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+1 on Mike's suggestion regarding lavs. If you're using stand mounted mics though, try placing the mic capsule above the mouth (cheek bone height) and slightly to the side. Obviously, still aimed at the mouth. The point is to get it out from in front of it. A quick fix for you in post... Create a duplicate track of the DX with your de-esser on it. Set it ...


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If you are using personal clip on mics, providing they are omni, turn them upside down so they are facing down rather than up with help sibilance. As to de-essers, there are de-essers and de-essers. A lot of the de-essers are wide band so when a sibilance is detected they gain reduce the whole freq range. Good de-esses can be configured to just reduce the ...


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