Basic Snare Top
Explore the intricacies of enhancing your snare drum sound, specifically through the use of a snare top mic. Lee, Jeff, and Andrew use EQ, compression, and reverb to adjust the drum’s sound.
Basic Snare Bottom
Delve into the art of capturing the perfect snare drum sound. Specifically, use the bottom snare mic to achieve a complete and dynamic snare tone. Learn how to manipulate the bottom snare mic. Traditionally, it's considered optional. However, it hugely enriches your overall snare sound.
Explore the challenge of capturing and enhancing the sound of hi-hats in a drum kit. They are a crucial element in maintaining rhythm and cohesion within a mix. Learn about the nuances of hi-hat tones. Discover their tendency to sound clanky and how to achieve a desirable crispness. Also, learn how to integrate them effectively into the overall drum mix.
Basic Rack Toms
Craft a clear and impactful tom drum sound with Lee, Jeff, and Andrew. Learn how to handle common challenges. For example, eliminate boxiness, add clarity, and achieve sonic separation within a drum kit.
Learn the basics to achieving great sounding effects on a compact audio console.
Fader Layout with Lee Fields
Lee Fields gives insight to his fader layout on an audio console.