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Old 5th June 2003
  #31
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blargh... me wants... sounds like what I want my music to sound like
Old 7th June 2003
  #32
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I love the way those mics look...and separating the tube power from the audio cabling is always a good idea, I'm surprised we don't see it more often. I'll have to see if Steve would be willing to ship those down to LA sometime...
Old 7th June 2003
  #33
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Some useless info on those mics,

Benny Andersson from ABBA also has one in his studio in Stockholm, and yes , it's very nice indeed.

Regards,
Magnus
Old 29th June 2003
  #34
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I played on a big band recording uing only two deGeer mics on the entire band. Here is a picture:


/Anders
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Old 29th June 2003
  #35
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Damn that's sexy
Old 29th June 2003
  #36
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Looks like its Gert Palmqrantz who has set those up.
Am i right?

/M
Old 30th June 2003
  #37
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Hmm....now I'm interested....

They weren't that close together, were they?

How did it sound, and did you use any mics for the soloists?
Old 1st July 2003
  #38
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Thats why i thought it was Swedish jazz engineer Gert Palmqrantz, he has a philosophy that this is how close you ears are so therefore this is how to get an accurat stereopicture.
And he has actually won classical music prizes for best sound.

/M
Old 1st July 2003
  #39
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"this is how close you ears are so therefore this is how to get an accurat stereopicture."

Sounds like the idea behind ORTF micing.
Old 2nd July 2003
  #40
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Haha, i agree, but i have heard he's recordings, they rox bigtime. He's been around as an engineer since early 60's.

/M
Old 3rd July 2003
  #41
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Quote:
Originally posted by ExistanceMusic
Hmm....now I'm interested....

They weren't that close together, were they?

How did it sound, and did you use any mics for the soloists?
The mics were that close and it was Gert Palmcrantz who did the recording.

No extra mics for soloists. They just tiptoed closer to the mics and then tiptoed back to their place in the section. Only recording I've been on when the engineer tiptoes in and lowers mic stand during take to get more piano. =)

He used an extra drum overhead mic for songs with brushes.

It actually sounded too middy-muddy in my opinion but I think that was because we were in a too dry studio.

/Anders
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