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Rode PodMic USB review: Good, but that’s it

These days, it seems as though podcasts are one of the most ubiquitous forms of entertainment around. Enter the Rode PodMic USB, yet another solution to help folks share their own stories and thoughts for hours at a time. Let’s take a deeper look at this microphone, and see if it can help you garner an audience.

The 7 best USB microphones for vocals and music recording 2023

USB microphones aren’t very different from your standard mic, except for the fact that they contain within them a dedicated preamp as well as an analog-to-digital converter. This makes them incredibly convenient, simple, and portable, as you only need one connection.

Shure Beta 58A review

Most of you are probably familiar with the iconic SM58, but perhaps less of you are aware of the Beta 58A. The series originally came out in the 80s, before Shure decided to make some slight updates and alterations to the design around 1996.

In this review, I’ll be taking a look at the Beta 58A and what it has to offer.

AKG Ara review

In this review, I’ll be taking a look at a new USB microphone from AKG – the Ara. USB microphones tend to be catered towards podcasters, but I’m curious to see if the Ara can hold its own in music recording. Let’s take a look.

Manley Reference Silver review

Manley has been operating since the late 80s, and has always held an amazing reputation in the industry as one of the most reliable and impressive boutique manufacturers around.

In this review, I’ll be taking a look at a slightly newer model from the company, a tube condenser named the Reference Silver. I don’t want to waste much time so let’s get into it.

Neumann KMS 105 review

Neumann is one of the most renowned manufacturers in the music industry. The company’s catalog comprises some of the most coveted and regarded microphones in the history of recording technology.

In this article, I’ll be taking a look at the KMS 105, a handheld microphone that first hit the shelves around the turn of the millennium. Let’s get started.