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recording with 2 mic's

Discussion in 'Recording' started by anonymous, Sep 27, 2004.

  1. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    Anybody record with 2 mic's on anything? You know like try'n to get a good "boom" sound with one, and a "cutting through" the mix sound with the other. On anything?
     
  2. LittleDogAudio

    LittleDogAudio Active Member

    Sure all the time.

    2 mics on acoustic-one gets pick sound one gets body.
    2 mics on snare-top gets body/attack,bottom gets the chhh sound
    2 mics on kick-close gets attack/punch, far gets sub sonic and length

    ect, ect.

    Chris
     
  3. djui5

    djui5 Guest

    2 mic's are also always used for the various stereo techniques that one could use.....
     
  4. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    2 mics

    Nice, I really like the idea about the kick drum. I have heard the suggestion but couldn't picture the setup in my head correctly. Now i see .
    I have an Audix D6. Do you or anyone else have a suggestion for the second mic.
    I see the D112 are popular, also the ATM25
     
  5. LittleDogAudio

    LittleDogAudio Active Member

    My new fav is the Sennheiser e602.
    I used one for the first time on an album (yeah I still call them "albums") last month and was really impressed with the tone.

    To my ears it has a much less hyped tone than the D-112.
    It was rounder and bigger with not the scooped out midrange like the d112.

    For the technique I was referring to, I would suggest a large-diaphragm condenser.

    Hope this helps.

    Chris
     
  6. djui5

    djui5 Guest

    Beta 52 inside or any good kick mic inside.....

    Any good LD condensor outside.....I like the U87.....but others work well also...
     

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