Fab looks at how to record a bass drum with two microphones and explores the benefits (and problems) of doing that.
-Best positions with D112 + 47FET
-Best positions with MD421+U87
-Best positions with M88+Royer122
-Checking phase relationships
-Balancing the two mics
-Guided comparisons between the different sounds, mics and positions
The attached zip file contains the audio examples of every single microphone pair in solo and in context with the snare and the overheads. Please download the files and use it to form your taste, experiment and help you choose which microphones you will be using next time.