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New Music Gear Monday: Your Heaven Audio CloseUp Miking System

CloseUp System on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Acoustic stringed instrument players have always suffered from amplification problems in a live environment. Place a microphone on the instrument and you’ll get at least some change in tonal quality and usually a lot of leakage, regardless of the quality of the microphone that you use. Resort to a pickup and the instrument no longer […]

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New Music Gear Monday: MXL DX-2 Dual Capsule Microphone

MXL DX-2

Most¬†directional condenser microphones have dual capsules, but they’re almost always identical, and it’s how they’re¬†placed that makes the mic directional. That said, what if you created a mic that had 2 capsules, but one was a large diaphragm and the other was small so you could get a combination of the sound of the two […]

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