sEssions: Esplanade Studios & The Rupert Neve Signature Series Microphones

Hear a supergroup of New Orleans musicians perform the classic 1947 track 'Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans' live at Esplanade Studios, featuring the following sE microphones:

Vocals: RNT
Upright Bass: RNR1 + RN17
Rhodes: VR2 Stereo Pair

Overheads: RN17 Stereo Pair
Snare: V7
Kick: T2
Drum room: RNT + RNR1


Hear the full mix and a clip of the isolated vocals below, which were recorded with the sE Rupert Neve RNT through a Rupert Neve Designs Shelford 5052 mic preamp - make sure to download both to hear the full-resolution files.


Bonus: here's a drum solo recorded that same day:



Vocals: Roderick Harper Muhammad
Bass: Roland Guerin
Rhodes: John Jones
Drums: Geoff Clapp
Engineered and mixed by Misha Kachkachishvili

Special thanks to Esplanade Studios



sEssions: Asger Thomsen Quartet

Hear the Asger Thomsen Quartet perform a jazz improvisation live at Grapehouse Studios, featuring the following sE microphones:

Piano: sE4400a Stereo Pair
Upright Bass (close): RN17
Upright Bass (outside): Z5600a II
Tenor Saxophone: RNR1

Overheads: sE8 Stereo Pair
Snare: V7 X
Kick: T2


Sound: Frederik Brandt Jakobsen
Video: Morten Krogh

sEssions, sE In The Studio, Sound Samples

New sEssions Video: The Other Favorites

The Other Favorites (Josh Turner, Carson McKee) perform their song 'The Ballad of John McCrae'. Recorded live-in-studio at Braund Studios in Brooklyn, NY with the following sE microphones:

Vocal 1: sE2200
Guitar 1: VR2
Vocal 2: X1 S
Guitar 2: sE8

Basic EQ and compression applied.

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