String player/Producer Stevie Blacke invites us to his studio to show how he uses two MA-200s and an MA-100 to get the right sound for his strings.
Artist: Baroli (www.barolimusic.com)
title: “Baroli Theme in A Minor”
Strings arranged and performed by Stevie Blacke
2 Mojave MA-200’s in an X/Y pattern into a Trident S20
MA-100 used as a spot mic into a UA 6176
Stevie Blacke is an arranger and multi-instrumentalist from Los Angeles California. Known as “that string guy”, Stevie is well known in the recording community for his work as a one man string section, overdubbing violin, viola, cello, and bass one track at a time. Stevie is also well versed in electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin, mando-cello, electric violin, electric bass, banjo, dobro, lap steel, saz, sitar, esraj, Erhu, and autoharp.
As an instrumentalist, Stevie has recorded and/or performed with some of the most recognized people in the business including Beck, MADONNA, Weezer, Matchbox Twenty, Taylor Hicks, Timbaland with Elton John, Michael Stipe, Rihanna, Ashlee Simpson, Backstreet Boys, Plain White T’s, The Thrills, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, TuPac, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Snoop Doggy Dog, Ludacris, Greg Allman, Ice Cube, Aaliyah, Mandy Moore, Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks, Zakiya and John Lee Hooker, Leftover Salmon, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, the Counting Crows and the Black Crows.