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    How critical is it that a pair of SD's be matched?

    I've been recording my Martin dread with a single KM184 but have been thinking two-mic techniques to get a "bigger" picture of the guitar's sound. One option is to get another KM184 but it wouldn't be a "matched pair". Does that make much of a difference? Any thoughts regarding recording with...
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    Best mic for a Martin dread

    I know there will be differing opinions on this, but if you could only have ONE mic to capture the nuance and richness of a higher end Martin dread, what would it be? Bear in mind for home studio use, not a pro studio. I play "new acoustic" music - think Tony Rice (in style/genre, not...
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    Best way to raise my LUFS Integrated level...

    I record acoustic guitar and mandolin exclusively. When I track the individual parts at the loosely recommended -14db to -18db level, the Integrated LUFS level on the Master Stereo track ends up being in the -20s. I've heard/read that YT and the streaming platforms want -14 and will manipulate...
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    Suggestions for improving my recording space...

    Unfortunately, I am NOT able to devote and set up a room exclusively for recording. Given that limitation, I'm curious if there are things, if any, I can do to improve use of my space for recording (gobos, where in the room I place my mic(s), which way I face, etc.)? I've included a photo, but...
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