How To Equalize The Room Mics In Audio Mixing


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Equalizing the room mics

Room mics glue the sound of the drum kit together by making it sound like a single element instead of individual drums. They don't usually need a lot of EQ to do the job, but let's look at a couple scenarios where EQ can really help the sound. Let's listen to the drum kit first of all without the room mics. (Music playing) Let's listen with the room mics now. (Music playing) And if we even push the room mics a little further, so we here more of the room this is what it sounds like.

(Music playing) The room mics actually give the sound of the drum kit a lot more ambience and a lot of times this is used instead of reverb, because it's a little more of a pure sound. Now it all depends on the sound of the room that you have and the kind of mics that you're using, because sometimes this can actually be a bad sound that you don't really want and sometimes just a little bit goes a long way.

Anyway, let's EQ it to make it sound a little bit better. So let's listen ...

Equalizing the room mics
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Equalizing the room 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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