Can you recommend a mid-range (in terms of price) mic with a good off-axis response, for recording acoustic instruments?
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Sound Advice: Miking
I keep reading that some microphones' figure-8 behaviour is not equal. Does this apply to capacitor mics like the AKG C414 or Rode NT2-A?
There seem to be instances where several mics are used to record an instrument, such as a guitar amp or drum kit, but I've...
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