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Recording Drums Part 5 – Phase Cancellation

In any recording where multiple microphones are used to capture a single sound source, the phase relationship between each microphone is critical. This post looks at this important factors in bringing a drum kit recording together.
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Five Easy Pieces: Miking Drums with a Shure SM27

Editors’ Note: For many years, one of Shure’s corporate missions has been to further music education around the globe.  But our commitment extends far beyond contests such as Fantastic Scholastic (now in its ninth year), where college teams compete for a valuable mic locker.   It often starts with a much younger audience and here’s why: […]
Live

PASIC: Drums, Mics, and more Drums!

November 10-12, 2011 Indianapolis, IN The Percussive Artist Society International Convention (PASIC) is one of those events I look forward to every year. Being a drummer myself, this event is close to my heart.  So are a lot of people that attend from many other great companies like Pearl, DW, Zildjian, Remo, Vic Firth, Vater, […]
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Five Techniques for Stereo Miking Drums

By Matt McGlynn A single pair of multipattern condenser microphones can provide at least five distinct overhead drum miking choices with surprisingly different sonic characteristics. To demonstrate these different sounds, we recorded a drum kit with a pair of KSM44A overhead microphones five different ways. The drums, the room, the preamps, cables, and composition remained […]
Studio

Engineer Spotlight: Drew Bang

UK engineer Drew Bang got a late start in the music industry, but his unorthodox career path and studio methods have attracted notice from artists like U2, Slaves and Royal Blood. We met him in the resident bar of East London’s Strongroom studios to discuss his remarkable journey and how it’s given him a unique approach to engineering.
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In the Mix with Studio Engineer Robbie Nelson

Grammy-winning studio engineer Robbie Nelson has worked with everyone from Beck to Mick Jagger. We spoke to the Englishman about what makes a studio legendary and why a vintage Shure 526T desktop mic sounds great for drums.
SXSW

Shot by Shure: Lewis Del Mar

SXSW is packed with talent. Shot By Shure showcases some of the artists we’re most excited about. In this segment, Missy Modell talks to Danny Miller and Max Harwood.