The Recorder Man Drum Miking Technique — Jon Stinson

Here’s another simple and quick drum miking setup. The Recorder man approach to tracking drums is another option when you only have two mics.

This method to recording drums has become relatively popular in the last couple years. It’s easy to understand, easy to set up, and gets great results.

The idea is to set up two “overhead” microphones that capture a balanced and phase-accurate stereo image of the entire drum kit.