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“Current myth says that music business people (an overburdened and generally slimy lot) will only listen to the first song. That is not true. They’ll only listen to the first ten seconds of the first song!”- John Simon

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3:1 rule/4:1 rule

When recording with multiple mics in close proximity, you can avoid phase problems by separating the mics by at least 3 times the mic-to-source distance. (see picture) For instance, if a mic is one foot away from its sound source, then no other mic should be closer than three feet from this first mic. (See also 10 dB rule.)

3:1 rule/4:1 rule



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