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shure SM57 vs Beta 57 for recording guitars
Old 27th September 2007
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shure SM57 vs Beta 57 for recording guitars

An engineer i highly trust mentioned i should look at buying a couple beta 57's instead of the original 57's for recording guitars..

so, just wanted to get your vibe on this?

cheers!
Old 27th September 2007
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i've always prefered the sm57 over the beta 57 on guitar cabs. from my experience, the beta 57 had a little boost in the top end which translated to a more harsh guitar tone in the mix. i always prefer to track things on the darker side because i find it easier to brighten up something dark rather than tame something harsh.

but then again, it also depends on what guitar/amp setup you have. as well as what mic pre you are running it into and which type of music you are going to be doing.
Old 27th September 2007
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just use whatever sounds best to you.
Old 27th September 2007
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i have a beta 57 and it doesn't really get used on much of anything. We use it for live vocals for our drummer sometimes. He sings about 4 words during an hour set.

Neil
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