A music production blog has a feature on how to properly record drumming. Drums are often recorded by more than one microphone. Sometimes the recording does not sound true. The writer suggests five ways to get better sound. One method is to record a sample of drumming, then turn on a phase switch (designed to increase sensitivity) and see if the sound is better. Another is to place the overhead mics farther apart. The piece has a link to the writer’s handbook.
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