I’m Jen, JennyK to my bandmates. So, I’m the lyricist and vocalist in a melodic/prog-metal bank called Icarus Machine. It consists of me, Bill, Jordi, and recently Ben joined us on drums. We have produced two albums and we are right now working on an EP we call “Fragile”
This band and our music is what we love to do. It’s simply the most rewarding project I personally have been part of for a long time. We love what we do and we will keep writing songs and producing music even if this continues to be a zero-budget endeavour. As independent artists, all our costs come out of our own pockets. This is the nature of the beast -the music biz in a nutshell. 🙂
but as things go in any studio, big or small, gear fail or they leave much to be desired in quality. this time I find that my microphone, cheap to start with, is failing me. So I will need a replacement sooner rather than later. My desired microphone –if you are not into gear and stuff, don’t worry about it because it doesn’t matter- is A studio Projects condenser microphone. this is not a super high-end mic, but it’s something I have used before and one I truly love. It may cost around $350 on the low end, possibly as much as $500. I have not shopped around lately so I’m spitballing it, but that is the price range I’m aiming for, even if I end up with something different.
So, it’s simply that. I need this to keep recording vocals for not only Icarus Machine, but also for any other voice work I tend to do. I have a podcast, I would like to offer services as voice talent, I also work with other fantastic artists where I add vocals on their music.
Bottom line is, without a decent microphone I’m not able to do any of that, and that makes me into a miserable person. 😀
If you can help me out with this, you would be my hero forever! but seriously, it would make things easier and future releases will sound the way they are supposed to sound.
JennyK and Icarus Machine