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Old 08-22-2020, 09:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Try to find a mic


I was going to buy the Rode NT-USB since I like to create rap songs, but then I saw the Audio Technica AT2020 XLR with the Behringer UM2 as the interface audio for aprox. the same price, and I was wondering what's the better option. My voice is very deep, and I heard that the Rode is better for men voices, don't know if that's true.

I would be very thankful if someone could help me to choose ^^
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Old 08-27-2020, 02:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi, in my opinion there is no significant difference between that mics. I could only recommend to make some acustic adjustments in your room. That mics are not very good quality but if you have a proper space/room with no fixed waves and separated from the outside you will be satisfied with results.
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Old 04-01-2021, 01:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Whats your budget ?
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Old 04-21-2021, 05:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Need Beats as rapper?

Most USB mics are not the best. The AT2020 or even the 2035 have done me well when recording in my room. And definitely look into acoustic treatment for your room.

What kind of rap music are you making?
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Old 05-19-2021, 01:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I wouldn't buy a USB mic because I have an audio interface and often record with more than one mic. I realize a USB mic may be all you need for lots of music stuff like hip hop, but it is still my impression that the best use case is not music production, but rather twitch streaming and podcasts and the like.

If you get an audio interface and an XLR mic of some sort, it'll be a little more streamlined for you once you wanna record from an extra mic or two.
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