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Re: Would a shotgun work better?

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:00 pm

Perhaps.

I'd have preferred a 'smidgen' rather than a 'touch', then. ;)
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Re: Would a shotgun work better?

Postby Bob Bickerton » Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:24 pm

awjoe wrote:Actually, I've had a thought - I could try the figure-8 on the vocal in my present situation - the sound a figure-8 picks up from the amp might be less of an issue than what I'm dealing with now.

Or experiment with moving the amp to the side into the null...........

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Re: Would a shotgun work better?

Postby awjoe » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:25 am

Yes, that too. Thanks, Bob.
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Re: Would a shotgun work better?

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:47 pm

Yep, that reverb is really excessive, and the recording does sound better when switched to mono - well spotted Hugh!

With that reverb it sounds as if they are playing in an empty hall because no-one in the audience turned up on the correct night ;)


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