"Big Mick" Hughes In the 21st Century

Jones, Sarah
November 2007
Mix;Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p88
An interview with Mick Hughes, the sound engineer of heavy metal band Metallica, is presented. When asked about the kind of microphone that vocalist James Hetfield is using, Hughes says that all of the band members are using Audio Technica AE5400 microphones. As for the voice of Hetfield, he believes that Hetfield has a really powerful voice with a hugely dynamic microphone technique.


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