Originally Posted by laut77
problem im having the way im doing it now is my background music isnt loud enough and my hi hat sounds like a tin can and i actually have a decent set up....you can check out the one video I have done and maybe pinpoint what I am doing wrong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWAKZEACIOA
That video, besides the drumming needing a bit of work (I know, you're learning), was great. The reason your hi-hats sound bad is because you're drumset isn't mic'd, and you don't have a super-nice camera. You could have the best drumset in the world, and it would still sound bad on a band camera.