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Logic Pro X 503 - Studio Series - Recording Drums.
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Ribbon microphones are great for the __________ room technique because they are naturally bidirectional.
Plug-ins like the EQ III in Pro Tools can cause the signal to clip at the plug-in level, so it's important to match the input and output volume. True or false?
Which mics give the drum kit a sense of depth and 3D space?
Snare Side and Kick Out
How should condensers be aimed for bongos and congas?
At the center of the drum, 12 inches away
At the center of the drum, 6 inches away
At the rim, 8-12 inches away
The Sennheiser e604 is helpful as a tom mic when cymbals or other hardware prevents a full-size mic from being used, because the e604...
Has a high pass switch
Requires phantom power
Clips on the rim of the drum
Has a high pick up range
Angling both overheads equidistant at the center of the snare:
Increases phase issues, but centers the snare
Reduces phase issues, but makes the snare off-center
Reduces phase issues, and centers the snare
Snare bottom mics pick up mostly high end, because they are very close to the snare wires. True or false?
Always angle tom mics to avoid over resonating the microphone. True or false?
What is the shortcut to open the Strip Silence dialog in Pro Tools?
What is the shortcut to create a group for selected tracks in Pro Tools?
Shift Option G
Command Option G
A _____ attack time can cause the front end attack of a drum to be compressed, resulting in a loss of punch.
Kick In mics are almost always a __________ mic.
Large Diaphragm Dynamic
Large Diaphragm Condenser
Using Tab to Transient and Keyboard Focus Mode, you can use which keys to tab left and right.
L and R
L and ‘
W and R
Z and C
Which type of miking limits the pickup range of the mic on drums?
Bus Processing allows you to process a group of instruments being summed to an Aux Track. True or false?
Where is most of the hi-hat heard in most drum mixes?
The room mics
The overhead mics
The hi-hat mic
The snare mic
The classic Glyn Johns technique uses:
1 overhead and 1 side mic
1 overhead, 1 side, 1 kick, 1 snare mic
What is the shortcut to move a select up to the main playlist in Pro Tools?
Shift Option Up
Which of the following overhead techniques has the widest stereo image?
Glyn Johns Variant
Low level signals will be affected the same a high level signals running through a compressor. True or false?
Snare top mics are most useful for picking up softer dynamics, like ghost notes, on snare drum. True or false?
Cutting around __________ helps remove ring, ‘boxy' and ‘woody' tones.
Snare side mics are typically:
Large Diaphragm Condensers
Small Diaphragm Condensers
When recording live drums, it's common to blend close mics with distant mics. True or false?
Peak drum levels should typically be set around:
0 to -3 dBFS
-3 to -9 dBFS
-30 to -50 dBFS
-20 to -30 dBFS
Logic Pro X 503
Studio Series - Recording Drums
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