How To Record Heavy Guitars Pt 3 – The Fredman Technique

Studio Fredman is beyond legendary at this point. Having recorded seminal albums from bands like At The Gates, In Flames, Dark Tranquillity and more, the sounds engineered there are sought after and copied by many.


In this video, Glenn shows you how to achieve this sound using two Shure SM57s with the Fredman mic clip and how to properly utilize the sounds once you’ve recorded them.

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