I’ve recently added a Moog MF-104M & MF-104Z to the arsenal. I didn’t originally plan on keeping both, but they ended up being very different beasts. The 104M has fuller bandwidth, smoother sound, & modulation. Continue reading →
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.