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Old 15th August 2019
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You might try recording with 2 spot pairs, the omnis for the voice and cards for the guitar. Have the performers more or less facing each other, with the spots 3’ or so in front of each performer.

I often use this technique for piano and voice or piano and instrument recordings, though the mics would be flipped (omnis on piano, cards on soloist). Gives you that nice Omni sound with the full bass and a bit of Hall ambience, and then you can turn the spots up to fill in the balance and presence of what it’s pointed at. You also get some balance control over the two sources in post.

To this I’ll often add a pair of room mics to fill in the sound a bit, though artificial verb also works nicely with this setup.