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Aston Mics Unveil Stealth - 4 Professional Mics For Studio And Stage In One
Aston's latest mic has 4 switchable voices, phantom power autodetect and built-in preamp. It could be the only mic you ever need - and the price may surprise you...
Dec. 18, 2018
The Accessories Your Recording Microphones Will Thank You For
We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
Dec. 13, 2018
Review: Roswell Pro Audio Colares Microphone
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.
Nov. 12, 2018
Rupert Neve Designs Debuts 5211 Two Channel Mic Preamp
Following on from their first ever product back in 2005 the Rupert Neve Designs 5211 is a two-channel microphone preamplifier designed to provide a versatile front end to your audio signal path.
Oct. 16, 2018
"AudioPedia 106: Microphones" Is Everything Producers Need To Know About Mics
Everything you need to know about microphones can be found in this AudioPedia course covering types, techniques, tips and tricks.
Sep. 16, 2018
Review: Lewitt LCT 441 FLEX
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?
Sep. 5, 2018
Review: Wasaphone Pipe And Slippers Lo-Fi Microphone
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.
Jun. 20, 2018
Interview: Aston Microphones
The company behind the Starlight, Swiftshield and Origin are ploughing their own furrow, with a focus on quality, affordability and sound. We caught up with founder James Young.
Feb. 25, 2018
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...
Feb. 14, 2018
Review: Aston Spirit Microphone
Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...
Dec. 13, 2017
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...
Dec. 3, 2017
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.
May. 11, 2017
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
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