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Close Micing A Tom - 1.4

In this quick tip from Live @ Tainted Blue, Recording Engineer Matthew McCorkle explains the basics of close micing a tom. In this example the Sennheiser MD421 is used as it's a popular microphone choice for capturing drums, as well as vocals due to it's variable rolloff filter. Live @ Tainted Blue is an episodic web series documenting life in a state of the art recording studio in Times Square, New York City. The series features audio technology and music production quick tips from the Tainted Blue team, music performances as well as lifestyle and cultural segments that give you insight into the contemporary music industry community. Learn more about Tainted Blue Studioshttp://www.taintedblue.com/ What mics do you find work best when recording percussive instruments such as drums?
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