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Microphones and The Bluegrass Music

but what about microphones? When Bill traveled with his tent shows, you mention electric lights. What did he use to amplify his instruments? It is my impression that bluegrass was built around a microphone, and has been subsequently altered by the expansion of a single mic into a long, often forbidding, row of mics, monitors, etc. Continue reading

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Microphones and Old Time / Bluegrass Music

I recently received the following e-mail:
> Peter,
> My band played to a loud room of people tonight.  We had one hot mic for vocals and the crowd essentially drowned out instrumentation at times.  I tried to play into the mic … Continue reading

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