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GEAR REVIEW: Ear Trumpet Labs Louise Microphone

Ear Trumpet Labs Louise Microphone – $499 PROS: Well made, consistently great sound quality. CONS: Slightly expensive, retro design might that not be for everyone. Ear Trumpet Labs blend the old school aesthetic with modern construction and electronics. Back in January 2013, we got to check out their Edwina condenser microphone (and loved it). Now […]Read More »

GEAR TEST: Putting Audio-Technica’s Wireless Camera-Mount Systems Through Their Paces

I always lament how frustrating it is to get a quick setup for a basic video interview. So when I was given the opportunity to take a test run of the Audio-Technica System 10 camera mount wireless mic setups, I was excited to see if it might be the solution to a simplified, dynamic rig. […]Read More »

MUST WATCH: Understanding Mic Specifications – Part 4 – Electrical Output

Our friends at Shure have a helpful video series up on YouTube that all musicians and pro audio users should watch. Next up in the series is a helpful clip that outlines the basics to understanding the electrical output of microphones and how that relates to sound.Read More »

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 »

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