Focusrite Academy - Drums

We have created a series of videos that provide guidance on creating better recordings. Each series focuses on recording a particular instrument and over the course of the videos both beginners and experienced engineers can learn something new for either mixing or recording. 




One mic placement


Two mic placement


Two mic placement (dynamic)


Three mic placement (Spaced)


Three mic placement (XY)


Four mic placement


Eight mic placement


Twelve mic placement


Drum mic comparison


Drum tuning with Craig Blundell


Drum tuning with Alessandro Lombardo


Phase problems






Perfect posture


Drum performance - Craig Blundell


Drum performance - Alessandro Lombardo


Mixing drums - Panning


Mixing drums - EQ


Mixing drums - Routing & FX


Mixing drums - Triggers


Microphone know-how




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