Cool post at RecordingHacks.com which compares overhead tracks using different stereo micing techniques. Contains samples recorded in X-Y, spaced pair, mid-side, “recorderman” and ORTF configurations. Link.
“Drum replacement has made us lazy. Too few of us are learning the craft and some of us that know it aren’t flexing their skills. … This is the real deal right here: player, kit, room, mics. Live and die by those ingredients, because all the +15db at 62Hz isn’t going to help an improperly tuned … Continue reading