What is a Moon Mic?

What is a Moon Mic?

WHAT IS IT? A Moon Mic™ is an acoustic drum resonating head (skin) Microphone! The Moon Mic™ will revolutionize the way you think about Mic-ing an acoustic drum. The Moon Mic™ microphone has a very large diaphragm that encompasses a large range of vibrations directly from the resonating head (skin).

What is a sub kick?

The SubKick uses the physical movement of its speaker cone as a type of transducer that picks up “sub-bass,” which are frequencies that reside below 100Hz. The SubKick is often paired with an additional kick drum mic or two, then these are mixed to create a fat and resonant bass drum tone.

What does a bass drum woofer do?

Woofer™ Created to act as a sub-woofer for the drum set, this specialty drum is designed to utilize the sympathetic from the bass drum to further enhance the roundness and low-end punch most drummer seek.

How do you make a subkick?

DIY Subkick Info – Bobby Owsinski’s Music Production Blog

  1. Find a speaker that you want to use.
  2. Add a cable, or even speaker wire.
  3. Wire pin 2 of a male XLR connector to the positive terminal of the speaker and pin 3 of the connector to the negative terminal.
  4. Mount the speaker.
  5. Make sure to add a pad.

What does Questlove have on his bass drum?

Questlove (The Roots’ drummer on Jimmy Fallon) has this colorful bass drum with some enhancements such as a separate, smaller drum (snare?) attached to the front and a hole with appears to have a microphone shoved in it.

Why is Questlove a good drummer?

In simple terms, Questlove is not just one of the best drummers; he is an inventor. He wants everyone to have his knowledge about drums, which has helped shape the industry on very many levels. He even has his own line of drum kits made to make a drummer’s life easy.

What drum heads does Questlove use?

Remo Clear Powerstroke 3 is one of Questlove’s preferred drum heads.

What cymbals does Questlove use?

Zildjian 20″ FX Oriental Crash of Doom Questlove’s Ludwig Breakbeats kit with his Zildjian 20″ Oriental Crash of Doom cymbal.

What hip hop band is Questlove the drummer and frontman for?

The Roots’
For the first time, a hip-hop group is the house band for the most influential TV show in late night. And you can chalk up much of The Roots’ success to the relaxed perfectionism of the band’s leader, Questlove.

What makes the Moon mic unique?

The Moon Mic is a dynamic microphone containing a diaphragm, magnet, and a coil, as do all dynamic microphones regardless of diaphragm size… As the designer of the Moon Mic microphone, sound quality has always been my number one focus. The look of the Moon Mic had to evolve around the sound requirements.

What is the DW Moon mic?

In Stock! The DW Moon Mic works with your existing microphones to reproduce the rich, complex low end of your bass drum, floor tom, or bass cab. Moon Mic’s 8″ diaphragm and resonance-trapping concave housing absorb lows directly off the instrument for a warm, lingering fullness you can feel.

What is the Moon MIC 8’diaphragm microphone?

The Moon Mic 8’’ diaphragm microphone addresses the common flaws traditionally found in large diaphragm sub microphones whether they were commercially bought or homemade. List of flaws; Hot signals, false tone, ringing, bidirectional noise, low quality mids to highs.

What is the Moon mic™ dk27?

The Moon Mic™ is designed for bass kick drums or bass instruments with high SPL (sound pressure levels). The Moon Mic™ specializes in low frequencies. The Moon Mic™ DK27 microphone comes with a DW mounting stand, allowing the stability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from DW.