Westlake Village, CA (July 1, 2010)-Blue Microphones has announced the Blue Pro Drum Kit Kit, a microphone kit including two of Blue’s Dragonfly microphones and a Mouse microphone, combined for professional drum recording.
“We wanted to offer the end-user a one-stop drum miking solution that also enabled them to add some extraordinary tools to their mic collection for many uses, not just drums,” said Skipper Wise, Blue Microphones founder. “Some of the best drum recordings ever made used this miking technique.”
The Dragonfly, an application specific Blue mic, was created by boosting the upper bass frequencies to help thicken up typically thin signal sources. This, coupled with a slightly depressed mid range and an extended top end, according to the company, helps cymbals to be recorded with a live, smooth timbre. Filling in the deeper bass frequencies, the Mouse microphone handles loud signal sources such as the kick drum.
The Pro Drum Kit Kit comes in a custom-made ATA flight case with a padded interior housing the two Dragonfly microphones, the Mouse microphone and shock mounts for each. Also enclosed in the Pro Drum Kit Kit is a $10 rebate coupon towards the purchase of Blue’s new enCORE 100i, a dynamic live microphone designed to capture instrumental sounds. The kit will be available starting July 25.