The last microphone I ever buy?

In the last post I wrote about my recent purchase: The Neumann U 67. And it arrived today. I just unpacked and connected it to my Sound Devices 833. The high-pass low-cut filter on the microphone is enabled and the polar pattern is set to cardiod.The gain is set to 44dB on the recorder, withContinue reading “The last microphone I ever buy?”

Speech synthesis with the Neumann TLM 67

As a follow to my previous post, here is the first audio from the new Descript Overdub voice recorded via the Neumann TLM 67 along with a comparison to the previous overdub voices I recorded. Here is the uncompressed audio, in case you want to find out if you can hear a difference: In addition,Continue reading “Speech synthesis with the Neumann TLM 67”

A new addition to my microphone locker – Neumann TLM 67

Having to stay in a sound-wise medieval croft for the next couple of months could make me think to invest in proper acoustic room treatment – or: to get a new microphone. And this is what I did. I ordered the Neumann TLM 67. Originally, I was up for a Neumann U 67 Reissue. However,Continue reading “A new addition to my microphone locker – Neumann TLM 67”

Microphone comparison in an untreated room

In the next couple of months I will be in a sound-wise unfriendly environment where recordings are very likely to suffer. As we will have to produce “live” there will be no time for post processing. But as I still want to achieve some kind of intelligible sound, I conducted some tests for find aContinue reading “Microphone comparison in an untreated room”