Solo’d Drum Kit


3 Mic Drum Kit

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Check out the huge, clear bottom that some Awesome Channel Amplifiers can provide for you, best exemplified by these drum tracks solo’d.

Performed by John Hummel, who is as Awesome as these Ampifiers are.

Here’s a take on Glynn Johns, I have two mics on the kick for Maximum Awesome.

There is no compression, limiting or processing of any kind on these tracks, just the following Microphones –> Awesome Channel Amps –> RME UFX –> Protools 10 @48Khz –> MP3 bounced to disk.

Kick: Shure SM7 and Neumann TLM 102 summed to a third Awesome Channel Amp
Snare: Sennheiser 421
Left Kit: Microtech Gefell UM92s (cardioid)


4 Mic Drum Kit

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Here’s the addition of a second mic on the kit. This track can also be used to dispel the critical importance of using matched mics for stereo. True stereo on an orchestra, duh, yes, of course. But on a drum kit destined for a rock record, eh, not so important, the goal is making a good recording. This one can speak for itself.

There is no compression, limiting or processing of any kind on these tracks, just the following Microphones –> Awesome Channel Amps –> RME UFX –> Protools 10 @48Khz –> MP3 bounced to disk.

I cut some of the ring on the snare 421 for a bit of a gated thing only because Phil Collins might have wanted me to, this was done with a cursor, not a software gate.

Kick: Shure SM7 and Neumann TLM 102 summed to a third Awesome Channel Amp
Snare: Sennheiser 421
Left Kit: Microtech Gefell UM92s (cardioid)
Right Kit: Lawson L47MP (figure 8)