Also favored today is the Shure green bullet, which has been reissued in the last 10 years. There
are also harps made with peizo pickups in them, but they seem to be favored by the "technocrat"
crowd which sounds generic and unappealing to my ears.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Olhsson" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, July 02, 2007 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Blues harp amplified (was Re: [ARSCLIST] Is The Record Shop Dead?)
> -----Original Message-----
> From Tom Fine: "... if you want to sound anywhere
> remotely like Little Walter or his class of harp players, you gotta
> overdrive a tube amp and even
> overdrive your cheapo crystal microphone by cupping it close to the harp..."
> The classic sound is very specifically the Asiatic JT30 microphone plugged
> into a "tweed" Fender Champ or its Gibson equivalent from the same era. For
> many years the JT30 was the cheapest microphone available.
> Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
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