Plug and Play – Production Research: Bon Iver Voice

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Performance Equipment
Sony C-37 – microphone from the fifties. Became the cornerstone for their second record
Single Shure SM57 Instrument/Vocal Microphone

Production Equipment
Pro-tools “Mbox” digital-audio interface
Laptop loaded with Pro-Tools “Mpowered” DAW that comes bundled with the purchase of every new “Mbox” interface (ibid)
Production Technique
Recorded in a cabin deep in the woods in Wisconsin
Comb-filtering
Hardware/Software Processes
Manipulated his recorded vocals using the software Auto-Tune

References
http://equipboard.com/pros/justin-vernon
http://arpjournal.com/microphone-practise-on-bon-iver’s-“skinny-love”-2/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_Emma,_Forever_Ago#Recording_and_production

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