Sennheiser MD 421

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Commonly placed on toms, this unique cardioid dynamic works nicely on most drums of all types, as it reaches low frequency-wise and provides users a five-position bass roll-off switch. It sounds great on guitar cabinets, too. After all these years, the jury is still out the usefulness of its mic clip, yet it remains the same today. I’m always happy to use the MD 421 on most any backline sound source, and vocals, too.

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