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TAGGED: R88

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Kristian Nord / The Great Escape

“…I suspect there isn’t a sound an AEA can’t conquer. I won’t do a session without them.”

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Charlie Stavish / Ryan Adams

“…I suspect there isn’t a sound an AEA can’t conquer. I won’t do a session without them.”

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Kevin Rice/ Mic Posner, Christina Perri

“…I love that the R88 is phase coherent, just point and shoot and you’re good to go. That way I can just worry about the important stuff like making interesting music.”

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Josh Block / Leon Bridges

“The KU4 is honest, exactly where it needs to be while retaining a euphoric quality that’s hard to replicate with anything else.”

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Chris Allen / Sear Sound Studios

“Their size, shape, and weight make them far easier to place than the bulkier ribbons I’m used to. The N8s are the closest thing to a perfect ribbon mic I’ve heard.”

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Chris Sorem

” AEA Mics make everything sound larger then life , they capture harmonic information like nothing else. Now that I have heard the, I couldn’t Imagine working without them. ”

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Cal Campbell

“The R92 has been one of my favorite work horses. I use it on everything from snare and electric guitar to vocals and percussion…”

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Cattus Quartet
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Chris Koltay / War On Drugs, Deerhunter

“AEA mics are my first line of defense in the war against boring, sterile sounds. You will not find a finer example of the intersection of craftsmanship and sonic truth.”

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Greg Wells / Keith Urban, Katy Perry

“The R88 is a magic microphone and captures music in a unique way that I’ve come to rely on. I use it on drums, acoustic guitar, piano, and any instrument I want to sound like it’s in the room with the listener.”

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Jacquire King / Dawes, Norah Jones

“I use my R88 on every record I make. It’s often found over or around the drum kit, on piano, used as an ensemble mic to capture a stereo spread, and even on acoustic guitar. I love it and couldn’t imagine not having it around.”

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Ryan Hewitt / Avett Brothers, Red Hot Chili Peppers

“I love my R88! The stereo imaging is incredible and the depth of field I can achieve in my recordings is pretty stunning. The top end is beautifully natural sounding, especially for drum overheads and piano.”

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Lynn Fuston / 3D Audio, inSync

“The R84 has made a ribbon believer out of me. Never before have I heard a ribbon mic sound so good on so many things: strings, brass, acoustic guitar, choir, even solo voice.”

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Chuck Ainlay / Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler

“The R88’s got such a great stereo image without a hole in the middle, it just seems like its full all the way across and vibrant and lively sounding.”

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Vance Powell / Jack White, The White Stripes, Chris Stapleton

“I’ve been using the R88 lately as a room mic out in front of the drums. I really like that a lot, it sounds really cool…”

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Jason Elgin / Jerry Lee Lewis, Collective Soul

“I love the R88 on drums. Whether as an overhead or room, it pretty much was the only mic we needed. The long ribbon design makes the mic sound huge.”

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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.”