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