When trying to gate a top snare mic in a song there are a few spots where the drummer was playing the hihat way too loud and I find it impossible to gate the snare mic in any fashion that does not either, ruin the snare sound or have the hihat bleeding through in only a few spots...
I'm looking to try a stereo room mic set up on the drums for an up coming session I'm doing.
Just wondering if anyone has expereience with this. I'm not sure weather to go with a coincident pair or a spaced pair. I don't have the ability to do a MS techniques.
Your help would be much...
I just put them up, in a decadent multi-mic scheme, and ended up using as much of them or more than any other mic! Here are some clips.
Details and pictures of the setup.
My mics are the Tape Op group buy editions which just came in - a tapered grille (from which i...
Doing a fair amount of drum tracking in my not large, but not small studio here in NYC. Maybe 30 x 20 room. Not super well tuned or anything, but there's decent room tone to be had. Generally, just because I have the tracks and mics, I put up 3 room mics, one about 5 feet in front...
I am looking for some suggestions before I "Buy & Build". I don't have a big budget for drum mics to start (about $1500). I have been thinking of a simple setup with just 3 mics; SM57 on the snare, a Sennheiser MD421 on the bass drum, and a Rode NT4 stereo for an overhead. Do these...
I have a great sounding studio drum kit (Ayotte/Paiste) and a great sounding wood/concrete/carpet room that measures approximately 20'x22'x11' high with a vaulted ceiling. It's professionally spec'd and acoustically treated (bass traps, dimensions, etc.) I know it's not large by drum room...