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Old 07-29-2004, 05:44 PM
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Default Recording Banjo?

Anybody have any tips for recording Banjo? I''ll be doing it in a couple of weeks. I was thinking of approaching in the same I way I do with acoustic i.e SM57 or other dynamic close up and then a large diaphragm condenser back a few feet or further depending on how much room I want to pick up. the main difference with a banjo is of course the resonance of the drum head and how that will play into the equation. It will be important to pick up that "twang" but hmm I could imagine that the resonance when properly applied could get real sweet. I'll spend a few hours experimenting for sure.

Any tips? Mic combos? Thanks in advance.
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