Jazz singer Sara Gazarek’s rendition of James Blake’s ‘Retrograde’ shines through the reverberant echo chamber at Nest Recorders in Los Angeles in this AEA Sessions video. Sara’s acapella performance piece uses the physical environment as both a musical instrument and an acoustical space. Drumming her fists on the walls creates the percussive foundation that levitates her swooping vocals, which are captured by an R84 mic through a steel-plate reverb system. The output then drives a live room through a speaker and is captured by an R88 mic creating a continuous feedback loop of reverb, all powered with TRP2 preamps.
- R84 - Vocals
- R88 - Room
- TRP2 - Preamp
- Burl B2 Converters at 96k/24bit on the R84