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Old 17th October 2014
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Originally Posted by SharpKillerCable View Post
Thumbs up Joeq! You are correct. The mic tests were insisted upon by the producer. The engineer did whatever he (the producer) wanted pretty much. I didn't think it was overkill because you could setup just as many mics to record a drum kit. And it illuminated for me, why having lots of gear is so great, especially having lots of mics!

Ok. No worries. Somehow I missed the part where he said the producer requested that the AE setup 12 mics. Anyway thanks for clarifying that Joeq. I stand corrected. In that situation I think any engineer would oblige.