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Miking an amp

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  1. callum
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    Hi there, I'm recording an album this week, I haven't done much recording before and I was wondering what your guys thoughts was on miking the back as well as the front etc. I'll be playing through a 4x10 deville.

    Cheers,
    Callum

  2. daschwarjazz
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    I really like mixing the sound of a mic in front and one in back. Here's a really helpful video on the subject:

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    For mic placement on the front of the amp, a lot of times you'll get the best sound just by placing the mic dead center on one of the 10 inch speakers almost touching the grill.

    Good luck!

  3. 111
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    Great tutorial. Thanks for posting this! It would be cool to hear a couple mic varation like a Royer ribbon, etc.


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