Used for Parton's vocals on her RCA records, as mentioned in this *Recording ... more
Used for Parton's vocals on her RCA records, as mentioned in this Recording Magazine article.
When Dolly Parton recorded for RCA, with every jewel Neumann ever made available to her, she did her singing through a particular Electro-Voice RE15, because that was the one that was right. RCA kept it in a safe, with her name on it.
Used live since the Better Day Tour, as stated by monitor engineer Jason Glas... more
Used live since the Better Day Tour, as stated by monitor engineer Jason Glass in this September 2011 article from the official Countryman website.
Regardless of whether she’s performing at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles or O2 Arena in London, there’s one subtle but unmistakable constant—her use of the Isomax Headset microphone from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates. (...) Currently, there are two Countryman Isomax Headsets used onstage during the concert performances and Glass keeps several backup units ready—just in case. “I prefer the cardioid model’s pattern for lead and duet vocals,” says Glass. “We first started using the hypercardioid model in 2006, but we then switched to the cardioid pattern for the Better Day tour. It’s a bit more forgiving in terms of placement near the performer’s mouth.”
Used live as a vocal mic, as is visible in this photo of Parton. more
Used live as a vocal mic, as is visible in this photo of Parton.