Posts tagged with “Loudville”

Manley Tube Microphones for Voiceover

Monday, September 19th, 2011 | by matthew mcglynn

I had the pleasure of borrowing both the mono Manley Reference microphones recently — the Reference Cardioid and Reference Gold. These mics have been selling consistently for over 20 years, which should tell you something about their appeal. They are both modern-day classics. To hear them in action, I arranged a test on the most […]

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Acoustic guitar tube mic shootout

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

Can contemporary tube mics recreate the magic of the legendary Neumann U 47? Watch and listen as Mark Keller tests the MXL Revelation and sE Gemini II against his venerable Telefunken U 47 on acoustic guitar. Listen blind to the original audio WAVs to see if you can hear $15,000 worth of difference in the microphones!

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Tube Mic Voiceover Test

Friday, April 16th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

Sausalito, CA based voice actor Mark Keller set up a killer VO mic shootout by pitting his U47 against the sE Gemini II and MXL Revelation. We have HD video and the original audio WAVs. Are vintage mics really so magical? Hear for yourself!

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