Season 2, Episode 3 – Comparing mic positions on HiHat

Hi guys!
We’ve already experienced how deeply mic positioning affects the mic response . . . So we really needed to try it out on a cymbal, too.
No doubt you’ll be surprised, once again, by the huge differences.
Check it out!

Microphones recorded with FOCUSRITE Red1 Preamp [48Khz 24bit] (no EQ, no Comp…)

Perfermance: Riccardo Preda
on Sonor Ascent 24″, 13″, 16″, 18″, 14″x6,5″
and Ufip cymbals set.
Recorded at RecLab Studio (Milan).

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Season 2, episode 2 – Comparing HiHat Microphones

Hey piers!
We are back with a new, amazing close up on cymbal miking: we chose hi hat to compare the microphones response with a mono, closer miking than the overhead one.
As you might already know, we love to try out a very wide variety of microphones, so check it out !

Microphones recorded with FOCUSRITE Red1 Preamp [48Khz 24bit] (no EQ, no Comp…)

Perfermance: Riccardo Preda
on Sonor Ascent 24″, 13″, 16″, 18″, 14″x6,5″
and Ufip cymbals set.
Recorded at RecLab Studio (Milan).