What’s the best snare mic?

I had Cam Fleury in a few weeks back to help me out with the CHEAP vs EXPENSIVE drums shootout! We also thought it would be cool to shootout a bunch of different snare mics!

We left the Dimavery kit up and mic’d up the snare with 10 different mics.

I want to know what you think. Does changing the snare mic make that big of a difference? Especially when you’ve got a full drum mix when you’ve got room mics, overheads and all sorts of other things picking up the snare as well.

I want to hear from you! Let me know in the comments on YouTube!

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