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United Studio Technologies Announce UT FET47 Studio Mic
This new studio mic aims to bring the sound of a legendary classic to your productions at a significantly more accessible price. Here's the details...
Oct. 17, 2019
Choosing The Right Microphone For Your Studio: Mic Types
There can seem a bewildering array of mics out there but in truth, your choice comes down to a few key factors. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for choosing the right microphone.
Oct. 9, 2019
Pro Tools Drum Recording: Should You Use Close Or Distant Mics?
By blending close and distant mics when recording drums you can get complete control over the depth and tone of your drum sound. Learn how in this video.
Sep. 27, 2019
Watch How To Set Up Your Podcast Microphone Recording System
Mic types, which stand to choose and how to prevent plosives are just some of the techniques explained in this short video on setting up your podcast system.
Sep. 22, 2019
Antelope Edge Family Modeling Mics Review
Antelope's Edge family of mics offers huge flexibility, with mic modelling, variable pattern control and much more. Joe Albano put them to the test and here's what he found.
Feb. 20, 2019
Sound Design Tricks: Using Finger Mics
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.
Feb. 22, 2018
Recording Techniques: Understanding Mic Patterns & Applications
Microphones come with many different polar patterns and understanding these can be key to getting a great recording. Joe Albano breaks down which ones to use, and when.
Feb. 21, 2017
Dynamic vs Condenser Microphones: Conventional Wisdom Examined
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.
May. 1, 2016
6 Things to Consider When Purchasing Your Next Condenser Microphone
So you're looking to buy a new condenser microphone? Hold on... here's six things you should consider before you part with your hard earned cash.
Feb. 22, 2016
Review: Royer R-121 Studio Ribbon Microphone
There's lots of microphones for capturing good quality sound in a studio or project studio environment, but how does the Royer R-121 ribbon mic stand up? Sara Simms puts it to the test.
May. 29, 2015
Review: sE Electronics SPACE, the Ultimate Acoustic Isolator for Recording Musicians?
7 years since sE released their popular portable reflection filter which made recording audio clean and dry in almost any space, sE are back with SPACE. Hollin Jones gives it a thorough workout.
Jul. 14, 2014
Microphones, Part 3: A Guide to Ribbon Microphones
In part 3/3 of this popular series exploring the ins and outs of microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines what makes ribbon microphones sound fantastic. [Includes video demo too].
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Jun. 18, 2014
5 Essential Vocal Recording Tips
The old adage GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) is arguably most important when recording vocals for your music productions. In this article Joe Albano shares 5 essential tips for recording good vocals.
Apr. 10, 2014
Microphones, Part 2: A Guide to Condenser Mics
In part 2 of this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of condenser microphones and how and what they are best suited for when recording.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Mar. 19, 2014
Review: M-Audio Pulsar II
A high-quality matched-pair of stereo microphones for just $199 US? Really? What's the catch? How do the M-Audio Pulsar IIs perform against mics four times their price? Joe Albano finds out.
Feb. 4, 2014
A Guitarist's Guide to Microphones and EQ
Victor Mason has years of hands-on experience when it comes to working with ways to get good guitar recordings. In this article he discusses using multiple mics, placement, re-amping and more.
Dec. 9, 2011
Setting up your Vocal Talent to Record in front of a Microphone!
There are literally hundreds of documents out there giving detailed descriptions of how close the mouth should be from the microphone, how close the pop filter should be from the microphone, and what
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 8, 2011
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