Welcome to SoundStage! Encore

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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April 2019

Loel Campbell is the drummer for the Canadian band Wintersleep, which debuted with a self-titled album in 2003. To-date, the band has recorded seven albums, including “In the Land Of,” which was just released on March 29. In this video -- the second part in the “Recording Drums with Howard Bilmerman” series -- Campbell talks about how he sets up drums, what the tweaks are he makes to them, and how the room itself affects the outcome of a recorded song.

On Encore April 1 - click to watch

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Wintersleep drummer Loel Campbell talks about setting up drums.

On Encore February 1 - click to watch

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Producer/engineer/drummer Howard Bilerman describes how he records drums to make them sound real like they do in a room.