What mic is best for instruments?
The best recording microphone for instruments is the Shure SM57. If you’ve ever been in a recording studio, it was probably chock-full of Shure SM57 mics. This little dynamic microphone is ideal for loud instruments, such as electric guitars and drums, whether you’re miking a live performance or recording.
What type of microphone is best for brass instruments?
What Mic Should I Use? Large-diaphragm condenser mics, ribbon microphones, and the aforementioned PZM boundary microphones are all very capable choices for recording brass and woodwind instruments.
What is an instrument mic?
Instrument mics tend to be used with a wider range of instruments, from kick drums to bass and guitar, so they often provide a wider frequency range. For example, an instrument mic’s frequency response is usually around 40Hz to 15kHz, which can accommodate the low E string of a bass guitar, which is 41Hz.