Microphones

WATCH: Audio-Technica Presents "How to Mic A Zombie"

Zombies exist solely in the realm of fiction — or DO they? Audio-Technica thinks it better to be safe than sorry. Surviving in a zombie apocalypse relies on preparedness in every aspect of life — even microphone technique. In this spooky video, Audio-Technica teaches you “How to Mic a Zombie.” Sit back, enjoy, and remember […]Read More »

Blue Microphones Mikey Digital Microphone Review

Blue Microphones Mikey Digital Microphone with Lightning Connector – $99 PROS: Small, easy to use, great sounds, plenty of applications for media geeks and musicians. CONS: None. PRICE: $99 Apple’s portable devices have set the standard for being a multi-tool for musicians. Accessory companies have followed, and Blue Microphones have joined in, bringing superior sound […]Read More »

WATCH NOW: Understanding Mic Specs Part 3 - Polar Pattern

Our friends at Shure have a helpful video series up on YouTube that all musicians and pro audio users should watch. Next up is a helpful clip that outlines the basics to understanding microphone specs and polar patterns, answering the age old question: when the heck would I use an omnidirectional mic vs. a unidirectional […]Read More »

WATCH: Why do microphones sound different? Understanding mic specs part 2 of 2

Our friends at Shure have a helpful video series up on YouTube that all musicians and pro audio users should watch. Next up is a helpful clip that outlines the basics to understanding microphone specs and frequency response, answering the age old question: why do mics sound different from each other? Watch it below and […]Read More »

WATCH: A Musician's Guide to Understanding Mic Specifications

Our friends at Shure have a helpful video series up on YouTube that all musicians and pro audio users should watch. First up is a helpful clip that outlines the basics to understanding microphone specs and operating principles. Watch it below and let us know what you think in the comments.Read More »

Performer’s Ultimate Guide to Microphone Selection

Many microphones have been talked about as if they have this mystical ability to enhance performances, as if they can transform a crappy guitar into a handcrafted masterpiece or a mediocre vocalist into a diva.  Is this true?  Should you plunk down a few grand on a vintage Neumann U-87?  Or will a Chinese-manufactured knock-off […]Read More »

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