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Dynamic Instrument Microphone

A snare crack. An arpeggiated chord. A powerful saxophone solo. Whether on stage or in the studio, the notes that flow from your instrument connects your audience on a visceral level. And such sounds need a mic that can handle its strength. For every acoustic condition, the SM57 delivers the power of your playing to every fan in the house.


Pictures Of Mic'ed Up Drum Kits In The Studio

...the tracking sheet from the session: Kick1 - D112 - Vintech x73i - Urei LA22 Kick2 - SM91 - SSL 4000E SnTp - SM57 - API 3124m - 1073/500 EQ SnBt - SM57 - Neve 33115 Hats - C451 - Neve 33115 Crotch - Bottle + Neumann M8 cap - Vintech x73i - Urei 1176 Toms - e22s - SSL 4000E OHS...

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Good first microphone

...of music you record. If you are a powerful singer and do any rock kind of thing then a Shure SM57 with a high quality pop filter will probably have you covered. If you need the kind of detail that a condenser mic offers then a good stage condenser like the SM86 might...

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What's in YOUR mic locker???

AEA Ku-5a Sennheiser MD441u3 Earthworks SR314 Earthworks M30 Shure SM7b Shure SM57 Townsend Labs L22

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