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91 posts
Jan 07, 2018
3:25 PM
Does anyone know which mic Duster Bennett used and how he attached it to his harp holder?
Ben Bennett
1 post
Jan 10, 2018
1:29 AM

Not first hand knowledge, but going by an article in Melody Maker (Aug 1970), he used an AKG D109 'Throat' mic. I think he made the attachment clip himself.

Just recently, video footage has been made available (Roger Trowbridge - 'Playing the thing'), being interviewed by Chris Morphet in 1972 and live video of three tracks. You can see some good close-ups of the mic and harness.

Well worth checking out - Search Vimeo - Duster Bennett Playing the Thing.

Not sure if the below link will work:

Best wishes,

Ben Bennett
2 posts
Jan 10, 2018
5:20 AM

Duster Bennett Interviewed 1972 for Playing The Thing from Roger Trobridge on Vimeo.

93 posts
Jan 11, 2018
9:22 PM
Thanks Ben.

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