Where can you hire a Neumann U87

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goatboy
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Where can you hire a Neumann U87

Post by goatboy » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:38 am

Been doing some demos for a friend's band for a few months now and they want to take the next step to spend a bit more time energy and money on something that's going to be mastered and pushed for airplay. The mic that I usually use for vocals isn't cutting it for them (too dirty to their ears) and I don't have the $4k - $5k to buy a U87. Was wondering if anyone knows where to hire one. Already tried Oceania but they either don't have one or are too busy and important to answer my emails.

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Re: Where can you hire a Neumann U87

Post by timi » Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:23 pm

http://www.aamasters.co.nz/ but unsure if Marcus ships mics to hire (assume you are in Auckland).

What preamp are you planning on using it with?

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Re: Where can you hire a Neumann U87

Post by goatboy » Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:29 am

Thanks for that! Mic pre set up is a Phonic T8100 into an M-Audio Project Mix desk. Surprisingly for something with the name "Phonic" on it the T8100 is really good.

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Re: Where can you hire a Neumann U87

Post by timi » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:05 pm

I'm sure it's ok but you can do better. In my opinion you are wasting your time not using a high end pre with that mic. Marcus has a few really nice Amek pres....

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