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AUDIO DEMOS: Creative Compression Techniques: 4 Ways to Pump Up the Excitement in Your Drum Tracks

This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the September 2015 issue, which is available here. Electronic Insights Creative Compression Techniques 4 Ways to Pump Up the Excitement in Your Drum Tracks by Mark Parsons If I…

Modern Drummer
Jul 30, 2015

Showroom: Shure PG Alta Drum Microphone Kits

The PG ALTA line of microphones offers advanced design features for professional sound at a budget-conscious price. The complete family includes fourteen new products, including models and pre-packs for drums. “PG ALTA microphones are designed for anyone seeking great sound,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 2, 2015

Drum Miking 101, Part 3: Three-Mic Setups (VIDEO)

This article is an excerpt from the April 2015 issue, which can be purchased at here.  Electronic Insights Drum Miking 101 Part 3: Three-Mic Setups by John Emrich So far in this series we’ve looked at mixing a drumset with…

Modern Drummer
Feb 26, 2015

In the Studio: Seeing Sounds, Part 1: All-Purpose Pop/Rock

June 2013 In the Studio Seeing Sounds Part 1: All-Purpose Pop/Rock by Donny Gruendler All of us appreciate a signature and stylistically appropriate drum sound. This can range from the perfect overall kit tone on your favorite CD to a…

Modern Drummer
Apr 17, 2013

Shure Announces New "Get The Gig" Artist Relations Intern Competition

Winning Intern Will Learn “Behind the Scenes” of the Music Industry and Get Up Close and Personal with Shure Endorsing Artists Shure Incorporated, manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics, today launched its  “Get the Gig” Artist Relations internship competition. Now…

Modern Drummer
Dec 8, 2011

Avid Pro Tools: Beat Detective Up Close

One of the great features of Avid’s Pro Tools software is the Beat Detective plug-in, which allows you to adjust timing on multiple audio tracks at once using just a few mouse clicks. Here is a sample of a sloppy…

Modern Drummer
Nov 17, 2011

Listen as We Test a Slew of New Mic Models From Shure

Beta91A bass drum mic Beta 181 Beta 98AMP tom mic   The complete review of the new Shure Beta 91A bass drum mic, Beta 181 side-address condenser, and Beta 98AMP tom mic is on page 32 of the September issue…

Modern Drummer
Jul 18, 2011