The Official Recording Redneck Test

Maybe it’s because I’m lazy.

Maybe it’s because I grew up in a small town in the South (shout out to Yazoo City, Mississippi!).

But I think I’ve got some serious redneck in me…at least when it comes to recording.

(For those of you who are outside the US and unfamiliar with the term “redneck,” it’s kinda hard to explain. Listen to some country music and you’ll figure it out pretty quickly.)

Rednecks tend to be unconventional. (Jeff Foxworthy built his career as a comedian by pointing out the unconventional behavior of a redneck.) They just don’t do things the way mainstream folks would do them.

They do things their own way.

They use tools at their disposal (like duct tape and WD-40, for example) to get things done. (more…)