Toms are an interesting part of the kit that often add flare and excitement to a drum track, just look at the intro to Enter Sandman by Metallica, or the fill before the chorus of Africa by Toto. They are probably also the area of the drum kit that will give you the most grief. Lets dive straight in and take a look at some useful ways to get those toms sounding great.
Very use full tips! Mic'ing up drums is an art and if you don't know what you're doing your drums will sound bad to everyone else out in the audience, but not you.
Positioning of mic's, setting up your mixer, using the right mic's in the right places. All contribute to the drummer's sound.