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Discussion in 'Vocals' started by NINO1, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. NINO1

    NINO1 Guest

    what mics are good for vocals mostly rap and females singing,,,under the price of $300...i read alot but i wanna hear what you guys say to make up my mind...thanks alot for time!
  2. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2007
    Cocoa, FL
    You can pick up a Shure KSM27 for $299 retail, as we've already discussed.
  3. Cucco recently posted about a price drop on the Blue Bluebirds. They're $350 new now, and several people seemed to indicate it'd be a great choice for rap and hip hop vocals. Read about it here.

    Edit: buy one before December 31st of this year and you get a $50 rebate, which puts it right at your $300 mark.
  4. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Guest

    Sep 26, 2005
    Breathy, sexy, Shure condenser.

    Buxom, big Bettie, Shure SM 7 dynamic.

    In between
    Ms. Remy Ann David
  5. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Mar 8, 2004
    Fredericksburg, VA
    For some females (perhaps "many" females) the Bluebird may not be the right choice. It sounds good on the type like Nora Jones or Diana Krall. Put someone like Alanis Morissette in front of it and you'll be reaching for a Q-tip with a razor blade attached!

    For rap, it would work great with heavier male vocals that need a bit of upper end UMPH to come forward. Higher pitched vocals would probably be okay without it and more pleased by the KSM 27 or the ever popular SM7 (or SM57/58).

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