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Artists
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!”

Artists
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 Pie

“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, NPR Marketplace

“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.”

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Ali Shaheed Muhammad / A Tribe Called Quest

“This [KU4] will be a permanent part of my drum rig, so much that I’m considering buying a second KU4 to move around the studio for other applications.”

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Robert Burger / Iron & Wine, Tin Hat Trio

“My absolute favorite combo on my upright pianos, mallet instruments, and reed organs are an R88 with the RPQ.”

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Chris Eldrige / Punch Brothers, The Seldom Scene

“I’m loving the R84 – it’s such a great sounding mic! Music just sounds good through it.”

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Joe Chiccarelli / The White Stripe, The Strokes

“I used the AEA R84 on recent sessions for vocal [and guitars]. It just kept on sounding better and better. It’s very bright and open with an extended low end…”

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John Kurlander / Lord of the Rings, Beatles

“The N8 has a fantastically full and natural tone, and can easily and safely be hoisted above an orchestra.”

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Terri Winston / WAM, Kronos Quartet, Angelique Kidjo

“Women’s Audio Mission’s studio clients are incredibly diverse and the AEA R84 and N22 are in constant use. They get a ton of love here at WAM. From miking up loud guitar amps to string quartets to horn sections to delicate instruments…”