Excerpt: If you read my review of the Shure KSM141 last issue, you know that I rarely spend my own money on mics. Instead, I rely on the kindness of others for most of my transducing needs. The AT4050 is one mic I did actually buy, and it’s been my solitary “good mic” for years now. It seems many people mention this mic for vocals; but you know, I’ve never been too psyched anytime I’ve put it up in front of a singer. It always sounds “good”, but rarely sounds “right.
Audio Technica AT4040 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Pro Audio Review
9 February 2009
Excerpt: You can find them getting blasted by a Marshall stack in front of 20,000 screaming fans. You may also see them picking up the nuance of a jazz drummer's cymbal work in a premier recording facility. And, they are frequently the..