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In The Studio: Return Of The Fat Mic (Video)

Blending a large ribbon mic into your mix to thicken up your overall drum sounds.
This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.


In this edition of Home Studio Corner, Joe Gilder discusses a technique utilizing a large ribbon microphone that creates highly desirable depth in a drum session.

With a Fat Head mic from Cascade Microphones, and a setup that was practically an afterthought, he discovers a way to thicken up the overall sound even within a smaller isolation room.

See the video below for the step-by-step process used to develop this particular type of sound.


You can read and comment on the original article here.

Joe Gilder is a Nashville based engineer, musician, and producer who also provides training and advice at the Home Studio Corner.

Note that Joe also offers highly effective training courses, including Understanding Compression.

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