Posts from September, 2010

The best microphone cable ties EVAR

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

My pal Michael Capella turned me on to the best cable ties for microphones that I’ve ever seen. They’re made of two-sided Velcro. Loop one end around the cable and pull it tight; the Velcro will snug up so the tie doesn’t slide around when the cable is in use.

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Acoustic guitar mic shootout: KSM44A, AT4047MP, V69ME and more

Monday, September 20th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

Listen to six mics on two guitars: Shure KSM44A, Lewitt LCT-640, Audio-Technica AT4047MP, Audix SCX-25, MXL V69ME, Blue Blueberry. Different instruments need different microphones.

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The Six Types of Kick Drum Microphones

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

Before you buy a kick-drum microphone, read this article to understand the six types of bass mics available — and learn some techniques for how to use them.

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