Filter’s Richard Patrick Talks Recording with Bottle

We are so inspired by his insights into the creative process, we asked him to sit down with us and talk about his music, how it gets made, and his relationship with Blue mics.


My instrument is my voice

In this clip from our interview, Richard talks about how he takes advantage of the flaws in his voice to sound unique and original. Watch the video to learn how he uses Blue mics to stay spontaneous and capture his ideas the moment inspiration strikes.

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The most important thing is that you have a microphone that captures the special qualities that you have as a singer.

Richard uses Bottle to capture the special details and unique harmonics in his voice. In this video, Richard explains how he discovered his voice and how he uses it as an instrument with Bottle.