Ping & the Bold Microphone


Ping Xu is…difficult to describe. A meditative guide. A certified hypnotherapist. A poet. A joyful free spirit. She's just Ping.

Last week Ping came to the studio for her first recording session. As is standard practice with an artist I haven't worked with before, I tried several microphones on her voice. One of them was the Mojave MA-200 which I described to Ping as having a "bold" sound. I hit record and, to my amazement, she spun 4 minutes of meditative poetry on the subject of speaking boldly. I have never witnessed  a mic check like this before!