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Post by cjmnash » Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:22 am

junkshop wrote:The ass mic is out-weighing the crotch mic in this thread. This should have been a poll.

if you guys wanna hear my ass mic just follow this link. the song has a vox/guitar intro so let it play for 30-40 seconds, then the drums will kick in. ... es/ASS.wav

enjoy the ass-ness.

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Post by spectralgrey » Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:15 pm

The first time I learned about this mic setup, I was the drummer, and the guy setting up the mic said, "Just so you know, this mic is pointed at your balls."

I think saying that to the drummer is a pretty key factor in getting the proper sound out of the crotch mic.

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Post by Sean Robinson » Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:08 am

Maybe less interesting from an anatomical perspective, but you can get a similar effect from a low front or rear kit mic .... although the crotch has a definite appeal.

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Post by snoopy23 » Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:53 am

Scodiddly wrote:
Z-Plane wrote:Fascinating. Is there an ass-miking technique out there as well ?
Actually yes, and to add humor points it's been attributed to that Albini guy. Put a mic on a short stand right behind the drum stool, run it through the usual crappy compressor.
Which way do you point the mic when using this classy technique?
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