RANCHO DE LA LUNA
Joshua Tree, CA - USA
Queens of the Stone Age
Eagles of Death Metal
Masters of Reality
"Rancho de la Luna, located in Joshua Tree, CA, has been in operation since 1993. We have hosted such incredibly diverse artists as Daniel Lanois, Victoria Williams, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Afghan Whigs, earthlings?, Mojave Lords, Mark Lanegan, Foo Fighters, and many more."
I use my sE mics on every session. Some are switched out here and there, but they're always nearby and at the ready."
RNT TUBE CONDENSER
“I hadn’t thought of buying a really nice mic in a long time, because I have all the mics I need. But then this one came along, and of course immediately blew me away, and I had to buy it.”
RNR1 ACTIVE RIBBON
"Room, vocals, guitars, acoustic guitars, piano - pretty much everything sounds great through this mic."
"Room, drums, acoustic guitar, vocals - sounds great on anything."
"Room, vocals, acoustic guitars, drums, acoustic bass - again, everything sounds great through this mic."
sE3 (latest version: sE8)
"Overheards, acoustic guitars, piano."
TITAN (latest version: T2)
"Bass, kick drum, occasional guitars, vocals."
I use at least one, and usually many sE mics during all recording sessions. I love the clarity and beautiful full sounds of the RNR1, Gemini, and Z5600 on every instrument and vocals."
"The RNR1 captures perfectly the sounds placed in front of it."
"The Gemini is another of my favorite mics for so many reasons. it can be used for clarity, or pushed for huge, warm sounds that intensify whatever is nearby."
David Catching photo credits: WILL STOCKWELL