thread: Binaural Head
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Old 7th May 2007
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Originally Posted by PureAudiouk View Post
So.. Lets say you've got 2 pencil condensors (like the neumanns you mentioned)..

and you stick them between a tape box. Or even a balloon or whatever. What direction do you place the mics in to capture binaurally.

I read somewhere that you generally record drums in a small room. Do you find that binaural recording gives you something that traditional overheads might not capture in that small environment?

This would particularly useful for me, as I record my drums in a small room. But having recorded in an old cinema yesterday, I realise I'm missing something in my recordings.

I love the head for the top kit. You can't hear it as bino when it's mixed in but it definitely has a flavor.
-Omni's pointed straight ahead or angled toward the outsides of the kit.