Best Studio Mics

Learn more about studio microphones from Performer’s team of experts. Articles in this section focus on the latest microphones for your home studio, how to build a mic locker, microphone reviews, the difference between dynamic and condenser microphones, as well as general microphone techniques and recording tips.

Some of our most popular articles about studio microphones are below:

Try This Fun and Cheap DIY Home Studio Upgrade: The Transformerless SM57 Mod

Shure MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone Review

Lauten Audio LA-320 Review

Check out a vintage Shure SM-57

Earthworks SR20 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Review

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  • Mojave MA-50 Review

    Let’s see how the Mojave Audio MA-50 Condenser Microphone stacks up against the competition.  Mojave is a sister company to Royer Labs, one of the premier...

  • Lauten Audio LA-320 Review

    The Lauten Audio LA-320 Large-Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone is simply excellent: well built, great price and quality sound.  Getting a nice, warm sound with DAWs has always been...

  • FLASHBACK: 1950’s AKG C-24 Stereo Condenser Microphone

    Performer Takes a Look Back at the 1950’s AKG C-24 Stereo Condenser Microphone Vintage AKG C-24 Stereo Condenser Microphone History The AKG C-24 is a stereo condenser microphone....

  • MY FAVORITE MICS With Mr. Lif 

    MY FAVORITE MICS With Mr. Lif  Boston born and raised, Mr. Lif is one of the original members of the indie hip-hop movement known as Definitive Jux...

  • Check out a vintage Shure SM-57

    FLASHBACK: Vintage Shure SM-57 YEARS MANUFACTURED 1965 – Present (Shure is still making them pretty perfect) BACKGROUND The SM57 (SM stands for Studio Mic) was...