Finished soldering up/shooting photos of an exciting soon to be released mic mod from microphone-parts.com. This particular mic started as a MXL 990. The capsule got swapped & the PCB/components had a complete make over. The mic sounds wonderful. It’s low-end response is insane. As a quick test before I bring this guy to live in the studio (FYI – this mic is going to park itself in front of my kit for it’s 1st real task) I decided to mic up some hand percussion to see how it performs. I put it side by side with my much trusted Red type-b/R8. The results are as follows.
Just finished wiring up the new 4×12 for the current album in the works. I’m going for a more “Live” heavy performance record this time around. Analog Synths, Bass, & whatever else I feel necessary via amps/speaker cabs in real-time; Something to push my drum performance hard. I’m wanting the transition from studio to stage to be one and the same. Next on the list is the Moog through a 4×10.
After using Slate Digital VCC on the past few mixes, it was time to put it under the microscope. Curiosity had me wondering what changes if any were happening to the frequency spectrum, & harmonic content.
I received a RK-47 capsule from microphone-parts.com & decided to upgrade a beat-up ole NT2 that has collected dust. Great sounding capsule. I ran a quick comparison vs my Red R8. I set them up on equal sides of fender deluxe cone & noodled down some keys.
The Mandala drum trigger is the most advanced on the market. The current lineup is a USB/software based sample brain combination. As a standalone tool it’s great, but from day one I’ve wanted it to interact with the hardware world. Continue reading →