You're watching a snippet from JJP's "Tracking drums" series shot at the legendary United Recording Studios.
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Jack Joseph Puig shares his deep knowledge and effective techniques for capturing an impactful drum sound. He first demonstrates the application of certain tools and accessories in preparing a kit, then takes you through his favourite microphones and preamps to use. After discussing details of the acoustic space, drum positioning and microphone placement, Puig enters the control room. Here, he shows a clever way of determining signal polarity, then illustrates his analog treatment of the audio. Joined by legendary drummer Josh Freese, Puig finally auditions every signal and contrasts the raw and processed results for you to hear.