~What kind of mic should i get??~~

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  1. $ti!!_$tanding

    $ti!!_$tanding New Member

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    holla at cha girl ;)
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  2. AllOrNothinEnt

    AllOrNothinEnt Retired from Rapmusic.com

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    Well boo, the answer is, you need a mic that suits your voice.
    Being a female, it's easier, as most females have high voices.
    Do you have a sample you can send to me, or at least describe your voice to me?
    I'll be able to pinpoint the best mic for you.
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  3. AllOrNothinEnt

    AllOrNothinEnt Retired from Rapmusic.com

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    Without knowing your voice, I can say the Blue Bluebird mic is a very safe bet.
    It has characteristics of every blue mic, so it's bound to sound good on you.
    Its $499
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  4. $ti!!_$tanding

    $ti!!_$tanding New Member

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    $499 *faints* i am still young to buy a expensive mic i think :p
    anyway i dont know how to describe my voice :S
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  5. SKWIRL

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    im thinkin something warm... honestly, i was surprised at the at 3035...i think it could work... aon what you think?
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  6. -MCR-

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    if shes a chick, wouldnt a warm mic give her too much high end. and no bass to balance out?

    i was thinkin maybe a dark colored mic... only slightly tho.. cuz if i remeber right what ive heard, she could use a little edge getting taken off her voice

    peace
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    The AT 3035 isn't exactly as warm as she may need, but it would def be clear enough.
    If she needs something cheap, maybe she should look into the following.

    Oktava 319 (more nuetral)
    MXL V67G

    I've heard females on both of those mics, and they worked great.
    Both of those are $99, if you can afford more, then the AT 3035 as Skwirl said would be worth checking into.
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    I have a Marshall V67G and i am selling it
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    how much?

    brownla@temple.edu
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    just sent ya a email

    holla back at me
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  11. $ti!!_$tanding

    $ti!!_$tanding New Member

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    ALL0RNOTHING do i just roll to a shop and ask for the mics you just pointed out?? :/
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  12. AllOrNothinEnt

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    Yes, you can go to Guitar Center, or any place that sells recording equipment, and ask to see the mics I suggested.
    All of them will be decent for your voice for now, until one day you can afford a better one.

    What you need to realize boo, is that you also need a mic pre-amp to power that condenser mic. (condenser mics, are recording mics, dynamics are the ones you hold)
    You can buy a pre-amp for as cheap as $39.99 online.
    It won't have great quality, but if you cannot afford better, it will get you by until you can.

    When you need help getting a pre-amp, just let me know how much you can spend, and I'll help you ;)
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  13. AllOrNothinEnt

    AllOrNothinEnt Retired from Rapmusic.com

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    Oh, and one last thing, you will need 2 mic cables.
    One will need to be an XLR-XLR(you plug it into the mic, and run it into the pre-amp), and then you'll need an xlr-1/8" (as I assume your using the soundcard that came with your computer.)
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  14. AllOrNothinEnt

    AllOrNothinEnt Retired from Rapmusic.com

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    So all you have to do, is this...

    Go to a recording equipment store.
    Write down a list like this..

    _________ (whichever mic you want)
    XLR-XLR mic cable
    XLR-1/8" (or XLR-1/4" with an 1/8" adapter)
    Whatever pre amp you can afford.

    They'll hook you up, but don't EVER let them tell you you DONT need something, or that something I suggest won't work, because I can guarantee you I know more than all of the employees put together, and most of them are kids str8 out of high school that don't know shit, but will try to sell you something you don't need, just so they get commission.
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  15. $ti!!_$tanding

    $ti!!_$tanding New Member

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    Thanks boy:) I will do that when i have the money hehe thank you so much
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  16. SKWIRL

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    you know what else?
    they got a cheap soundcard that aint all that bad and it got a preamp built in... its about 200-250. the tascam us122it hooks up usb, so not taking the computer apart, and it will give you a whole lot better quality than your stock soundcard..
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  17. $ti!!_$tanding

    $ti!!_$tanding New Member

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    Oh thankyou masters god u guys r good ;)
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