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Kel HM-2d (new model)

Discussion in 'Recording' started by patrick_like_static, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. Link (audio sample in the Sound Clips section may not work)
  2. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Hey!! Lookie!!! Its my new mic........soon.
  3. blaumph2cool

    blaumph2cool Active Member

    Hmm, thats tempting.
  4. So tempting. I begged and even threatened Kelly to let me have a demo model in advance -- say what you will, but those Canadians are tough.

    Here's hoping I survive until September.
  5. drumist69

    drumist69 Active Member

    I'm thinking of picking this up. Might also grab a couple of HM-1's. I know I've read here they are cool on guitar amps, but I need to check on them as drum overheads. I need better mics for that use. Andy
  6. Dude, Andy -- The HM-1s are overhead mics as far as I'm concerned. When I buy gear I always try to justify the price with a sole purpose in mind, and in the case of my HM-1s is was that they were way better overhead mics than anything I had. If I get the occasional use out of them for guitar amps, etc., it's only an added bonus.
  7. drumist69

    drumist69 Active Member

    Patrick, do you have a link to any drums done with them as OH's? If so, that would be killer! Andy
  8. Here's a short clip of some drums I did about a month ago. I should warn you the drum sounds aren't great: this was a metal tune and I planned to drum-replace all the drum tracks with samples from the beginning (you'll be hearing the actual drum sounds in this clip), so the overheads' sound was my main focus. Please ALSO know that I was playing a particle board Export from the early '90s, so any lack of overtone or definition is intrinsic to the sounds themselves.


    Edit: I forgot technical stuff -- The overheads are just Kel HM-1s to the left and right of me at around cymbal height. In the solo overheads track there's only slight subtractive eq and no compression.
  9. drumist69

    drumist69 Active Member

    Thanks Patrick. Gonna have a listen now...Andy

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