[Harp-L] Chromatic mic

Sheltraw macaroni9999@xxxxx
Sun May 1 16:39:39 EDT 2016

Hi Winslow

Could you send me a pic of your setup for the condenser mic? How would you describe the sound difference between your condenser system and a wireless SM58 system.


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> On May 1, 2016, at 10:03 AM, Winslow Yerxa <winslowyerxa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi, Daniel. I have a Fireball and a regular 58. The Fireball is bassier sounding (perhaps even muddier) for vocals, which can be a good thing for harmonica. Haven't done a detailed A/B between the Fireball and 58 for chromatic. Toots went from using the standard 58 to Greg's version, possibly due to shorter stick and lighter weight. Hermine Deurloo also uses it.
> For a completely acoustic sound, I have an Audix tiny condenser that I mount on my wrist and aim up at the opening between the heels of my hands. I run this thru an AKG wireless, with phantom power provided by the belt pack.
> Winslow Yerxa
> Producer, the Harmonica Collective
> Author, Harmonica For Dummies, Second Edition: ISBN 978-1-118-88076-0
>             Harmonica Basics For Dummies, ASIN B005KIYPFS
>             Blues Harmonica For Dummies, ISBN 978-1-1182-5269-7
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> Instructor, Jazzschool Community Music School
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> From: Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at gmail.com>
> To: Robert Hale <robert at dukeofwail.com> 
> Cc: harp-l harp-l <harp-l at harp-l.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2016 10:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Chromatic mic
> Robert
> What do you see as the relative strengths of the Fireball V compared to the SM58 or BlowsMeAway's version of the SM58?
> Daniel
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Apr 29, 2016, at 8:33 PM, Robert Hale <robert at dukeofwail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, it's a clean tone mic.
> > 
> >> On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:49 PM, Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Robert
> >> 
> >> Do you use the fireball V with a chromatic harp? I want a clean sound.
> >

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