I’ll start this review with the conclusion that the Element is a total success, that easily outperforms microphones that cost double and even triple the price. There, I’ve said it. There will be mic elitists out there who doubt the capabilities of such an accessible tool and while they are correct that a high-end valve mic may produce slightly more pleasing results, the differences will be obvious to only a very few. So, what makes the Element so good?
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KING OF THE LANE!
Ledley King wheels away in celebration with his defensive partner Michael Dawson after netting our second goal in the 5-1 victory over Aston Villa on 1 May, 2005 – much to the delight of our fans behind the goal!.
I cannot tell you how much myself and the team have been looking forward to this moment. Ever since I was given the opportunity to take on the role of Interim Head Coach, this is one of the dates I have been looking forward to in the diary – to lead the team in front of our fans again.