Live instrument mic’ng is no picnic. Especially when there are multiple elements on a stage that an audio mixer wants to capture and reproduce properly.
With acoustic drums, the issue is compounded exponentially given that in order to isolate each drum “voice” correctly, you really need a heck of a lot of mics.
Or do you?
There are a thousand ways to mic and mix a drum kit with success. Conversely, there a million ways to mix and mix a drum kit without success!
So, given the potential complexity of this process, what are some ways to stave off a drum mic disaster? [read]