Building the mix from the overhead mics


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Building the mix from the overhead mics

Overhead mics are placed further away from the cymbals than normal cymbal miking, and they're meant to pick up the overall sound of the drum kit. That's why we're using the overheads to build your drum mix is a completely different approach to building your mix any other way. In this movie, I'll show you when this method is possible and how it's done. The first thing to know about building a mix from the overheads is there's a difference between the overheads and cymbal mics. Cymbal mics are placed close to cymbals, and they're only trying to pick up cymbals. Overheads are placed above the drum kit, and the idea here is to pick up the entire drum kit.

And usually this depends upon the sound of the room and how big the room is. The bigger the room, the better this works. So sometimes this will work great, and other times it won't. If you have a small room and you try to do overheads, the reflections from the ceiling sometimes can just make it sound bad. So j...

Building the mix from the overhead mics
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Building the mix from the overhead mics provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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