There is a secret to getting great drum sounds that surpasses almost anything else. It’s more important than having good mics, killer drums, or even an amazing room. What I’m about to tell you might shock you…..but it’s a secret that will always set you up for great drum recordings. Are you ready?
Charlie demonstrates the Mid-Side stereo micing technique.
Charlie demonstrates how to use different polar patterns to get the most from your microphones.
Charlie’s back behind his house kit to demo the Golden Age Project PRE-73 , EQ-73 Vintage 1073 Style EQ, and COMP-54 Compressor.
In this episode Charlie demonstrates some of the popular coincident micing techniques to capture a full, focused room sound.
Today we use a variety of three-mic configurations featuring some great microphones form Cascade. All mics ran through Golden Age Project mic preamps, straight to our DAW. We used some plug-in eq and no compression. Download Full-bandwidth Audio Files Here! Configuration #1: Elroy Tube, set to figure-8 -10db pad 8″ in front of kick. […]