How to Record Gigs

Even Stone, a devoted audiophile, recommends keeping any recording rig simple. “I use whatever is lightest, smallest and easiest to set up, that will also give me excellent quality,” he says. In his case, that means a multi-thousand-dollar system using high-end microphones from Schoeps and a Korg MR-1000 digital recorder, but excellent live recordings can be made for far less.