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Manfred Eicher and ECM techniques

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by bassame, Mar 1, 2006.


  1. bassame

    bassame

    Mar 25, 2004
    Brooklyn NY
    There are several threads on the best quality recordings of the bass, and many people hold up ECM as a model of excellence in the delicacy and naturalness of the sound. I came across this essay on Eicher and his engineer Kongshaug:

    http://fernould.club.fr/ecmvo.html

    It has quite a few references to equipment makes and models (mics, reverbs, consoles) and makes some points on mic placement. I came away with the feeling, after reading this article, that natural sound is by no means a natural or simple process.
     
  2. dperrott

    dperrott

    Oct 3, 2005
    NYC
    I am crazy about the ECM style. Cant wait to read it! I think
    their recording quality is some of the best.