Some typical applications for the KSM32 are listed below. Microphone use, however, is a matter of personal taste. The KSM32 may be used for a variety of applications other than those listed.
Voice — solo, background, voice-over, broadcasting
Acoustic instruments — such as piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings
Wind instruments — brass and woodwind
Low frequency instruments — such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum
Overhead miking — drums or percussion
Ensembles — choral or orchestral
Room ambiance pick-up — guitar amplifier or drums