I’m happy to share a brand new video I produced – Slovenian guitarist Aljaz Cvirn performing Invierno Porteño from Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, arranged for classical guitar by Sergio Assad. Recorded in November/December 2013 at 2d Recording Studio using six microphones including Oktava MK-012 MSP4 Stereo Set Joly mod, MJE-K47H Capsule heads, original … Read More
This is yet another excellent arrangement for three guitars by Edson Lopes, featuring one of Scott Joplin’s classics, Maple Leaf Rag. Recorded with Michele Della Giustina 2001 classical guitar in my studio. Equipment used: Metric Halo ULN-2, 5 Oktava Mk-012 microphones with stock omni capsules and MJE-K47H Capsule heads by Michael Joly, as well as … Read More
I’ve often encountered a problem in previous few Final Cut Pro X versions – when launching the app it would often freeze at “Restoring the window layout”. To solve this issue, Apple suggests the following: 1. In the Finder, hold down the Option key and then choose Library from the Go menu. 2. In the … Read More
This is the rig I’m going to use for filming AirString Duo‘s promo video in the next two days for our debut release Summer Skies, coming out soon. It consists of a Canon 600D camera, an Oktava Mk-012 microphone with a t.bone wind screen, an Oktava stereo bar, a hot shoe adapter, a few screw … Read More
This is my latest video featuring a simple yet technically quite demanding fingerstyle piece by Rick Ruskin called Microphone Fever. Besides playing classical music, I’ve always enjoyed exploring fingerstyle, pop, world and jazz music as well. Luckily, I’ve been involved in a project for the past two years which is a fusion of every possible … Read More
A few weeks ago I set out to build my first DIY softbox for my studio. These posts served as an inspiration > Jag’s Photo Blog: DIY softbox / Photo Tuts+ : How To Make a Professional Softbox for Under $20. The entire build took only a couple of hours and I’m overall very satisfied … Read More
This is my rendition of the famous classical guitar piece by Heitor Villa-Lobos: Prelude n. 1. Recorded in May 2012 at my studio. Played on a beautiful 2001 Michele Della Giustina classical guitar. As usual, sound was recorded using a pair of Oktava Mk-012 and a Rode NT1 mic, all modded by Michael Joly, run … Read More
My rendition of the famous piece by Fernando Sor “Introduction, Theme and Variations on a Mozart’s Theme O Cara Armonia”, Op. 9.