This article and video are produced by the sonicscoop website to teach you about different ways to place microphones for drummers using Sennheiser microphones. The methods discussed include: X-Y, ORTF, Spaced Pair, Glyn Johns, and Mono Overhead approaches. The video shows the proper placement of the microphones for each method, and also lets you hear the results of each type with no processing or equalization. This gives you a great idea of which microphone placement style results in the sound that you like the best.
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Drum Mic’ing Fundamentals, Part I: Overhead Mics.