Samples

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Two channel transparent acoustic recordings:

 

Nazrin Rashidova • Violin

Violin

Performed by: Nazrin Rashidova in The Crypt of St Mary Magdalene Church, London
Music by: Eugene Ysaye – ‘Danse Rustique’ from Solo Sonata No.5 in G, op.27
Equipment used: Schoeps CMC6/MK4 (cardioid), Grace Design Preamps & AD, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

 

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Stanislav Hvartchilkov • Classical Guitar

Classical Guitar

Performed by: Stanislav Hvartchilkov in The Crypt of St Mary Magdalene Church, London
Music by: Stanislav Hvartchilkov. Extracts form his album “First Fruits” recorded in 2009.
Equipment used: Schoeps CMC6/MK4 (cardioid), Grace Design Preamps & AD, Zaolla Silver Line cables

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Femusa • String Ensemble

String Ensemble with Soloists (Violin, Flute)

Performed live by: Femusa, Nazrin Razshidova & Inès Abdel Daïm at St Piccadily Church, London
Music by: Holst, Bach, Provost
Equipment used: DPA 4011 (cardioid), Grace Design Preamps & AD, Standard copper cables

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Evgeni Genchev • Piano

Grand Piano

Performed by: Evgeni Genchev in Duke’s Hall at Royal Academy of Music, London
Music by: Pierre Boulez, Chopin
Equipment used: Neumann U89 (in omni) on a Jecklin Disk, Grace Design Preamps & AD, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

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Stanislav Hvartchilkov & Nazrin Rashidova • Classical Guitar & Violin

Classical Guitar & Violin Duo

Performed by: Stanislav Hvartchilkov and Nazrin Rashidova in The Crypt of St Mary Magdalene Church, London
Music by: Csárdás – traditional Hungarian folk dance
Equipment used: Schoeps CMC6/MK4 (cardioid), Grace Design Preamps & AD, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

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Creative and multichannel recordings:

 

Rock Drums Recorded in a Cave (12 tracks with heavy processing)

Performed by: Deyan Alexandrov in The Stone Tunnel near the source of Erma River, Bulgaria
Music by:  Improvisation
Production and Mixing: Nikolay Gerogiev
Equipment used: 2 x Line Audio cm3 wide cardioid (Room), 2 x Neumann km184 cardioids (OH), Shure sm57 TLM (Snare), 2 x Neumann km184 cardioid (Rack Toms), Neumann U89 in fig 8 (Floor Tom), Shure Beta 52 & Neumann U89 in hyper-cardioid (Kick); Grace, RME & Sound Devices 788t Preamps, Grace, RME & Sound Devices 788t ADC; Standard Copper Cables

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Rock Drums Recorded in a Cave (9 tracks with heavy processing)

Rock Drums Recorded in a Cave

Performed by: Stoyan Petrov in The Stone Tunnel near the source of Erma River, Bulgaria
Music by:  A snippet from the track Heavenly Hound by Good Music Society
Production and Mixing: Nikolay Gerogiev
Equipment used: 2 x Neumann U89 on Jecklin Disk in omni (Room), 2 x Sennheiser MKH8040 cardioids (OH), Sennheiser MKH8050 hypercardioid (Snare), 2 x AKG C414 XLS in fig8 (Toms), Shure Beta 52 & Neumann TLM170 in cardioid (Kick); Grace, RME & Audioroot Preamps, Grace & RME ADC; Standard Copper Cables

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Petten Veevo • Beatboxing

Beatboxing

Performed by: Petten Veevo in The Flutter Echo Corridor & The Crypt of St Mary Church, London
Music by: Improvisation
Production and Mixing: Nikolay Gerogiev
Equipment used: Neumann U89 & Neumann TLM170 (in MS configuration), DPA 4011 (cardioid), STC 4038 (fig 8 ribbon), 2 x Schoeps CMC5/MK2 (omni), Grace Design and RME Preamps, Standard copper cables

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Femusa • Live at St. John's, Smith Square

String Ensemble

Performed by: Femusa at St. John’s, Smith Square, London
Music by: Amirov – Nizami Symphony in F major
Equipment used: 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK21 (wide cardiod), 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK2h (omni), Sennheiser MKH8040 (cardiod), Grace Design, Audioroot & RME Preamps, Standard copper cables

 

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Mixing without faders

Mixing without faders • Multitrack Reamping of Acoustic music

Performed and composed by: Stanislav Hvartchilkov
Reamped at: The Crypt of St. Mary Magdalene Church
Equipment used: 2 x DPA4006 (omni) on a Jeckin Disk, Grace Design Preamps, Standard copper cables, Adam A7 speaker

The original recording was done with M-box 2 Preamps/AD and SE4 microphones (cardiod capsules) in the bedroom studio of the artist. No artificial reverberation has been used for the reamped mix.

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The Washing Machine Beat

Dry Beatboxing Reamped inside a Washing machine

Performed by: Petten Veevo
Music by: Improvisation
Equipment used: Neumann U89 (in cardioid), 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK21 (wide cardiod), Grace Design Preamps, Standard copper cables

 

 

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Environmental recordings and sound setups:

 

Sofia Underground

Train arriving and departing, Sofia Underground, Bulgaria

Equipment used: 2 x AKG C414 XLS (in omni) in a huge 10m wide AB, Grace Design Preamps, Standard copper cables

 

 

 

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Action Footsteps

Action Footsteps in a large hall, The main hall of St Mary Magdalene, London

Equipment used: 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK21 (wide cardioid), Grace Design Preamps, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

 

 

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Kentish Town Tube Station Crossroad

Kentish Town Tube Station Crossroad, London

Equipment used: 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK5 (in omni), Nagra IV rell-to-rell 2-track tape recorder, Grace Design Preamps, Zaolla Silver Line microphone cables

 

 

 

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Sound design and sound compositions:

 

Cycling Waterdrops & Noise

Cycling Waterdrops & Car Wind

Equipment used: 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK21 (wide cardioid), Grace Design Preamps, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

 

 

 

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The Phantom Train

The Phantom Train

Equipment used: 2 x Schoeps CMC6/MK21 (wide cardioid), Grace Design Preamps, Zaolla Silver Line cables

 

 

 

 

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Steel Plates Appearance

Steel Plates Appearance

Equipment used: 2 x Neumann TLM170 (in omni), Grace Design Preamps, Nagra IV rell-to-rell 2-track tape recorder, Zaolla Silver Line microphone cables

 

 

 

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Lego Sound

Lego Sound

Samples and Sound Design: Nikolay Georgiev
Mix: Nikolay Georgiev

 

 

 

 

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