Use the One-Mic Drum Technique for Audio Recording


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Using the one-mic drum recording technique

If you have a limited amount of gear available or your aim is to re-create a vintage sound, it's possible to use a minimalist miking technique and achieve a completely different effect than with the tried and true basics described earlier. If you've ever recorder a band rehearsal, you've already, probably experimented with a single mic technique. However, there are some tricks to getting the best drum sound out of a single mic. If you place in mic about 3 feet in front of the drum kit, looking at the center of the kit, you'll find that it should pick up everything fairly evenly. (music playing) If you need to get more bass drum, move the mic down towards the bass drum.

If you need a little less, move it higher and away from of the bass drum. (music playing) You'll find that if you are using a multi-thousand dollar Neumann, you'll surely achieve a better sound than with a low-quality mic. (music playing) So once again, if you need more bass drum, move the mic down a...

Using the one-mic drum recording technique
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