Santa Monica, CA (January 2016) –Producer, Mixer, Engineer and Recording Artist Ronan Chris Murphy, producer of the acclaimed Recording Boot Camp, the intensive, hands-on training course which attracts attendees from around the world who wish to learn their craft from working audio engineers and studio professionals, announces the launch of the first in a series of comprehensive online training and mixing programs, Drum Recording Boot Camp. Drum Recording Boot Camp offers more than eleven hours of intensive lessons, and features detailed techniques for success in recording and mixing drums in a host of situations and environments, on a variety of different budgets.
“Since we launched Recording Boot Camp more than 13 years ago, people have been asking me to share these techniques online, but I waited until we could do it in a way that offered the same value as an in-person experience,” says Murphy. “Interestingly enough, our new online courses allow us to delve even deeper in some cases into topics and techniques because we are not limited by time, and users can work at their own pace.”
The content of Drum Recording Boot Camp is based on the drum recording portion of Recording Boot Camp’s week long in-person workshops. Lessons range from recording an amateur drummer on an inexpensive drum set all the way up to recording professional session drummers on a high end DW kit. The mix training portion of Drum Recording Boot Camp demonstrates how it is possible to get amazing drum sounds using only stock EQ plugins, and then moves forward with more advanced techniques with more boutique options. Mixing lessons feature examples from sessions with noted drummers Terry Bozzio and Victor Bisetti (Los Lobos).
While there are a lot of new online recording training courses coming onto the market, Ronan Chris Murphy and his Recording Boot Camp Series offer a realistic perspective from working professionals and engineers. Murphy himself learned his craft in the trenches working on hundreds of albums with some of the greatest musicians in the world, recording and mixing some of the world’s best drummers, including Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons), Bill Bruford (King Crimson, Yes), Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth, Santana), Benny Greb (Moving Parts), Pat Mastelotto (Mr. Mister, King Crimson, XTC), and Bill Rieflin (REM, Ministry). Ronan Chris Murphy also is a pioneer of new forms of education, being one of the world’s first audio bloggers and creating the “Recording Boot Camp,” concept of the intensive one week recording workshop format.
“A lot of people let limitations of gear and recording situations keep them from getting great drum sounds. This is crazy, because you can get killer drum recordings with a few affordable, good mics and stock plugins if you know what you are doing. This is what I try to get across in Drum Recording Boot Camp.”
The Drum Recording Boot Camp online course is $297 (US) and includes unlimited access to the training materials, downloadable multitrack sessions and membership in an exclusive Facebook group. Visit: www.drumrecordingbootcamp.com
About Recording Boot Camp
Producer, mixer, engineer and recording artist Ronan Chris Murphy founded Recording Boot Camp, the intensive, week long, hands-on training program session in which aspiring engineers have the opportunity to learn from and work with studio engineers and professionals, hosted at Murphy’s own Veneto West Studios in Santa Monica, CA. Murphy’s credits include hundreds of album as a producer, engineer and mixer. Prominent among them are progressive rock projects with King Crimson, Steve Morse, Terry Bozzio and Tony Levin, jazz recordings with Chucho Valdés, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, and work with Norwegian experimentalist band Ulver. Ronan is also the host of Ronan’s Recording Show, a web based program featuring behind the scenes interviews, recording studio tours, production tips and real world product reviews.