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mic placement for double track vocal

Discussion in 'Vocals' started by Big Kenny, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. Big Kenny

    Big Kenny Guest

    Where should the mics be for double tracking a vocal
    next to each other?
    1 ft apart and 1 ft from source?
    I seem to be getting phase problems
    Thanks in advance
    Big Kenny
  2. UncleBob58

    UncleBob58 Active Member

    Apr 9, 2003
    Fairfield County, CT
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    If you are referring to recording two vocalists at the same time (I tend to think of doubling as one person recording the same part twice), if I am using two mics I like to put them face to face about 2 - 3 feet apart. That way they can watch each others eyes and mouths. I put a 24" x 24" piece of plexiglass mounted on a mic stand between them to get rid of the phase/bleed problems if they occur. I put it at an angle to reduce direct bounce back.

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