When you're sitting in session after session watching guitarists mic up their amps you pick up a few tricks! Now imagine applying those micing techniques to your synths... G.W. shows you how.
RÃ¸de are well known for their high-quality microphones. So, we decided to put the RÃ¸de Reporter to the test at a big trade show, Musikmesse. Hollin Jones finds out how it performs for interviews.
Blue tell us the new Hummingbird microphone features a precisely tuned capsule for ultra-fast transient response and high-SPL handling along with a 180 degree rotating head for perfect placement.
Tascam tell us the new TM-80 studio condenser microphone brings the big studio sound at a price anyone can afford. It's internal circuitry is designed for low noise and distortion too...
If you're looking for a microphone to attach to a pair of Master & Dynamic headphones, then your first port of call will probably be their Boom Mic. Hollin Jones finds out just how well it performs.
Tascam have a new USB recording audio interface solution in a neat 2x2 package with a mic and headphones, Ableton Live Lite 9 and SONAR X3 LE, all for less than $200.
If you're a sucker for vintage looking microphones (who isn't?) but want modern electronics inside, then Ear Trumpet's new Evelyn studio stereo microphone will get your juices flowing.
The new microphone from Blue is a Cardioid condenser capsule based on the heralded Blue Bottle B1 capsule with a 180 degree rotating head to make repositioning it a breeze. Here's our video from NAMM.
The latest release from Black Lion Audio is a single-channel microphone preamp in the style of an API 312A for under $550 USD with "more gain" and "lower noise". Curious? We are too!
Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's five types of hardware/gear every self-respecting sound designer should be armed with.
USB microphones often get bad press for being... well USB. So Matt Vanacoro was pleased to discover how the SL6000 USB proved to be versatile and good-sounding for voice over applications.
Looking for a highly portable microphone to chuck on to your iPhone and transform it into an excellent field recorder? Zoom's iQ6 could be just what you're looking for. Matt Vanacoro gets recording.
There are lots of mics available for iOS devices... 24 bit/96 kHz recorders are not new'¦ but how many offer exceptional noise reduction? Keith Crusher puts the RÃ˜DE iXY through its paces.
Fact: Bad sound can ruin a great video. That's why sE Electronics have created the ProMic Laser. Hollin Jones discovers whether this improves the recorded sound from a DSLR.
VocoPro has launched a new 8 channel UHF wireless microphone system, the UHF 8900, featuring customisable frequencies.