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what should i try and buy next?
Old 6th March 2011
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what should i try and buy next?

one of the magic "what should i buy next?" posts.
thanks for your suggestions!

what i have:
mics:
blue blueberry (i love this frikin mic)
rode nt2a
rode nt3 (maybe time to sell)
at4033
oktava mkl 2500
oktava 319X3
oktava mk o12 X2 (cardi and hyper caps)
earthworks sro X2 (think tc20K)
heil pr30
sure B52
sure B87a
sure B57 (could sell this)
sure 57 X3 (one transformerless)
ev pl 30
sennheiser e609 silver (i'll probably sell it)
sennheiser e604 (prob sell it)
oktava ml 19 (awesome, but not good for much)
some no-name chinese tube pencil condenser that kicks ass on acoustic git.
at pro 37R X2


pre's
sytek mpx4a (2 chan with bur brown option)
fmr rnp
digimax lt (for bulk)
digi 003 pre's (if you can call them that)

things i'm optioning
-md 421
beyer m 160
heil pr40
blue robbie
golden age pre 72



suggest anything you think would help round out my setup.
budget =under $1000
(i'm poor so even saving up 1K takes me a while.....)

thanks!
Old 6th March 2011
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how's your monitoring environment?
Old 6th March 2011
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good question. (monitoring)

i have tannoy reveal actives (the old ones)
and a pair of mission 770 hi-fi speakers (good speakers, i've replaced the woofers, but with quality drivers that spec near the originals)

4" floor to ceiling bass traps in 2 corners (home made, think 703) the other two corners have doors in them. one 4" thick corner trap where the wall meets ceiling opposite the mix position. (8 feet long)
5X 2" thick (with 2" of air space behind them) traps on the walls.
it's pretty dead in there, but it's a 12X12 room so it's too small for diffusion (as i understand it) and it's nearly a cube so i figured the deader the better.
Old 6th March 2011
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nudge.....
Old 7th March 2011
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Is there anything you feel you lack in your recordings? Try and pinpoint what it is that you feel isn't up to scratch and then you'll have your answer!

Good luck!
Old 7th March 2011
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It seems you don't have a ribbon yet so, of the choices on your list, I'd go for the Beyer M160.
Depending on what you can sell, you might even be able to afford a pair.
Very versatile, from overheads to guitars, and a cool color to have on the palette.
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