Quote: Originally Posted by PureAudiouk 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. Cheers! 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.