Re: [Harp-L] Harmonica mic

Amen. Have you ever been stuck with a jar of bad 'instant' coffee, and
thought you could improve it by adding another spoonful?
The result is 'twice as bad' not 'twice as good'.  When I hear a fellow
harp player struggling along,
my opinion of their playing will be more considerate if they are playing
Same if one of my sons brings a gal home made up to the hilt, fake hair,etc
Hullo...who are you? Electronics are useful; you plug 'em in and go. But
they ain't you.

On 12 June 2015 at 05:15, Bob Cohen <bob@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > On Jun 10, 2015, at 9:36 PM, Randy Redington <rwredington@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Latley I've been working on my embroucher, trying to keep a steady full
> > tone. It's amazing on how much just that alone affects how I sound.
> Randy, embouchure is far more important to your tone than an other single
> thing you can doâand itsâ free, sort of. All it costs is time and practice.
> Iâve seen guys top pros get killer sound out of crappy-assed house mics and
> sketchy PAs. And Iâve seen guys at jam sessions with thousands of dollars
> of custom and boutique gear whose sound is thinner than their hair. IMHO,
> people shouldnât invest in high end amps and expensive mics until they can
> get fat sound acoustically. Youâll hear it even when you donât cup and when
> you blow through low-end equipment. Playing amplified definitely has its
> own techniques. Like smoke is to BBQ, different amps and mics flavor your
> sound they donât put the meat on the bones. Thatâs embouchure. :-)
> Bob Cohen
> Writer, Internet Consultant, Teacher
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