finding a mic for r&b

Discussion in 'Production' started by kac123ige, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. kac123ige

    kac123ige New Member

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    i posted this a while ago but since then ive narrowed my choices

    i need help finding a mic for r&b singer
    i will be using a mbox 2
    i was reccomended this mic
    mxl genesis

    which i can get for about $500
    are there any other mics that would also be worth getting that are better than this one i have been recommended for r&b singing?
     
  2. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    there is absolutly loads of choice mate,

    You wont get one specifically for r&b, it really depeneds on if you want to go for, ribbon, condencer, large diaphargm, percision, what type of polar patten etc. the SE ones are good, also look at AKG.

    read up on some reviews..
     
  3. kac123ige

    kac123ige New Member

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    yeah i was looking for a ldc with cardioid pattern and some people reccomended se and also akg c3000b
    but i just want to know someone who has used it before on singing and liked the results how it sounds...
    what do you think about the mxl genesis?
     
  4. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    mxl 4000 is what I got