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Old 5th July 2019
  #6
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Originally Posted by CJ Mastering View Post
For under $100, an SM57.

I have no clue what 'fizz' as stated by the other poster and the SM57 was and still is a staple in recording guitar cabs, vocals, and a hammer. This mic has been used for over 3 decades in studios and every studio has at least 2 of them.

This mic has been used in more songs than any other mic.
Mic up a cab with a 57 - the go-to guitar cab mic and mic along side it with a PR-20. Listen to them both then you'll hear the fizz I'm talking about. In isolation the 57 sounds great, but the PR-20 has a lovely top end where the 57 sounds fizzy in comparison. Haven't touched my 57s for years. They're merely backups to the Heils.