"You'll generally get better results keeping the mics closer to the stage. The audience is more energetic, Too far back and they'll become slap-echo mics. Of course, this means that you'll have more PA bleed, but filtering the low end…"
"Shotguns right over the sound system aimed at the audience will minimize bleed and delay from the sound system. That bleed is usually the biggest limit on how much audience you can bring up in the mix."
I'm setting up to record a live worship event for a College campus ministry. I did the same thing last year and recently produced and mixed the project. The crowd is very much a part of the recording so this year I want to give myself more options on crowd mics.The room is approx 2100 seats and will be full of energetic college kids. There is a lower section of 500 seats then stadium seating to fill out the rest.Last year I used the in house hanging mics and added two of my own. My two were…See More
"That's good Pete. The only mic I found that was an option was the DPA4098. These are approx $500 each.
I'm using an older Yamaha M3000 console for pre's so yeah, that doesn't help the over all sound. I'm looking at maybe…"
"I've never seen a hanging choir. Does that help isolate the sound of one singer from the other by reducing the vibrations from their body through the floor?
But seriously, perhaps an easier way to tackle the problem is not…"
Wow! What a surprise! How are you these days? Great to see you here! Drop by and let me know what is going on with you! Things are going very well here.I have been doing the touring and writing thing the past 5 years,mostly in the Country Music genre! I look forward to hearing from you!Take care,