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Manfred Eicher and ECM techniques

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

  1. 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:


    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


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