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Tips on recording drums (part 1)

Before I recorded drums on my own, I did research by reading a few books on recording audio and also reviewed tons of articles online.  Later, I bought a bunch of high quality mics, arranged them around my kit, and started recording.  I spent the next couple years fine-tuning my recording skills.  Here are some of the tips (and pitfalls to avoid) that I can share.

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Tips on buying your first drum set

I'm often asked by first-time buyers what they should look for in a set of drums and how much they should expect to spend.  Whether the drum set is for themselves or for their kids, my answer is generally the same. I generally advise purchasing a new "starter" kit for first-time buyers in the $400 to $500 range.

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