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Dream Drum Mics
Old 13th July 2005
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Dream Drum Mics

What would be your dream drum mic closet?

Might as well throw in the Pre's to go with it!

Overheads
Rooms
kik
snare
rack toms
floor tom
hats

tops, bottoms, you make it up! heh
Old 13th July 2005
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Royer SF24 and a pair of Earthworks QTC-1 for overheads

Maybe Millenia Pres

...for starters...
Old 13th July 2005
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Nothing special really:

Overheads :coles 4038
Rooms : u47
kik : md421 and fet47
snare : km84
rack toms : u87
floor tom : u87
hats : sm7

All this with api or neve

Life is beautiful
Old 13th July 2005
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If I can have a KM86i for my snare (and toms, too... if at all possible) I am one happy guy.
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-CJ
Old 13th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by seb37000
Nothing special really:

Overheads :coles 4038
Rooms : u47
kik : md421 and fet47
snare : km84
rack toms : u87
floor tom : u87
hats : sm7

All this with api or neve

Life is beautiful
Actually those mics are...pretty special lol
Were talkin ten grand...
Old 13th July 2005
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My slight changes to seb37000's great list...

Overheads :coles 4038s....... Pendulum MDP Pre.... API 550a....... vari-mu
Room (mono) : U47 or 251. Pendulum MDP Pre.... Shep SN8 eqs..... Distressors
kik : Beta 52 and fet47...... Shep SN8s...... no compression on 52, UA 175 on the fet
snare : 56a........................ Pendulum Quartet 2
Snare Bottom : 57............. Shep SN8..... Distressor
rack toms : E604s.............. Shep SN8s.... No compression
floor tom : u47................... Shep SN8....... No Comp
(bottom mic all three toms with 421s)
hats : R121........................ SN8...... No Comp
Ride: KM184....................... SN8...... No Comp

That seems to be close to what we are doing right now.... definitely the chain for Monday's session....
Old 13th July 2005
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just for fun..... my choice (of the day) is

kik in..... audix d6 (or sennheiser 421)
kik out..... yamaha subkick
snare...... beyer m-201 (or shure sm-57)
rack tom..... soundelux u-195
floor tom.....soundelux u-195
overheads.... pair of gefell m-930's
fok....... aea r-84 (or soundelux u-195 or soundelux ifet7)
room..... whatever

joshua
Old 13th July 2005
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Overheads: AKG C12's (SPA)/ Coles 4038
Rooms: Neumann U67's (Korby Mods)/ Royer SF24
kik : Audix D6/ Neumann U47 (not even Fet) PS-101 windscreen/ Yamaha Sub Kick
snare : Jospheson e22S/ Sennheiser MD441
rack toms : Telefunken ELAM 251's/e22S'
floor tom : Telefunken ELAM 251/e22S
hats : Sony C800G

additional distant mics : Brauner VMS1 (custom KHE)/ Crown PZM's/ EV 635A
additional cymbal spot mics : AKG C451's
addtional beater mic (to sidechain dynamics) : Shure Beta 98
control room talkback to drummer: Earthworks QTC-50 pair in spaced Omni setup
drummer talkback to control room: Shure SM7

Pre's : Buzz MA1.5's in an A-Rack (OH's & Rooms)/ GT Vipre's (Coles/Royer/Sub Kick)/ Neve 1073's (kik/snr)/ Langevin AM16's (Toms)/ Neve 1081 (hat)/ API 312's & Telefunken V76's for misc other mics/ DW Fearn VT-1's (Talkbacks)

You did say dream.

Old 14th July 2005
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Microphones:

Overheads: C12's
Hihat: SM7
Mono Rooms: SM57, R121
Stereo Rooms: U47's
Top Snares: SM57, KM84
Bottom Snare: 441
Top Toms: U87's
Bottom Toms: MD421's
Kick: D112, NS10, U67

Preamps:

Overheads: Neve 1073's
Hihat: Neve 1081
All Rooms: Vipres
Snares: API 512
Toms: API 512
Kicks: API 512

(+ Various API and Neve EQ's, a couple Distressors, various Neve and API compressors)

That should be it, for the most part.
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