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Paul Weller vocal mic for recording?
Anybody happen to know what mic Paul uses in the studio (in general)?
Could have sworn I saw a recent clip of him with one of the newer AKG 414s (which I understood to be not too good, at least not compared to the older ones).
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Rhythm Shack wrote:...one of the newer AKG 414s (which I understood to be not too good, at least not compared to the older ones).
Depends how you define 'not too good'. In any technical comparison the current generation out-perform the older ones in terms of self-noise, distortion, and bandwidth.
But the sound character is not exactly the same, and people like to hang mythical status on old things that they don't have or can't afford...
99 times out of a hundred, the mic doesn't matter very much. It's all about what the performer delivers, where they are performing, and where the microphone is placed.
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