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Old 18th August 2019
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OK, I'm gonna come to this guy's defense. MXL makes some damn fine mics. One of the first inexpensive tube mics ever made was the MXL V77. With a simple mod (installing a tube socket and a premium NOS 12 AY7) it became the best sounding mic for my own vocals I've ever used (as opposed to a Neumann U87, U67--yes, a real U67, Tele tube mics etc.) I've also got an MXL 5000 that's one of my favorite vocal mics. The Revelation and Genesis are also very good mics IMHO.