SnowGhost Snags T-funk Set

Brett Allen has purchased the first U47/48 large diaphragm tube microphone Studio Set, for his SnowGhost Studios in Montana.
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Whitefish, MT (September 12, 2011)—Brett Allen has purchased the first U47/48 large diaphragm tube microphone Studio Set, for his SnowGhost Studios in Montana.

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ShowGhost also has matched pairs of ELA M251 and C12 microphones, as well as Telefunken Elektroakustik's most exotic microphone, a modern replica of the rare ELA M270 stereo tube mic.

SnowGhost features an SSL 9048K console, Studer 24-track tape machine, plate reverb, Sonoma 24-track DSD digital recording, Pro Tools|HD, 80 terabytes of network storage, and a sizable stash of classic outboard gear and premium microphones. SnowGhost is also an independent music service that records and distributes both new and established artists.

The new Telefunken U47/48 Studio Set features the classic U47, which utilizes both cardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns, as well as the U48, which utilizes both cardioid and figure-8 polar patterns. The two mics combined provide a variety of recording techniques, including M-S stereo applications. The set also includes one dual-microphone power supply.

"Lately, we have been smitten using omni patterns in pop productions with our new Telefunken U47," commented producer/engineer and founder of SnowGhost, Brett Allen. "Fantastic space, and a sense of bass without the proximity. Of course if it's proximity you want, the cardioid pattern on the U47 can't be beat. Add a matched U48 to the equation, with the figure-8 pattern, and you have the ultimate mid-side combination. The U47/U48 M-S array stays set up on a starbird stand with wheels, so that we can roll it around for everything from piano to backing vocals, keeping a strong center image, with a choice of how much room to bring in."

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