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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...

Perfect Your Mic Technique For Voiceover Recordings

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.

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...

Just What Is A Condenser Mic Anyway? Here's How It Works In Under 2 Minutes.

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.

Review: Aston Microphones Starlight

Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the world’s first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.

Recording and Production: Close-Miking Techniques

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.

Tips for Recording a Live Percussionist

Live percussion can add a lot to a recording session. Here are some tips to help you capture it as accurately as possible.

Lolly: The World's First Digital 3D Microphone For Smart Phones?

Melo Audio, creators of the excellent Tone Shifter 3, have turned their attention to innovative microphones. Lolly is a portable & easy-to-use digital 3D mic with adaptive recording for smart phones.

Mixing Snare Drums By Blending Multiple Microphones

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.

7 of the Top Studio Condenser Microphones When Budget Isn't an Issue

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?

Is Sphere The Future of Microphone Technology? Try Out The Plug-In For Free

It’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.

7 of the Best Pre Amps for Recording Engineers & Producers

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 Audio Introduce Solid State Vocal Condenser & Small Diaphragm Condenser Mics to Series Black

Lauten adds LA-220 Solid-state vocal condenser and LA-120 small diaphragm instrument pair to the "Series Black" microphone line aimed at budding (and budget?) recording musicians and producers.

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.

Aston Launch Custom Rycote Shock Mount (Hint: It's Purple)

The Aston Microphones Custom Rycote shock mount makes use of Rycote’s patented vibration-resistant Lyre mount and makes it easy to quickly mount all Aston microphones. And it's purple!