Check out this cheeky link which has some solid guidance on drum mic’ing.
In fact they have an excellent collection of articles on numerous topics.
Heres a slightly flat but informative youtube video by Presonus (processors & interface manufacturers) on mic’ing up drums (P.S. Just because he EQ’s his individual drum mics like that, doens’t mean it will work for you..always use your ears!)
Sound on Sound‘s take on drum recording
Sound on Sound review of Samson Drum mics
Heres an interesting interview with Mick Glossop by recordproduction.com, (look for video feature)
Also check out Tony Platt talking about recording AC/DC’s Back in Black
and theres 3 videos on Ken Scott mic’ing drums
In fact, why not waste the rest of the day, and watch 148 other fascinating FREE videos…
This mixingstudio1.pdf should help you when setting up studio 1 for mixing.
Heres some more links which you may find useful
Sontronics , they’ve also created a Mic Application guide (pdf)
DPA – Check out the Application guides & “Mic University” on how to go about mic’ing various situations. Make sure you check out Microphone Technology Guide
Choosing & Using Microphones pdf from Audiotechnica – Lots of interesting info in this one…
Really good explanation of compression and its uses
A knowledgeable article on compression and different compressors.
Heres another good read, this ones from dbx
BBC report on hearing damage
Download tracksheets for the studio desks from here:
Studio 1: oramtracksheet
Studio 4: Allen & Heath
More info on Allen Heath desk
Studio 8: xtctracksheet
Mackie 32:8 manual
Back of Mixing Desk
Check out the new version of Melodyne which allows you to change notes within guitar chords, after its
Heres Danny from Point Blank testing it out on a soulful house track
As the term progresses I’ll add more links and more info, and possibly even change the look so its not so dull!
Heres some links to be getting on with…
and don’t forget to send me an email !!!!
Soundcraft Education Site – Some great information on basics of mixing desks and their applications (or just download the pdf here)
Postaudio Education Site – An informative site, with a variety of information about recording.
Oram Series 24 Manual
TL Audio Website – To download the manual, click here
Sound on Sound – A great internet resource, with the ability to search through past articles and stuff.
Kai’s Sound Handbook – Some interesting articles
http://www.indiana.edu/~emusic/acoustics/sound.htm – Basics of sound and acoustics