But why does that kick drum have a baby kick drum on it?
TheOtherCapnS It's this device Yamaha makes called a subkick. Basically it's a mic mounted in a smaller drum. You combine it with a regular bass drum mic for the attack, and the subkick captures a much bigger low-end sound.
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