Acoustic Drums

Snare drum recording guide – Microphone shootout and placement techniques

We’re back with part 2 of our ‘how-to’ guide on drum recording: Snare drum recording. Did you miss part 1? The one about beefy bass drums? You can read it here. We sent our resident recording experts – Gavin Wiltshire and Guy Perchard – out to The Sound Cafe recording […] Read more »

Bass drum microphone placement

Red Dog Music sent their resident recording experts – Gavin Wiltshire and Guy Perchard – to The Sound Cafe recording studio to compare some popular microphone placement techniques for kick drum recording. The audio clips in the video below are entirely unprocessed. No compression, EQ or limiting have been applied […] Read more »

Bass drum microphone comparison

Red Dog Music sent their resident recording experts – Gavin Wiltshire and Guy Perchard – to The Sound Cafe recording studio to record, analyse and compare some popular bass drum microphone choices. The audio clips in the video below are entirely unprocessed. No compression, EQ or limiting have been applied […] Read more »

Kick drum recording guide

Our resident recording experts – Gavin Wiltshire and Guy Perchard – recently took a trip to The Sound Cafe recording studio near Penicuik to record a monster series of Red Dog Music drum recording tutorial videos with Cammy Sinclair, drummer extraordinaire. The focus of this series is to show you […] Read more »