Craque wrote: > Hi Loopers, > > I have a quandry. What do folks here recommend as a good hypercardioid > microphone? Essentially I'm interested in the narrowest possible polar > pattern to enable better direct pickup of a sound with the least amount > of other sounds coming through. > > Obviously this depends partially on mic placement, but I wonder if people > have had better luck with some models than others in getting an extremely > directional pattern - maybe I need to look into rifle mics? > > This would be my first step into the world of high-end microphones, so >any > advice from loopers who sample live instruments and/or objects would be > appreciated. > > Thanks! > > matt > http://craque.net > > (ps - my Repeater (along with many other looping devices) in action at > http://craque.net/miquez/aidscare2001.html) well, i don't have much advice for you, but i know who i'd ask if i was in your shoes: www.tapeop.com if you email them with a little more info about what you are trying to record, you may get feedback (no pun intended) from a variety of pro engineers who regularly respond to their "letters to tapeop" section. likes of: jack endino, tony visconti, phill brown and other well-(or lesser well-)known folks... lance g. ps their server seems to be down at the moment tho... pps cool site. craquehaus...i like that!