Drum mics?

It's time to discuss drum accessories.

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wickerman
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Post Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:20 pm

Hey guys, I'm wanting to purchase some drum mics for my band. mainly for recording, but I'll need them for live stuff too. any suggestions and prices of mics to look at? I'm in a rock band.
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Post Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:08 pm

If you have the money, go for the whole AKG package

If you don't want to spend that much though, Samson are good solid mics and very cheap!
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Post Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:29 am

I used akgs for 20 years and switched to audix this year. The D6 is an awesome kick mic and the adx 90 tom mics are so small you can hardly see them. I still use a sennheiser 603 on the snare.
Here's a link to the pack I bought:
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/ ... sku=270642
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