“What I will say about a lot of electronic instruments is that they basically want to sound bad. You’ve got to really work to get them to sound good. But that could also be said of a violin.”- Pat Metheny
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.