I guess we are really lucky here at Circle Recording Studios in Birmingham, England. I recently overheard a conversation between a handful of younger engineers along the lines that they really hated sample replacement of drums but it was a necessary evil 'in this day and age'.
Recording drums tests a recording studio to extremes. And while half the musicians in the country now have their own recording set up few have access to a great sounding room that can really make their music shine. That's why when we first decided to build Circle Recording Studios in Birmingham, we knew it had to be different.
We are always surprised that people don't seem to get how huge the difference is between recording drums, or indeed any acoustic instrument, in a great sounding recording studio and recording in a carpet-walled toilet. Our new video series will set the record straight. We wanted to do something a bit different to the usual recording studio video or even drumming video. Here's the trailer. Tell us what you think so far: