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How to Get Louder Cymbals in Your Overhead Tracks

You need the cymbals to be louder in the mix, so you turn up the overhead track. The cymbals are louder, but the rest of the kit sounds worse. You start to lose all the punch and intensity you worked hard for on your close mics and drum samples.

Ever had this problem?

Check out this video to see how to get louder cymbals without compromising your drum sound, even when the recording isn’t ideal.