Comparing Earthworks PianoMic™ to Neumann on Piano

Jazz pianist Dan Delaney and Engineer and Costa Mesa Studios owner Nick Fainbarg teamed up to share their favorite technique for miking piano.

First you will hear the Earthworks PM40.

Fainbarg then switches to M/S configuration to compare with a Neumann M149 and vintage U87.

The audio presented is the audio from the mic preamps themselves, without eq or effects.

Check out the video below to hear the Earthworks PM40 in studio.