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07.25.2012| By Shure Notes|
By: Shure Notes Editors Contributors: John Born and Yuri Shulman Shure’s SM7 vocal mic for recording applications, introduced in 1973, is a mic (available today as SM7B) with an amazing history that’s generated a tremendous amount of buzz in the last year or two. We wondered why. So to find out, we talked to John Born, Product Manager at Shure who answered the question, but advised us that any even lighthearted discussion of the SM7B had to include the SM5 and SM57 microphones. These two mics were, at different times, the standard by which the …tagsBruce SwedienJohn BornMichael Jacksonrecordingrecording hacksSM5BSM7BTape OpThrillerYuri Shulman
06.23.2011| By Shure Notes|
By Matt McGlynn A single pair of multipattern condenser microphones can provide at least five distinct overhead drum miking choices with surprisingly different sonic characteristics. To demonstrate these different sounds, we recorded a drum kit with a pair of KSM44A overhead microphones five different ways. The drums, the room, the preamps, cables, and composition remained the same. The only variable was the position of the microphones (and in one case, the polar pattern). How different can a single pair of microphones, in the same room with the same drums, really sound? As you listen to …