Sound Advice on Recording and Mixing Drums

Overview

The drum sound in any recording is undeniably important. The type of drum sound you create is fundamental to sylistic authenticity. All the way from instrument considerations to acoustic considerations, microphone techniques, panning, EQ and processing, this book will show you and let you hear how to produce excellent drums sounds! Don't mix or record another drum track until you read this book and listen to its CD!

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Overview

The drum sound in any recording is undeniably important. The type of drum sound you create is fundamental to sylistic authenticity. All the way from instrument considerations to acoustic considerations, microphone techniques, panning, EQ and processing, this book will show you and let you hear how to produce excellent drums sounds! Don't mix or record another drum track until you read this book and listen to its CD!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931140379
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/4/2004
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 808,423
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Gibson, President of Northwest Music and Recording, has spent the last 25 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music and has become well-known for his production, performance and teaching skills. As an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, WA, holding various degrees in composition, arranging, education and recording, he developed a practical and accessible teaching style which provided the basis for what was to come—15 books, a DVD, and a VHS video for MixBooks/ArtistPro along with a dozen online courses for members of ArtistPro.com. Bill's writings are acclaimed for their straightforward and understandable explanations of recording concepts and applications.

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Table of Contents

The Percussion Family Drum Conditioning Theories of Drum Miking Recording Level Acoustic Considerations Equalizing Drums Kick Drum Snare Drum Toms Overhead Microphones The Hi-Hat Mic Gating the Drum Tracks Application of techniques Effects on Drums Compressing Drums Panning the Drums Compare Your Work Triggering During Mixdown Automation Conclusion

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