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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby ore_terra » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:19 pm

SM57, MD421... the bigger problem is gonna be to crouch every time you want to sing to the sax mic on stage :lol:
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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby The Elf » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:09 pm

cloverfield wrote:any microphone u guys will recommend that can use for not just my saxophone but for my singing too? (when i am not playing saxo)

i have a few brands but i am not sure what is the best.
preferably on amazon? lol but pls let me know if there are decent website selling good stuff
There's really no 'best'. Any mic on the day will give a subjectively 'better' result than any other. I've recorded vocals and saxes with just about every mic I own at one time or another. What's your budget?
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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby John Willett » Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:01 pm

cloverfield wrote:any microphone u guys will recommend that can use for not just my saxophone but for my singing too? (when i am not playing saxo)

MD 421 :thumbup:

Perfect for Sax and also great vor vocals (it was the No.1 choice, I think, before the SM58 came along).
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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby Humble Bee » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:02 pm

Hallo oder was!
It seems that Microtech Gefell have some kind of museum going and since I'm passing reasonably klose in a couple of weeks I will look into it.
Have anybody been?
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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby John Willett » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:55 am

Humble Bee wrote:It seems that Microtech Gefell have some kind of museum going and since I'm passing reasonably klose in a couple of weeks I will look into it.
Have anybody been?

Yes, several times - it's very interesting and goes back to the Neumann year dot (1928).

But it's best to give them a ring first to let them know when you wanty to come - main number is:- 00-49-36649-88226.
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Re: Must have microphones?

Postby Humble Bee » Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:41 pm

Thanks John. I definitely will give them a ring.
Great!
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