Ask a Producer: How to Coil a Cable

In our inaugural entry in our new Ask a Producer series on recording tips, we covered various strategies for recording and mic’ing a guitar amplifier with Kevin Antreassian of Backroom Studios and the Dillinger Escape Plan. I highly recommend checking it out if you haven’t yet – whether you’re a student, a home recording enthusiast, or a lowly intern, you may reconsider the way you’ve been approaching recording guitars.


Our series featuring Kevin continues this week, only we’ve turned our attention to one of the most important subjects that gets the least discussion: cable management. It never ceases to amaze me how basic cable management skills – from coiling cable to arranging winds to keeping a neat set-up – are forgotten (or just ignored). So check out some tips from Kevin on how to up your game in this department:

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Max is managing editor of Gear Gods.