Checking the drum phase


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Checking the drum phase

This was already discussed in the previous chapter, but it's important enough to cover one more time. One of the most important, yet overlooked, parts of a drum mix is checking the phase of the drum mics. This is important because not only will an out of phase channel suck the low end of the mix, but it will get more difficult to fix as the progresses. In this video I am going to show you how to quickly check the phase before you record. A drum mic can be out of phase due to a miss-wired cable or poor mic placement. Either way, it's best to fix it now before the recording goes any further.

After you've recorded a little bit and have all the drums together in the mix, go to the kick drum channel and change the selection of the clarity or phase parameter. Is there more or less low end? Choose the selection with the most bottom end. (music playing) Go to the snare drum channel and change the selection of the clarity or phase control. Is there more low-end or less? Choose a selection with ...

Checking the drum phase
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