• No products in the basket.


In this tutorial Les Camacho, a seasoned recording engineer, and Jonathan Gorman, an experienced studio drummer, demonstrate the best microphones and techniques for miking the drum kit in studio and how to best capture the dynamics of your music. While Les & Jonathan present this Drum Miking Techniques tutorial, you will learn how to listen, how to find the “sweet spot” of each drum, what type of microphone is best for each drum, how to test and then fine tune the mic placement using three different setups from entry-level microphones to high-end microphones.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

Who is it for?

  • Students
  • Music students
  • Job seekers
  • Graduates
  • Aspiring web developers
  • Creatives / designers

Course outline

This course is comprised of the following modules:

  • Module 1: Drum Miking Techniques Intro
  • Module 2: Listening for Microphone Positions
  • Module 3: Basic Microphone Techniques
  • Module 4: Pro Studio Microphone Techniques

Course Duration:

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, you will have one Assignment to be submitted and its pass mark is 65% and you can submit any time when you are ready. You only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification fee when you submit your assignment. You will get your results and 72 hours and certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Drum Miking Techniques.

Entry Requirement:

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT. 

Career Path:

This course would help you to pursue a career in any of the following industries:

  • Drummer
  • Sound Technician
  • Sound Engineer
  • Musician
  • Music Teacher

Course Curriculum

Free Introduction
Drum Miking Techniques FREE 00:00:00
1: Drum Miking Techniques Intro
1. Introduction 00:00:00
2: Listening for Microphone Positions
1. The Importance of Drum Tuning 00:00:00
2. Muffling For The Best Sound 00:00:00
3. Drummer Tips & Techniques for Best Sound 00:00:00
4. The Kick Drum 00:00:00
5. The Snare Drum 00:00:00
6. The High Hat 00:00:00
7. The Rack Toms 00:00:00
8. The Floor Toms 00:00:00
9. Overheads 00:00:00
3: Basic Microphone Techniques
1. Selecting Affordable Drum Microphones 00:00:00
2. Kick Drum Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
3. SubKick Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
4. Snare Drum Top Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
5. Snare Drum Bottom Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
6. High Hat Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
7. Rack – Tom 1 Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
8. Floor – Tom 2 Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
9. Floor – Tom 3 Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
10. Overhead Cymbal Microphone Placement and Audition 00:00:00
11. Conclusion 00:00:00
4: Pro Studio Microphone Techniques
1. Introduction 00:00:00
2. Kick Audition 00:00:00
3. Snare Audition 00:00:00
4. Overheads Audition 00:00:00
5. Room Microphones Audition 00:00:00
6. Microphone Audition 00:00:00
7. Conclusion 00:00:00

Course Reviews


  • 5 stars0
  • 4 stars0
  • 3 stars0
  • 2 stars0
  • 1 stars0

No Reviews found for this course.


    CPD Accredited




    Awarded by iAP

    Awarded by iAP

    CPD Accredited Partner

    CPD Accredited

    CPD Membership No: 10582

    Study independently accredited and recognised CPD courses. Gain your certification today.

    cvAll students enrolled with STUDY365 are entitled to a CV Writing and Interview Skills Pack, which includes CV templates, cover letter guidance, and advice for interviews.

    cvIf you need career support STUDY365 is here for you. We provide excellent career support through our Career Support Service.

    NUS Extra Card

    NUS Extra Card

    Course Reviews

    Address: Study365, 406 White Horse Lane, London E1 3FY
    Phone: 0203 874 9355​
    Email: support@study365.co.uk

    Certificate Code

    Secure Payment