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Mic ID

Post by LowG » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:50 am

Curious what kind of mic is being used here:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ULuHJgCos7A

It seems like the early 70s Soul Train used this mic for just about everything except drum overhead.

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Post by A.David.MacKinnon » Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:11 am

Electro Voice 635a

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Post by Gregg Juke » Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:31 pm

And I think there might still be one or two for sale in the TOMB "For Sale" area...

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Post by A.David.MacKinnon » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:40 pm

I think there also might be about a years worth of reading if you search 635a.

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Post by I'm Painting Again » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:59 pm

here's a good vid on that family of mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fckzeCVeutQ

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Post by ott0bot » Wed May 06, 2015 7:30 pm

embrace the bleed and lack of proximity effect. great mic for almost everything.

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Re: Mic ID

Post by sound for sandwiches » Thu May 07, 2015 11:14 am

LowG wrote:
It seems like the early 70s Soul Train used this mic for just about everything except drum overhead.
that's too bad, the 635a is an awesome drum OH mic :)

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