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Old 07-10-2008, 05:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Well for the bass you are going to probably go direct out of the bass head into the sound board, so that eliminates the need for a mic. one mic for each guitar rig pointed directly at the speaker usually a half inch away from the grill. one vocal mic. a single mic for the piano, but i would experiment heavily with placement and EQ. a mic each for the kick and snare a mike shared between two rack toms, and a mic on the floor tom,and just hope that the mics on the kit catch enough indirect sound from the cymbals and hi-hat to make it sound good. Is this live or studio?
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