depending on the music- and of course the accordion ;) this is what has been working for me-
i work with Jeff Taylor also- just had him here friday- the music stylings are more in the Counting Crows sonic range-
we put up a Mojave ma200…"
"I've used a stereo ribbon, the AEA R88 I believe, and had great results. The accordion was in a great room (the piano room at the Tracking Room. It gave you a great feeling that you were right next to the player in the control room."
"Thanks for the info. I ended up using the KSM44's spaced apart with the right hand mic'd on the grill. The player was not using the buttons on the left hand so that was not an issue. Again, thanks for the advice!"
"Well I'm sure your mics are fine. I'm from Scotland, UK and there are loads of accordions here. The biggest problem is, the left hand end moves but generally the top moves more than the bottom. Therefore, I'd suggest keeping the left…"