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Questions about drum mix
Old 16th May 2006
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Questions about drum mix

I recently recorded drums for a pop/rock band. I'm still very new at this and am looking for any suggestions.

Drum Mix.mp3

My setup:

Interface/Preamps: Firepod
Kick: Beta52
Snare: SM57
Overheads: AT4040, MXL992
Toms: MXL 991, MXL 992

I like how everything sounds except for the bass drum. But I do understand that his bass drum is partly to blame. This is my first time actually using a Beta52 rather than a kareoke mic with drumagog.

This is how I generally want to the drums to sound right now, but I'm worried that I'll lose some of the depth when recording bass and guitars. I'd like to know if there is anything I should do or keep in mind when tracking/mixing all of the tracks together in order to keep the full sound of the drums (especially snare).

I'd appreciate any help or critique.
-clint
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