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.
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?
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.
A careful blend of encouragement and tough love can be required if your vocalist turns up poorly prepared. Here are some tips to get them up to speed and get the best take possible.
Are you using your pop filter as effectively as possible? Here's a live action video explaining how to set it up correctly for different kinds of vocal performance.
It’s not just singing that people record – voiceover is an integral part of all kinds of media workflows too. Here are five ways you can improve your VO recordings.
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.
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?
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.
DPA incorporates new gooseneck accessory and MicroDot Preamplifier to create wireless solution ideal for live music applications.
If you're looking for an affordable microphone lavalier solution which are lightweight, plugs directly into your iOS device and has decent sound pickup, the iRig Mic Lav's might be for you.
Blue Microphones tell us that the world’s most versatile tube mic system, Blue’s flagship Bottle microphone features in the Bottle Mic Locker , along with four of Blue’s interchangeable capsules.
A common question for recording musicians and engineers is whether to use a dynamic or condenser microphone. In this article, Joe Albano explores conventional advice to see whether they hold true.
If you're a vocalist or a producer working with a vocalist, these five tips are designed to help bring out the vocalist's muse and therefore release the performance you're looking for.