DRUM RECORDING
Basic Drum Miking: The Kick Drum

We cover the basics of professional bass drum microphones for a balanced sound in your drum mix. Here are kick drum miking tips.

Basic Drum Miking: The Snare Drum

We offer some advice for which pro mics to use and where to place them for the best snare sound in your mix.

Basic Drum Miking: The Toms

We show you how to position the professional microphone just right for your tom sound for whatever drum kit you're using.

Basic Drum Recording: The Hi-Hat

We show you how you can set up professional microphones on hi hats for a crisp, clear sound in your drum mix.

Basic Drum Miking: The Ride Cymbal

We show you ride cymbal miking techniques and where to put the pro mics for a nice ride sound in your drum mix.

Basic Drum Miking: The Overheads

A-T shows you how to position your overhead mics and which pro microphones to use for the bulk of your drum sound.

Basic Drum Recording: The Full Kit

We offer tips for the kinds of pro microphones to use and where to place them when you want to mic a full drum set.

Basic Drum Recording: Drums On A Budget

We give you tips for setting up professional drum microphones inexpensively, so you can get great drum sound without breaking the bank.

Basic Drum Miking: The Room

We show you a few techniques for setting up professional studio microphones in the room on drum recordings to capture the depth and ambience you seek.

Basic Drum Recording: The Jazz Kit

A-T shows you how to mic a jazz drum kit using only three pro microphones, for a tidy jazzy sound in your mix.