One of my favorite small-diaphragm condenser mics ever, the KSM141 is recommended here as a stereo pair because it is of very high quality yet relatively affordable. Its switchable cardioid or omnidirectional patterns make it most useful in virtually any application, studio or live. You’ll need two, trust me.
The flexible KSM9 with switchable supercardioid/cardioid patterns is designed and marketed as a handheld vocal condenser mic, but is a whole lot more than that. There’s no reason why this mic shouldn’t be used anywhere around a drum kit or percussion setup, as well as on horns, ...read more