This post was originally published at bobbyowsinskiblog.com
You’d think that all the engineer and producer greats would use the same vintage microphones that have become just as famous as they are, but that’s not the case. U47’s, C-12’s, U67’s – they all have a place in the hall of fame for good reason. That said, it’s interesting that some of the greats preferred other mics that are less prominent in our consciousness. Here are some unusual microphone choices by some of the great engineers and producers.