This is just about my favorite topic when it comes to live or studio engineering. In my opinion, getting average sounding drums is easy, but it’s worth putting in the effort as they can absolutely make or break an entire mix. Plus, it’s a really great chance to experiment and get stuck into wondering what might work where, and generally indulge your inner audio-nerd.
So where do you start getting a decent drum sound when it comes to mics?
Well the answer is: Simple.