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The first i'd say is, make sure you use the room mics a lot they will bring out the character in everything, especially the snare.

Compress each mic on the snare. Bottom with a fast attack and ratio of about 8:1 to get rid of the rattle. Top with a ratio of about 4. If you have any channel strip plugins use the e.q on them. I use the waves SSL channel and love it for most things.

Parallel compression is another really useful tool. Here is a step by step tutorial on it which is great:

FaderWear Guides - Need a Fat Drum Sound? Parallel Compression Guide
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