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