[78-L] OT: Best way to make a simple live recording.

David Sanderson dwsanderson685 at roadrunner.com
Mon Sep 3 06:50:41 PDT 2012

On 9/3/2012 9:29 AM, neechevoneeznayou at gmail.com wrote:
> Sounds as if you have the hardware, you just needs some mics. Some MP3
> players have a mic built in and will make recordings, altho probably
> only adequate to record lectures and meetings.

The ancient and reliable vocal mike is the Shure SM58. You should be 
able to find a used one fairly cheap, a good general-purpose mike that 
is nearly indestructible (they've been making the things since the 
1950's). Consider a cheap pre-amp/interface, maybe a better sound card. 
I look at http://www.sweetwater.com when I'm interested in good hardware 
- they have a range of equipment, and do a lot of business with 

David Sanderson
East Waterford Maine
dwsanderson685 at roadrunner.com

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