This post was originally published at ask.audio
Recently, we ran an article that described different stereo miking techniques which are widely used in recording. This time, I’ll look at the other side of the coin – close-miking – with a description of some standard close-miking techniques and mic choices for various common instruments (and voice). So without further ado, let’s jump in, starting with the instrument that usually utilizes the largest array of close mics, the drums.
Author : Joe Albano