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Old 28th August 2018
Here for the gear

Originally Posted by phaqu View Post
What type of music? That has an impact on what mics I might grab.
Im pretty stuck on 87s, 84s or 451ebs.
Wasnt real crazy about 414s. I use them for room mics. Theyre great in that spot actually.
Any type of Music in which you need an incredible drum sound : from jazz to heavy rock. These mics have an incredible warm and natural sound, but can also be heavily EQued, compressed and distorded without sounding harsh.

Check "in the basement" videos by Nigel Godrich, you will see.

I have 451, 414 an 84s, and these are absolutely not playing in the same category when it comes to drums overhead. The magic of great ribbon mics.