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Subject: [Leica] Other Cool Prewar German Gear (M7 of a different sort)
From: luisripoll at (Luis Ripoll)
Date: Fri Apr 7 14:11:19 2006

Hi Bob, I find it is an excellent picture
Saludos desde Barcelona
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[]En nombre de
bob palmieri
Enviado el: viernes, 07 de abril de 2006 17:40
Asunto: [Leica] Other Cool Prewar German Gear (M7 of a different sort)

Y'all -

So I was in New York again playing guitar on a recording and I swore I
wasn't gonna snap on the session (music too complicated, requiring what
mental powers I can still access to deal with all the Little Black

However, when my parts were done the artist asked if I would come in
the next day to help with the recording of the saxophone parts.  Long
story short, none of the mics were sounding good so I leaned on the
engineer to dig around for anything we hadn't tried.  He found this old
Neumann (an M7, I believe, maybe from the '30's or 40's) which turned
out to be the clear winner.  The sax player thought that the mic was
such a significant part of the sound that he wanted a shot taken with
it for the CD (Canon 20D w/50mm 1.8 Canon):

This version seems to over-emphasize the mic, but the art director and
the artist like it, so it will be... I do like the rendering quality in

Bob Palmieri

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