How To Get Pro Sounding Drum Overheads [Video]

2015 May 07, 2015

It took me way too long to figure out how to get that pro drum sound.

No matter how well I recorded them or how much I tweaked the kick and snare sound, in the mix they never quite had that clarity, punch, and depth I heard on my favorite records.

Turns out the secret wasn’t to focus on the close mics, but rather on the overheads themselves. Let me show you what I mean.

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