October 28, 2018
Idea Building

Inside view of how the creative process finds its way. My creative world is filled with never-ending experimentation. This is little insight into my creative process. For me is often sorting out the parts that don’t make the cut. These are such parts.

c414 EB’s on floors, guitars on the verge of feedback, and other experimentation.

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February 1, 2010
Red Type B / R8 vs AKG C 414 B-ULS

After recently acquiring a Red Type B / R8 I wanted to compare it’s sound to the ole faithful 414. I also wanted to compare the mics on different sources,  that gives this drummer an excuse to noodle around on instruments I have no business otherwise touching 🙂 . So keep that in mind while listening to these. I find I prefer the RED overall. It’s a brighter mic. The 414 was darker in color with a greater Low end/Low Mid response.

I kept the mic positioning as balanced as possible.

Signal chain = Mic – Hardy M1 – DomII – DAW. Dry recording/No EQ.

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