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On the audio side, use subsnakes to cut down on cable clutter and simplify your runs.
There are many ways to capture live drums. Your approach will depend on:
– the style of music
– the number of channels/tracks you have available
– your ability (or inability) to contain the sound of the drums in the room
Getting them "clean" is simply a matter of proper gain staging on your drum mic's and getting good isolation on your other open microphones. Getting them to "sound good" is a whole other story…