We put 4 of our most commonly used ribbon microphones head to head on recording electric guitar in this shootout. The contenders include: The Shure KSM313, the Royer R-121, the Coles 4038, and the AEA R84.
The four ribbon mics chosen for this shootout are mics that have come through Sound Pure Studios that we feel really passionate about and feel we can recommend with no reservations, whether you’re just getting started with a home studio or adding to your recording studio collection.
Can you tell which ribbon mic is which? Does a clear winner stand out to you?
Once you’re ready for the answers, shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give us a call at (919) 682-5552 (you can also reach out to us on Facebook). Also, every mic in this shootout is available for our Try Before You Buy demo program, so you can do some testing for yourself with no obligation to purchase.