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mk012 on vocal Condenser Microphones
Old 15th August 2007
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mk012 on vocal

I've tried this once a few years back and had pretty darn good results. The vocal with no eq just fit right into the mix. The room was small, dead, and (if I recall) the singer was a few feet from the mic with it angled down towards him. Just heard the track again recently and wondered why I haven't tried this since. I was wondering if anyone else has gotten good results with this mic for vox.
Old 15th August 2007
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Hey there.

I've had some decent results with this mic in general, but never on vocals.

I'm honestly not blown away by it, I usually go with my km184s over this little guy, and am actually thinking about selling it.

The midrange doesn't rock my world, which may not be a bad thing on some nasal vocalists.
Old 15th August 2007
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octava on vox

I have used it lots on vocals!

For a few commercials where the vocal sound had to be 50ies/60ies (Ray Charles style) it sounded better than my (way more expensive) large diaphram condenser mic's, for some reason. Ha... I love that. I do put it though a tube compressor that adds a bit of distortion when singing loud.
I have impressed big time clients in the studio here with the old skool sound.

So why not.

Trust only your ears. (Russia is cool!)

ciaow,
M.
Old 15th August 2007
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I have used it on some vocals also with quite decent results. Great all around mic.

War
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