Learn the full mixing process in this “Mixing a Rock Song From Start To Finish” video series. In this second part we’ll be mixing drums. Feel free to follow along with me on one of your own mixes!
Choosing which microphone to buy as a beginner can be overwhelming. These affordable, tested mics are perfect for recording vocals and instruments.
It can be tricky making sure your overhead mics don’t interfere with the rest of your drum tracks. You can mix your snare spot mic to sound as punchy and as fat as you like, but if your overheads are overpowering it, you might lose those desired effects!
Let me share with you my go-to techniques on how to reduce the snare bleed from your overhead mic tracks.
We were in the studio to lay down some drum covers. I had a couple of assistants in there with me too learning the ropes. I’ve put together a time-lapse of the drum kit and microphone set up for you to enjoy.