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Recording Drums? How many mics do you use?





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Close-miking drums...
By Bruce Kaphan
Approaching drum recording with a soda bottle...
By Bruce Kaphan
What to look out for when using lots of mics on drums...
By Michael Schulze
Nailing the most signature part of your drum sound...
By Jon Bare
A quick guide to drums, what's what, and how they're set up...
By Joe Albano
From heads and tuning to mic selection, it's time to record drums...
By Joe Albano
Recording dumbek, djembe, bodhran, tablas, and other percussion instruments...
By Paul Stamler
Lessons from a difficult project...
By Jon Bare
What you need to know to get started...
By Bruce Kaphan
Getting a killer snare sound...
By Alex Case
Garritan Abby Road Studios - CFX Concert Grand Virtual Piano



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