Mic distance for cymbals

Posted: July 09, 2011 08:28 PM


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I’ve been having some trouble miking a couple of my cymbals. I’m very limited with resources so I need a little extra ingenuity. I’m trying to use a Shure sm57 to pick up my 20” b8 pro ride and 18” b8 crash. What is the best angle/distance you’ve found for killing two birds with one stone?


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