One Mic Stand
Here are links to the microphones mentioned in the article and good for the one mic texhnique:
- The Single-Mic Technique For Music Reinforcement by by Bruce Bartlett, Crown International
- Historical and Technical Aspects of the Single Microphone Bluegrass Technique
You Control Your Sound
With a single mic setup you are your own sound man. You mix your own sound. You are not at the mercy of some random sound guy not familiar with your music. You simply control your sound by your proximity to the mic on stage. Louder, move in. Quieter, move out.
Band and Artists Using a One Mic Setup
- Boulder Acoustic Society
I Boulder Acoustic Society the perform at the the 2007 New York Uke Fest using this set up and the sound was great. The where pros at moving in and out to control the sound.
- Tripping Lily
I saw Tripping Lily perform at the the 2009 New York Uke Fest using this set up and the sound was great. Another band that has mastered the moving in and out to control the sound.
- Del Ray
Del Rey is a blues and ragtime singer (and occasional songwriter), guitarist and ukulele player. Starting with classical music at the age of 4, she was transfixed by her first blues album and played blues and jazz ever since. She was influenced by the blues musicians Sam Chatmon, Bo Carter and Memphis Minnie. Del Rey lives in Seattle, Washington and tours internationally.