Here’s Everything You Should Know About Drum Shields

The FOH engineer is always concerned about stage volume when working with a live band. “The drums are excessively loud!” “The drums’ sound is catching up on the voice mics!” You may be concerned about the complaints stated above. However, for better or worse, drummers are frequently forced to make concessions to avoid overtaking a … Read more

How To Remove Drums From A Song Quickly & Easily

There could be various reasons you would need to know how to remove drums from a song. However, for drummers, in particular, it can be a great way to practice. However, how do you take percussion out of a song? In the past, getting a drumless version of a song was quite tricky. The only … Read more

How To Use Punk Drum Loops

Punk music was introduced to the world in the 1970s. The Sex Pistols, Ramones, and so many others were ushering in a new rock genre that required a fast pace rhythm. Today, punk drum loops have been one of the go-to loops for beatmakers. Whether you are creating some kind of edgy rock sounds or … Read more

What Is the Inside Kick Mic Steve Albini Uses

If you’re trying to figure out the favorite inside kick mic Steve Albini uses in his recording sessions, this article is for you. Steve Albini is one of the most respected engineers in the world, and for good reason. Nirvana, The Pixies, Bush, and PJ Harvey are just a few examples of bands Steve worked … Read more

How to Mix Hi-Hats? Mixing Hi-Hats

Hi-hats are responsible for producing the highest frequency sounds. The sounds they produce are vital to creating a great drum mix. When you are mixing drums, you may not pay much attention to mixing hi-hats. So we decided to create a guide for drummers to learn how to mix hi-hats.  The reason why it is … Read more

The Glyn Johns Method: A Complete Guide

What picture does your mind paint when you read the words ‘professional drums recording’? Most people visualize a studio where a dozen high-tech microphones surround a drum set and adopt complicated techniques for recording. But what if I told you there’s no need for such fuss when drum “mic-recording”? Today, I’ll be sharing a simple … Read more

The Best Kick Drum Recording Techniques

There are endless ways to record your drum kick if you have enough courage. If you’re looking for the most accurate bass drum sound or want to manipulate the sound dynamics to your specific taste, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best kick drum … Read more

How to Record Drums with One Mic

Sometimes you just need to get a tune down on a multitrack, and you’ve got limited resources to do it. If you find yourself in a situation where you are severaly constrained with your gear, I’ve got a guide here for you on how to record drums with one mic.   Drum Setup You will … Read more

Recording drums with 2 mics

recording drums with 2 mics

Contrary to popular belief, drum recording with 2 mics isn’t a new concept. You probably didn’t know that most drum recordings in the music hits of the the1950s and 1960s were recorded with 2 or 4 mic systems. Even today, any decent drummer should be able to manage recording drums with 2 mic. Minimalism goes … Read more