Posted by: mtstudios
September 5, 2013 |
Although my favorite micing technique requires a Royer 121 and a Shue SM57, not everyone has or can afford a Royer 121. An inexpensive alternative is to use two Shure SM57’s. Locate the dust cap on speaker, point both 57’s at the outside edge where dust cap meets cone. First 57 should be straight on while second 57 should be at a 45° angle, each equal distance and about 6″ away from speaker. I usually blend the two with straight 57 on the louder side. Straight 57 gets you the bite while angled 57 giving you warmth and thickness.
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