How To Remove Snare from Overheads – Drum Mixing

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.

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Drum Kit and Microphone Setup Time-Lapse

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.