Los Angeles, CA (June 20, 2005)–A producer, engineer, composer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and educator based in Los Angeles, Ted Perlman works with a great many vocalists at his Buffalo Sound studio in the San Fernando Valley, and until now has been used to pulling out one mic after another to match each different voice. He just added a Brauner Phantom V variable pattern FET microphone to his arsenal of equipment, and believes “it might just be the best mic out there.”
“If a U87 is the standard everything else is judged by, this raises the bar and changes the standard,” declared Perlman. “I would take this Brauner over that one. This is the most unbelievable microphone. I’ve worked with everything. It’s perfectly even, from the bottom through the middle to the top. If somebody is screaming loud or singing high, it doesn’t get all screechy. If they have a deep voice, it doesn’t get boomy. It’s just beautiful.”
With the Brauner Phantom V, Perlman feels as if he’s found a vocal mic that suits everyone. “I haven’t found a microphone that is so versatile. I’m just so knocked out by how many different applications and situations it works well in. So I rarely have to change the mic now.”
Offering an example, he continued, “We had Howard Hewitt, a great, amazing singer, here last month. We went through a few mics and they just didn’t sound right. I pulled the Brauner out and – bam!”
According to Perlman, the new mic has also saved him a lot of time and effort, in particular on a new project with U.K. singer Zara Phillips, who has recorded with Bob Geldof, among others, during her 15-year career. “Her voice is cool and interesting but difficult to record. I had to go through and fix her tracks and take out these noises, so I changed to the Brauner. Instead of having to spend six hours cleaning up the tracks it immediately sounded good. And I could get back to my life.”
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