We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
This high-end large-diaphragm cardioid condenser inspired by the Ela M 251 has a serious pedigree, but how does it sound? Joe Albano put it to the test and was suitably impressed.
Following on from their first ever product back in 2005 the Rupert Neve Designs 5211 is a two-channel microphone preamplifier designed to provide a versatile front end to your audio signal path.
Antelope Audio's Edge Solo, Edge Duo, and Edge Quadro large-diaphragm condensers deliver pristine cardioid, multi-pattern and 360° recording with excellent vintage mic emulations.
Everything you need to know about microphones can be found in this AudioPedia course covering types, techniques, tips and tricks.
This microphone from Lewitt Audio has 8 switchable polar patterns for almost any recording task you can think of. But does it sound as good as it looks?
Record and monitor two lavalier mics at once with your iOS device thanks to the new SC6-L Mobile system from RØDE, which looks ideal for all kinds of mobile recording tasks.
The best way to shape your sounds is at the source and this unique, hand-crafted lo-fi microphone is an excellent way to do it, as Hollin Jones discovered.
This is a serious handheld mic for live performance, and now those living in the US can easily get their hands on one.
Samson's G Track Pro is a serious yet affordable USB microphone. Mat Vanacoro found out how it stood up against even weightier competition.
Home studios are great but there are many things a pro studio offers that are simply impossible to do in a smaller space. Rich Tozzoli shares his reasons for going pro...
Universal Audio have released a rather tasty and authentic Neve preamp sound in a simple two-knob plug-in. It's exclusively for UA audio interfaces and UAD-2 hardware.
Studio recording can be a minefield of sound leakage, ambient distractions and other unwanted interference. Here, Joe Albano shares his top tips for getting great isolation during audio capture.
The company behind the Starlight, Swiftshield and Origin are ploughing their own furrow, with a focus on quality, affordability and sound. We caught up with founder James Young.
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.