RSR371- David Kalmusky – Pro Tips for Playing and Recording Guitar From Owner of Addiction Studio - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR371- David Kalmusky – Pro Tips for Playing and Recording Guitar From Owner of Addiction Studio

How can you sing if you haven't got a drumstick? David talked about recording Vince Neil vocals for Bob Rock, how to create the ultimate guitar pedalboard and amp rig for pro recording sessions, his favorite guitar mics, and Massey DRT for drums.

My guest today is Dave Kalmusky a multi-platinum, multiple Billboard #1 charting Nashville based producer, songwriter, guitarist / multi-instrumentalist, engineer & mixer, who’s work in the studio with acts such as Shawn Mendes, Keith Urban, Megan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Journey, Joe Bonamassa, Tenille Townes, The Sisterhood, Vince Gill, John Oates (From Hall & Oates) Motley Crue, and Many, Many others. 

Coming by it honestly, David’s father, Kenny Kalmusky. was one of the original band members of “The Hawks” with Levon Helm, Richard Manuel, & John Till in 1958. Kenny went on to make records at Bearsville studios in Woodstock NY, and Nashville TN in the late 60’s with the likes of Ian & Sylvia, Todd Rundgren, Cowboy Jack Clement, Ronnie Hawkins, Jerry Reed, and many others.

David has been on the show before in episode RSR052. 

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