Need To Mic A Drum Kit? Here’s How The Pros Do It
Snare Drum-Use a short boom stand to get close to the snare drum head.
Rack & Floor Tom Toms-Use a tall boom stand to reach between cymbal stands.
Kick Drum-Use a small base boom stand to get the microphone inside the drum.
Overhead/Cymbals-Use a tall boom with a long boom arm to place mics over the kit.
Goosenecks-Flexible goose necks attach to almost any stand to extend reach.