In this Essential Gear for Mobile Recording tutorial, Carmen demonstrates that all the equipment you need for professional results can fit into two carry-on bags you can stow into the overhead compartment of most major airliners. Learn valuable tips from a seasoned professional for the best way to travel light without disturbing your audio recording quality.
Chapter 1: Mobile Recording (21 min)
Mobile Recording Equipment
M-Audio MicroTrack 24/96
Carmen Rizzo is a two-time Grammy nominated recording artist whose multi-faceted career includes producing, mixing, remixing, programming and co-writing with/for influential artists such as Seal, Coldplay, Alanis Morissette, Paul Oakenfold, BT, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Cirque de Soleil and Pete Townsend. Carmen has also co-produced projects with such notable producers as Trevor Horn, Marius, David Foster, Rob Cavillo and Don Was. His current solo album “The Lost Art of the Idle Moment” is a lush beat-driven disc that features vocal collaboration with Esthero, Jem, Kate Havnevik, Ladybug Mecca and Grant Lee Phillips. He also co-founded Niyaz (Six Degrees), which is a world-beat and electric fusion musical project, with Azam Alit and Loga Ramin Trorkina. Other recent projects include composing his first film score and collaborating with Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart on a world-beat song for Greenpeace.