October 2016

Microphones

ARTICLES

Recording: Going Mobile

March 28, 2016
Configured with the right accessories and apps, today’s smartphones, tablets, and laptops let you track virtually anywhere you happen to be. Here’s what you need to know.
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Recording Roundup 2016

November 30, 2015
There’s never been a better time to record guitar. Here’s a look at the newest toys out there.
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Blue Microphones Announces the Hummingbird

April 24, 2015
A unique pivoting head enables free range of motion for fast and precise positioning.
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CAD Audio Expands Line of CADLive Mics

April 6, 2015
A quartet of mics for nearly any musical situation.
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Tascam Unveils the Trackpack 2x2

March 3, 2015
Included in the bundle is Tascam’s US-2x2 USB audio interface, TM-80 studio condenser microphone with shockmount, TH-02 headphones, and Cakewalk SONAR X3 LE and Ableton Live Lite 9 DAW software.
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Focusrite Introduces the Scarlett Solo Studio Pack

November 17, 2014
Everything a singer-songwriter needs to start recording.
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String Swing Updates Stagehand Drink Holder

July 30, 2014
The Wisconsin shop reveals the most versatile & affordable product of its kind in the market.
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DIY: How to Mic Your Acoustic Like a Pro

May 12, 2014
Nashville producer Bryan Clark and guitarist Adam Fluhrer explain and demonstrate four essential mic techniques for capturing the sound of your shimmering acoustic.
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The Recording Guitarist: Two Mics Are (Sometimes) Better than One

March 12, 2014
Recording your amp with multiple mics can add magic and mystery—or kill your tone dead.
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DIY: How to Mic Your Amp for Stellar Tone

February 25, 2014
See and hear various configurations of dynamic, large diaphragm, and ribbon mics recorded through a studio console, and compare the tones between different mic types and positions.
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PreSonus Introduces AudioBox Stereo Recording Kit

December 3, 2013
This system includes a USB interface, HD7 monitoring headphones, and a pair of small-diaphragm condenser microphones.
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The Road Guitarist's Studio

April 15, 2013
This month, we’re going to focus on mic’ing guitar cabinets in the studio, but keep in mind that much of the info can be applied to the stage as well.
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Studio Legends: Bil VornDick

March 11, 2013
Engineer/Producer Bil VornDick, the master of recording acoustic guitar, shares his secrets.
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NAMM '13 - L.R. Baggs Lyric Acoustic Mic Demo

February 23, 2013
PG is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Charles Saufley visits the L.R. Baggs booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the L.R. Baggs' Lyric Acoustic Microphone.
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Blue Microphones Announces the Nessie Adaptive USB Microphone

January 17, 2013
Nessie adapts in real time, applying professional studio processing, combined with a built- in pop filter and internal shockmount to produce expertly finished sound, without the need for additional mixing or editing.
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L.R. Baggs Introduces the Lyric Acoustic Microphone

January 16, 2013
Nipomo, CA (January 16, 2012) – There''s no argument that a mic is the best way to capture the sound of an acoustic guitar, but until now, using a
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SKB Releases Custom Sennheiser EW Series Mic Case

December 26, 2012
These cases are molded of ultra-high-strength polypropylene copolymer resin, featuring a gasketed, water and dust proof, submersible design (MIL-C-4150J) that is resistant to corrosion and impact damage.
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CAD Introduces MH510 Headphones

December 12, 2012
MH510 headphones produce a wide frequency response (10Hz – 24kHz) with extended lows, smooth mids and articulate, life-like highs for accurate and natural reproduction.
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Blue Microphones Introduces the Mikey Digital

October 5, 2012
A plug-and-play stereo microphone that directly connects to iPhone and iPad
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