Find The Right Placement In The Room For The Drums In Audio Recording


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Finding the right placement in the room for the drums

If you do nothing else positioning your kit in the best place in the room will do wonders for the sound. Pro-engineers will usually test the room by walking around and clapping their hands, searching for a place in the room that has a nice even reverb. If the clap has a boing to it or a funny overtone. then so will your drums. So it's best to try another place in the room. What you're looking for is the spot where the drums sound relatively live without any of the room cancellations. Ideally, you want the place in the room where the ceiling height is the highest. If the ceiling is vaulted try placing your drums in the middle of the vault first, then move as needed.

It's usually best to stay out of a corner. The corner will normally cause bass loading, meaning that the low frequencies will be increased causing your kick and floor tom to be louder than the other drums. This can also lead to increase tom ring and snare buzzing. That being said, sometimes more low end is just the thing you ...

Finding the right placement in the room for the drums
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Finding the right placement in the room for the drums provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Recording Techniques

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