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Dan Mangan

“The R44 was my go-to while recording Club Meds. Vocals, acoustic guitars, pianos, electric organ, horns, you name it. Stereo pair or mono. I love how buttery it is. My favourite mic that I own!”

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Ronan Chris Murphy / King Crimson

“I tried the AEA N22 on a wide range of sources and it always sounded good, which means that artists recording with the N22 will never deliver a bad sounding recording to me!”

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Damon Whittemore / ValveTone

“We also used the A440 on the amazing French vocalist, Cyrille Aimee, where it sounded huge. Perfect for her voice on this hot club project. She fell in love with the mic!”

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Eddie Van Halen / Van Halen

“These are the best f#%*ing mics I’ve ever used!”

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Danny Blume / Elysian Fields, Iggy Pop

“[The R84] is one of my top go-to mics for lead vocals, especially highly dynamic singers who can generate some harsh upper midrange in louder sections.”

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Daniel Shores / Sono Luminus

“The silky and transparent sound of the N8 makes it the perfect microphone for recording acoustic music. The N8’s almost crystalline quality allows you to forget the microphone is even there.”

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Cole Nystrom / Michael Jackson, Macy Gray

“The R84 is aces across the board with sound quality. Musically capturing exactly what I’m looking for and built like a tank!”

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Jake Aron / Grizzly Bear, Jamie Lidell, Solange

“The RPQ500 has left me reaching for a ribbon over a dynamic mic every time I record guitars.”

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Brad Haehnel / Pixar, Life of Pi

“The R88 has become an indispensable tool in my mic collection… it is always somewhere in my orchestral brass setups.”

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Justin Pizzoferrato / Pixies, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.

“The RPQ500 lets my ribbon microphones be themselves without too much unwanted color and noise”

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Ben Tolliday / Lord Huron, Hozier

“The N8 has wonderful natural sonic characteristics… a very focused tone that captures acoustic instruments like no other mic I own.”

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Robert L. Smith / David Bowie, Aerosmith, Lady Gaga

“[N8s] give me the sound exactly the way I want to capture it, which, to me, is the very definition of a ‘dream’ microphone.”

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Pete Townshend / The Who

“The R88 is beyond belief! It makes every room in my house like a perfect room…A really joyous mic!”

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Chris Taylor / Grizzly Bear

“The R44 through the RPQ2 is one of my favorite chains lately. It sounds absolutely incredible…”

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John Cuniberti / Joe Satriani, Dead Kennedys, PJ Harvey

“The AEA R88 made it possible for me to record an entire band around one microphone.”

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Neil Dorfsman / Bjork, Bob Dylan

“[AEA Ribbons] have that characteristically smooth, warm ribbon sound, I use [them] on everything…”

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John Hill / Sia, Eminem, Portugal. The Man

“The KU4 has been our go-to mic on everything since it arrived. Love it!”

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Colin Stetson / Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Tom Waits

“For close miking the bell and upper stack area, the KU4 is the best mic I’ve used on Bass and Baritone Sax.”