You’ve seen it in studios, and videos all over YouTube – having 1 or 2 microphones on your kick or snare. Which drum mic setup is best for you? Comparing 1 or 2 mic setups on kick and snare in this video will help you hear what is best for your sound! This video you’ll hear comparisons between an AKG D112 as an internal kick mic, and a Solomon LoFreq as the external kick mic. For the snare drum, hear how a Shure SM57 sounds as a top and bottom mic. After hearing full drum mixes with each microphone, hear how it sounds blended together to decide which sound is your preference.
Microphones in this video: