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MOTU 8PRE-ES Audio Interface With 8 Mic Inputs Now Shipping

MOTU's new 8PRE-ES professional audio interface offers 8 microphone inputs, control room features, dual-LCD screen, ultra-low latency and so much more.

Sound Design Tricks: Using Finger Mics

A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.

Review: Earthworks QTC 50 Omnidirectional Microphone

Earthworks' QTC50 omnidirectional mic delivers a detailed and open sound, perfect for capturing sounds with no coloration. Rich Tozzoli uses his every single day...

Review: Sennheiser MK 4 USB Microphone

USB mics can sometimes sacrifice quality for convenience, but that's not the case with Sennheiser's latest portable. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

Review: Aston Spirit Microphone

Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...

Assembling a Small Microphone Closet on a Budget

When choosing a microphone or mic collection for your studio, how do you know which route to take? Joe Albano shares his experience and offers up some wise words...

Focusrite Introduce New Clarett OctoPre With AIR Mic Pres

Offering eight ‘Air’–enabled mic pres plus 192 kHz A–D/D–A Focusrite tell us their OctoPre is the ideal I/O expansion kit for Clarett or any interface with ADAT I/O.

Are You A Microphone Snob? Not Sure Which Studio Vocal Microphone To Choose? Watch This.

The large diaphragm condenser microphone is the most common choice for vocal recording. But do you NEED to spend a fortune? Joe Albano explores the mic choices that won't necessarily bankrupt you.

Black Lion Audio Releases Auteur MKII Preamps

The new Auteur MKII preamp circuitry from Black Lion Audio offers detail and nuance along with vintage vibe, available in two-channel, half-rack 1RU or single-channel 500 series configurations.

PreSonus Unveils Next-Generation DigiMax DP88 Preamp / Converter

Featuring an analog signal path with 118 dB digital conversion and 8 digitally controlled XMAX mic preamps (amongst other features), the PreSonus DigiMax DP88 looks to reinvent the DigiMax series.

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Lav Brings “Broadcast Quality” Audio and DaisyChaining to Mobile

IK Multimedia's new iRig Mic Lav mobile lavalier mirophone is out. And IK tells us you can chain two together, monitor them all on you mobile device. IK Multimedia's press release has more info.

Review: Blue Bottle Rocket Mic Locker

If you'd like a studio condenser microphone with a raft of interchangeable capsules for a multitude of possible sounds when recording, then Blue Mic's Bottle Rocket Mic Locker might be for you.

Black Lion Audio Introduces New Auteur MKII Mic Pre

The first edition of the Black Lion Audio Auteur microphone preamp became a solid choice for studios for many years. Find out how Black Lion have improved the Auteur MKII mi pre below.

Audient ASP800 8-Channel Mic Pre & ADC Now Shipping

The Audient ASP800, is their new, eight-channel mic pre & ADC. The good news? It's now shipping worldwide and is available at all Audient dealers. And this bit of kit is worth checking out.

TASCAM Celesonic US-20x20: Multichannel Audio Interface, Mic Pre & Mixer

Tascam's new 20-channel single rack USB 3.0 audio interface, Celesonic 20x20 includes high-end features like ADAT and S/PDIF connection, 56 dB headroom, word clock and 192kHz sample rate support.