NPR article on choosing a microphone

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NPR article on choosing a microphone

Post by Acoustica Greg » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:02 am

The audio engineer who mics the Tiny Desk Concerts has an article on how he chooses microphones.

Check it out here: https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2 ... icrophones
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Re: NPR article on choosing a microphone

Post by jlouvar » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:47 pm

That’s a good article, thanks for posting it. There are also many other good inexpensive microphones worth checking out too. For example: The Sennheiser MD421 and Rode NT3 are two of my favorites.
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Re: NPR article on choosing a microphone

Post by Acoustica Greg » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:18 am

Yeah, this is definitely not an article on inexpensive microphones.
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Re: NPR article on choosing a microphone

Post by jlouvar » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:53 pm

Microphone placement is most important, and it doesn’t always take an experience mic to capture what’s really needed... In fact sometimes it takes a really cheap mic too capture a desired (needed sound).
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