Audio recording tutorial: How to check the phase by listening | lynda.com

This audio recording tutorial shows a simple and quick to check the phasing of any instrument being miked with more than a single microphone. Watch more at h…
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When you flip the phase on one overhead to get that snare sound back,
you’ll actually get other phase problems on other frequencies. So if you
have the chance to fix it before recording, do it.?

If you just flip the phase to try to get rid of phase problems but do
nothing else about it, you’re not a good recording engineer. I always
measure and move the mics around until the flipped phase sounds the worst I
can get it to sound. In my opinion, the phase switch is just a tool for
situations where one mic is almost exactly 180° out of phase with another
mic, like snare top & bottom mics. Everything else has to do with poor mic