockstars here or from your favorite podcast app.

RSR Episode #231: Lij Interviews Three-Time Grammy Nominee Steve Genewick

In episode #231 of Recording Studio Rockstars, Steve Genewick talks about recording at Capitol Studios with Al Schmidt, how to set up for an orchestral session, stereo mic methods, chamber reverbs and pre-delay, and how to get great drum sounds.

Listen to the full episode here or stream it in the video below!

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #231 – Steve Genewick

Steve Genewick’s background

Steve Genewick is a three-time Grammy-nominated recording engineer with over twenty-five years of experience, both as a studio and live recording engineer. Steve has worked primarily out of Capitol Studios as a staff engineer since 1994.

For the past 15 years, Steve has had the great honor of collaborating with a 23-time Grammy award-winning engineer/producer, Al Schmitt. While working with Schmitt, Steve had the opportunity to work with artists such as Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Gladys Knight, Neil Young, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Burt Bacharach, and Paul McCarney.

When not at Capitol Studios, Steve can be found working at any number of major recording studios in Los Angeles or mixing at his home studio. Steve also creates a great video channel for Capitol Studios called Top Of The Tower and the 1 Mic 1 Take series. Check out some of the 1 Mic 1 Take videos below!

Lewis Capaldi performing Someone You Loved (1 Mic 1 Take / Live From Capitol Studios)
Amos Lee performing Chill In The Air (1 Mic 1 Take / Live From Capitol Studios)

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