“Maybe everybody’s getting used to it, but I can’t stand the sliding timbre of a sampled voice being moved in frequency. It has that dur, dir, dee, doo... The timbre moves along for the ride—it sounds like a Hammond organ. I hate it.”- Wendy Carlos
Mics that are placed above a sound source, configured to create a stereo image. Commonly used with drums to record the cymbals and the entire kit from above; overheads can be used on small ensembles as well.