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Encore is an ongoing SoundStage! series that explores how the music we love gets made. New segments are added on the 1st of each month.

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October 2018

The Cowboy Junkies' The Trinity Session was recorded in November 1987 and released the following November. Upon its released and afterwards, it was praised for its musical excellence and technical proficiency. Produced and engineered by Peter J. Moore, the album was recorded with a single Calrec microphone and a modified beta videotape player converted into a digital audio recorder. Part 2 focuses on how the microphone was placed in the church the album was recorded in, as well as how the band was arranged around it.

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Henkka Niemistö discusses the role of a recording engineer.

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Producer Peter J. Moore describes how he used a single Calrec microphone to record the Cowboy Junkies' The Trinity Session in 1987.