Mic types & placement

Nikolaj Bjerre Lesson time: (3min 19sec)

In this lesson, Nik explains which microphones he uses to record a kick drum and how best to position them. His 3 microphones include an AKG D112 inside the drum, an AKG C414 outside the drum as well as a NS10 "speaker" used as a sub-mic outside the drum.

About the instructor


Nikolaj Bjerre is a danish drummer and producer based in Tileyard Studios in London who's worked with many major artists and bands including Lamb, the Ian Siegal band, Ella Eyre, Andrea Corrs, Younger Brother, Heather Nova and Z-Star.

From producing music for the BBC to headlining Glastonbury, Nik is an accomplished musician and drummer whose skills include production, programming and writing. He is featured on major labels and independent releases. Nikolaj...  read more

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Record Live Drums Like A Pro

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20 lessons (2h 11m) Advanced video features Bonus audio content Mobile, tablet & desktop access 100% satisfaction guarantee
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