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enjoiSkateboarding5
09-25-2008, 05:56 PM
how much do you guys think a somewhat decent mic would be? it doesnt have to be great or even very good, just decent.

jpharaoh69
09-25-2008, 06:19 PM
http://pro-audio.musiciansfriend.com/product/Behringer-XM8500-Microphone?sku=270490

for 20$, its amazing.

(Valo Falcone)
09-25-2008, 06:34 PM
Wal-mart has a mic I got for $10 almost as good as my $80 condensor CAD GXL2200 mic.

eberg15101
09-25-2008, 07:58 PM
Wal-mart has a mic I got for $10 almost as good as my $80 condensor CAD GXL2200 mic.

haha, i got that same mic from walmart lol

ya its decent, you can get decent sound out of it

like if your usin it for recording then it will work, but no where near profesional quality, if your usin it for like a mic to sing into for your band it will be fine

crooked09
09-26-2008, 04:37 PM
For recording guitar/singing the standard is a Shure SM57 which isn't all that much (less than 100) and it would be pro quality

(Valo Falcone)
09-26-2008, 06:33 PM
haha, i got that same mic from walmart lol

ya its decent, you can get decent sound out of it

like if your usin it for recording then it will work, but no where near profesional quality, if your usin it for like a mic to sing into for your band it will be fine

Are you kidding? I unscrew the top and it picked up my guitar fine, it was clear as water! Even the weird buzz coming from an amp thats turned up pretty high.

http://media.putfile.com/Vlo--Guitar

(I think it'll load faster if you hit stop then play as it buffers)

Paganboy
09-26-2008, 07:50 PM
$100+

enjoiSkateboarding5
09-26-2008, 07:58 PM
What would I plug the mic into? (noob question)

Skater_goth
09-26-2008, 08:08 PM
Are you kidding? I unscrew the top and it picked up my guitar fine, it was clear as water! Even the weird buzz coming from an amp thats turned up pretty high.

http://media.putfile.com/Vlo--Guitar

(I think it'll load faster if you hit stop then play as it buffers)
sounds pretty good man. But I can't tell if it's your guitars got that high distortion or if it's the microphone. A clean tone put through it would be good to tell.

<3

eberg15101
09-26-2008, 08:11 PM
What would I plug the mic into? (noob question)

the probaly pink input on your computer

(Valo Falcone)
09-26-2008, 09:09 PM
sounds pretty good man. But I can't tell if it's your guitars got that high distortion or if it's the microphone. A clean tone put through it would be good to tell.

<3

I used distortion on the softer left channel and a wah lead on the main right channel. I think I had the wah up to loud and thats where the buzz came from.

Heres the same $10 mic with better distortion (no wah) I was warming up by playing an Six Feet Under song, screwed up serveral times oh well.

http://media.putfile.com/Ice-and-v

As you can hear better sound, I love the distortion on my Ibanez V Blade (right channel), its louder, and perfect.

Its also great at a lot of vocal ranges (me warming up for vocals). Worst guitar playing ever, but I wanted to hear my vocals so I just recorded random guitar parts.

http://media.putfile.com/A-Scream-from-the-Past

Captain America
09-27-2008, 07:09 AM
the probaly pink input on your computer
No, use the line in, you should probably just get a mixer with a preamp. Then use that, they are pretty cheap.

eberg15101
09-27-2008, 04:29 PM
No, use the line in, you should probably just get a mixer with a preamp. Then use that, they are pretty cheap.

whats the line in?????

i thought that was
im probaly wrong , but is it in like the back of the computer or somethin

akkaquill
09-29-2008, 12:51 AM
i got a behringer 3 pack of mics for $50 three years ago. i use those the most at shows, and all the other bands use them as well. all 3 are beat to shit and still sound great, i love them. i actually broke my pg58 at a show last night and switched to one of the behringers in the middle of the set. i thought it was my cord at first, but nope, it was the mic. both my sm57s and my sm58 got fucked in a few months of live playing as well. i'm not too keen on shure anymore.