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Joe Albano on Fri, February 17th 0 comments
Stereo mic'ing can add depth and vitality to your productions. Joe Albano explains the various different techniques and which ones you should use.

True stereo recording

Spaced stereo mics / spaced omnis

Spaced stereo mics / spaced omnis

Coincident mics

Fig 2 Coincident (XY) miking
Fig 3 A stereo mic (AKG C426B)

Near-coincident mics

Fig 4 Near-coincident mic'ing

Extra mics

Fig 5 A Decca Tree setup

M-S (Mid-Side) recording

Fig 6 A Mid-Side (M-S) recording setup

Binaural recording

Fig 7 A dummy head for binaural recording (Neumann KU100)

The wrap

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