Live Mics

SHURE BLX24/B58 Handheld Wireless System Review

Wireless systems used to be complicated, and at times the sound quality suffered; Shure’s new BLX system has solved those issues, with a simple, easy-to-use unit. Connect the receiver to the PA system, turn on the mic, select a channel, and sing away. The receiver is quite small, and the controls and display are so […]Read More »

Audio-Technica AT2020+ USB Condenser Microphone

PROS: Quality construction and sound, easy to use. CONS: Included tripod is a bit flimsy. PRICE: $149 Since USB devices have become standard, a lot of companies have flocked to use this technology in recording; with the AT2020+ USB mic, Audio-Technica has merged their industry-standard sound with home studio ease. Construction-wise, it’s robust, with a nice […]Read More »

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Extend the Life of Your Gear

A little bit of knowledge about care, use and preventive maintenance can extend the life and maximize the performance of the gear you already own. Shure’s Bill Ostry shares tips that will preserve your equipment and your budget. Wired Microphones   1. Keep windscreens on vocal mics clean and unclogged – clogged windscreens can reduce […]Read More »

GEAR REVIEW: Electro-Voice RE320 Microphone

If you have a studio, then I’m sure you’re familiar with the standard microphones that have been used for decades, and that are well known for their respective applications. The new Electro-Voice RE320 is one you’ll want to get familiar with. It incorporates their “Variable D” technology, which in laypersons terms means when you move […]Read More »

GEAR GUIDE: Wireless Microphones

    Intro Once thought of as a luxury ticket item only available and affordable by major artists – a high-quality, clear, dependable wireless rig is now more accessible than ever. Popular among DJs, MCs, pop artists, houses of worship and with energetic performers for obvious reasons, wireless microphone systems have clearly apparent benefits with some not […]Read More »

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