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Recording Drums Part 3

Part 3 in our series on recording drums, we take a look at a full studio micing setup. We're using a total of 10 microphones on the drum kit. In this video we will look at our mic choices, and their placements. Here's a breakdown of the gear we're using:

Front End:
Presonus Firestudio Project
Presonus Firestudio Mobile
Presonus ADL 700 Tube Channel Strip

Computer & Software:
Apple Macbook Pro 15" Early 2011 2.0GHz Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD
Logic Pro X
Originally Recorded at 24-bit, 96kHz

Kick Inside - Sennheiser e902
Kick Outside - Shure KSM313
Snare Top - Shure SM57
Snare Bottom - Shure SM57
Rack Tom - Sennheiser MD 421-II
Floor Tom - Sennheiser MD 421-II
Overheads - AKG C 414 B-ULS (x2)
Hi-Hat - Earthworks SR-77 (SR-30)
Room - Royer R-121


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