MIDI doesn’t suck.
It’s an amazingly useful tool, especially for us home studio folks.
But when it comes to piano, I decided to break away from the MIDI crowd and buy myself a used upright piano. Instead of reaching for a plugin and a MIDI keyboard whenever I need a piano part for a song, I’d rather reach for a couple of microphones and sit down at an ACTUAL piano.
And that’s what I did.
Well, I finally got around to recording this beauty (her name is Consuela), and I got some really great-sounding results.
Check out this video to see and hear what I did.