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Awesome @ FUV: Geographer, White Rabbits, and the Telefunken M80

Taking note of positive reviews, I recently purchased a Telefunken M80. Aside from looking great, this robust cardioid dynamic presents excellent rejection, predictable off-axis response and a silky top end that cuts through without being abrasive. As I do mostly live recording in a 24′ x 24′ room, those characteristics enhance my ability to control … Continue reading

The Damnwells – Awesome @ FUV

Alex Dezin of The Damnwells came to Studio A yielding only an acoustic, yet successfully provided enough character to create a big sound. His delivery was well rehearsed, but lost nothing through repetition. The bridge is where it hits me. The guitar was miced with an AKG 414 near the sound hole and an AKG … Continue reading

Must Have – Shure SM7b

Perhaps Jesus never owned one, but seriously, this mic rocks on male vocals. At work, we generally don’t have many opportunities to audition different vocal mics, so I rely on experience, research and educated guesses. Generally, I’ll put up an SM7 for male lead vox if: The lead vocalist may sing somewhat loudly, and produces … Continue reading

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