Tuesday, December 18, 2012



So I've been recording vocals with a Shure KSM-32,  which had been a little weirdly. . . flat.  I knew they were going through preamps on a Mackie board [ostensibly "boutique" preamps, but board preamps], but other mics through those preamps had been lively and awesome.

I like flat as much as the next guy, but not when it seems lifeless.


  So I started  putting them through this thing:




which has worked out nicely.


It's undoubtedly a consumer-y, mid-level [lo-level?] preamp, but it's really quite versatile and yummy and I'm happy.


And I make shitty music, so it's important.

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