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tom mic shootout
View Poll Results: favorite tom mic
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Old 9th November 2011
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tom mic shootout

not fully scientific and terrible playing for sure but interesting comparison of 6 mics i had access to that are commonly used to mic toms on a kit.
all 6 mics were placed in aprox the same spot and a single pass was recorded using the same pre (8 ch gama).

i was very interested in not only the drum sound but the off axis sound.
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m179.mp3 (815.5 KB, 313 views)

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Old 11th November 2011
Here for the gear

I like a lot of the D4 (or is a D6?!), for Bleed of the kick! It sound huge! Good low end! .. on the tom well, i think all are good.. but thinking about off axis.. D4(or D6)

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Old 12th December 2011
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Gotta love that cad m179!
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