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by TonyFretless
October 13th, 2016, 12:15 am
Forum: In The Studio
Topic: Kinda lost on how to record directly off the amp
Replies: 6
Views: 4853

Re: Kinda lost on how to record directly off the amp

noobstring wrote:
Moonrider wrote:
Man, 49.95 would have been perfect instead of 100 for the Scarlett I got. Is the sound off of it as good as the Scarlett?
No.
by TonyFretless
October 12th, 2016, 3:44 pm
Forum: In The Studio
Topic: Kinda lost on how to record directly off the amp
Replies: 6
Views: 4853

Re: Kinda lost on how to record directly off the amp

Thanks for the suggestion. I ended up getting a scarlett solo instead (no ipad here). Records instrument line fine..... Add to this that the new "second generation" Focusrite Scarlett kit is even better than previously. I had the 18i6 for about 3 years. It died on me in July. Replaced on a good dea...
by TonyFretless
October 12th, 2016, 3:32 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Another "Hi from the UK"
Replies: 1
Views: 3942

Another "Hi from the UK"

Hi all! Known as Tony, I have a mixed work background of music, writing and computing. Guitarwise: an Ibanez SG copy, a model by Shine a bit like a Strat with SG pickups [sort of "If Gibson had made a Strat"], and a 1984 Strat. Add to that a very cheap steel-strung acoustic from a UK firm specialisi...
by TonyFretless
October 12th, 2016, 2:47 pm
Forum: In The Studio
Topic: Recording mic
Replies: 3
Views: 1661

Re: Recording mic

If you have a grand to spend on a mic, I am assuming you have a pre-amp that will support phantom power. In that case, two brands: sE Electronics and Neumann. Check out sE 5600 or Gemini models; Neumann TLM103 or TLM104. There's not much to touch these at the price. If you need to factor in a preamp...
by TonyFretless
October 12th, 2016, 2:29 pm
Forum: In The Studio
Topic: Any suggestions for really cheap mics?
Replies: 11
Views: 8777

Re: Any suggestions for really cheap mics?

Ironically, although SM in Shure's iconic mic range stands for Studio Microphone, the SM58 is much more a stage mic than a good studio beast. Visit Abbey Road studios - you'll find Neumanns, AKGs and the like by the score, a handful of SM57s (they're great for snare drums, electric insrument cabs, a...