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Pictures Of Mic'ed Up Drum Kits In The Studio

...ludwig kits… coles 4038 OH Lucas CS4 way out front of the kick copper phone out in the room akg D12 inside kick sub kick outside U87i above kick akg c414eb 's on the toms sm57 over/under snare rooms 2 cmv563/m7 lollipops stereo di for his laptop / loops

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Pictures Of Mic'ed Up Drum Kits In The Studio

...snare, which is a deep Slingerland marching drum from the early 50's. Snare: AKG c414 in hyper cardioid/20db pad Kick: AKG D12 Toms: Sennheiser 441's Overheads: old Gefell UM70's Kit, around 4 feet in front of the drums: Bruno Ribbon (RCA-ish) All close mic's go through Neve 34128 mic pres in our 5465 console, with no EQ except for...

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What would you buy first, second and third?

...get simultaneously). Here's what I already have: 1. RCA Varacoustic (re-ribboned, and etc by Steven Sank) 2. Shure 55s 3. CAD M179 4. AKG D12 (NOS cartridge loaded 2 years ago) 5. SM58 6. GAP Pre73 w/ Carnhill trans 7. Steinberg Mr816x I'm already getting pretty great results with what I got, so I'm pretty confident that everything on my wish list...

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AKG D12E dynamic drum microphone with XLR connector: Large diaphragm, dynamic, cardioid, boost in LF range (60-120), used primarily on kick drum and other high SPL low frequency sources. The D12 is a dynamic microphone with a cardioid polar pattern. This means that it "hears" best what happens in front of it while rejecting sound from the sides or rear. The sound entry of the D12 is bright nickel plated. The dynamic transducer with its special "Bass Chamber" is still handmade. The Bass Chamber boosts the lower frequencies in the 60 to 120 Hz range. The large diaphragm provides full, rich bass and ensures clean, undistorted reproduction at high sound levels. Its shock mount prevents pick-up of impact and structure-borne noise. A compensation winding rejects hum induction (from power lines, amplifiers, etc.) and a built in windscreen eliminates pop noise. Its unique sound established the D12 as the world's standard microphone for bass drum and bass instrument pick-up. The D12's frequency response extends down to 40 Hz and the slight peak in the 60 to 120 Hz range enables the microphone to do full justi ce to the mellow, intimate quality of the trombone, tuba, or fluegelhorn sound. 200 Ohms. * Full, punchy sound due to large diaphragm and special "Bass Chamber" * Excellent reproduction of low-pitched instruments * Handles high sound levels without introducing distortion * Cardioid polar pattern