Earthworks' QTC50 omnidirectional mic delivers a detailed and open sound, perfect for capturing sounds with no coloration. Rich Tozzoli uses his every single day...
See how to position yourself and your mic to get the best results when recording voiceover. Then, explore how to edit the results for a great voice track.
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...
If you've ever been baffled by the terminology of the pro audio world, our AudioPedia series is here to make it crystal clear. In this short video, Joe Albano gets to grips with condenser mics.
Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the worldâ€™s first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Close miking is a core skill for recording all kinds of sources from guitar and drums through to keyboards and vocals. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of this technique.
Live percussion can add a lot to a recording session. Here are some tips to help you capture it as accurately as possible.
Melo Audio, creators of the excellent Tone Shifter 3, have turned their attention to innovative microphones. Lolly is a portable & easy-to-use digital 3DÂ mic with adaptive recording for smart phones.
Before you reach for your EQ and compression plugins to shape the sound of your snare drum consider adjusting the character by using multiple microphones and mixing those. It's a powerful way.
Planning a recording session? Here's 7 of the most popular studio condenser microphones that most producers and engineers covet and yearn for. Do you agree?
Itâ€™s an impossible question to answer outright, but judging by user reactions the new Townsend Sphere L22 mic and plug-in system could be the most advanced mic modelling system to date.
The key to getting a good recording is not only dependent on the microphone you use. The preamp can have a major impact too. Here's seven of the best mic pre's for recording musicians and engineers.
Lauten adds LA-220 Solid-state vocal condenser and LA-120 small diaphragm instrument pair to the "Series Black" microphone lineÂ aimed at budding (and budget?) recording musicians and producers.
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.
The Aston Microphones Custom Rycote shock mount makes use of Rycoteâ€™s patented vibration-resistant Lyre mount and makes it easy to quickly mount all Aston microphones. And it's purple!