Daniel Shores / Sono Luminus

“The silky and transparent sound of the N8 makes it the perfect microphone for recording acoustic music. The N8’s almost crystalline quality allows you to forget the microphone is even there. The detail allows the instruments to speak fully, clearly, and most importantly, sounds like what you are hearing in the room.”

“Regarding the [R84A], it has become one of our regular “go-to” microphones. The natural sound and rich character has allowed us to use them as solo microphones on everything from violin, cello, piano, lutes, harpsichord, percussion as well as orchestral spot microphones, and they always deliver the sound of the instrument as I expect to hear it. I have also incorporated our five [R84As] into the 5-channel layer of our immersive recordings.”

– Daniel Shores

Dan Shores is an audio engineer and three-time Grammy nominee. Shores heads the Sono Luminus record label and is a part-time adjunct professor at Shenandoah University where he teaches classes on remote recording and surround sound.
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