After years of flying against the wind of facts that have been long established by the recording industry, Mr. Thickie has finally conceded that:
1. there is no substitution for decent drum heads, cymbals (particularly ones that aren't missing sections), and snare
2. there is no substitution for decent condenser mikes, and
3. there is no substitution for a decent pair of mixing monitors and mastering room.
Filed under D for "Duh" and N for "Next Time"...