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The video of Angela Serkevich and Twins Peek with RM-5 ribbons used as stage microphones for guitar cab and drum overheads. Some compression on guitar, no processing on drum OH, no extra mics on snare and toms. It was my first experiment in using ribbons for live reinforcement and they did their job perfectly well!
Vintage gear geeks, this is the stuff You will like! I have had a good deal on a stock of vintage Russian dynamic microphones Oktava MD-80M recently. I am keeping few sets for myself, but the rest is up for sale. I don't have a continous supply, so keep in mind that quantity is very limited... [read more]
A couple of months ago I have got some very interesting pieces of gear - hard to get, but very well known by enthusiasts, vintage Russian state-of-the-art large diaphragm condenser tube microphones Lomo 19A19. Their production was stopped around 1990, so all the remaining working units have quickly gained the status of collectibles... [read more]
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"I installed the RE-154 motor into the SE R1 body. It was a little tricky as the fitting of the motor to the chassis was different, so I made a housing from a piece of wood so the plastic bit would slot into it and then glued it into place. Anyway, the difference is night and day... The R1 sounded very nasal and really bad. Yours, is open with lot's of detail... The instruments tried: Trumpet, Flute, Whistle, Guitar just sound amazing... Best 35 GBP I've spent!"
Neill Burbidge, Producer
Castlethorpe, United Kingdom