Tired of using an SM58? Looking for something different? Enter the Telefunken M80, a dynamic handheld microphone. It looks fairly similar… Maybe you could use it instead of that boring old SM58. But how does it sound? Let’s get into it.
When it comes to recording just about anything, having a high-quality preamp is paramount. Whether you’re a bedroom pop producer or a veteran audio engineer, investing in a solid preamp is crucial if you want to take your recordings to the next level.
Understanding the different types of microphone polar patterns and how to apply them is crucial when choosing the right microphone, whether you’re recording vocals, guitars, or a full orchestra.
Tierra Audio has made a name for itself by promoting sustainable methods of production and using recyclable materials in its products. The New Twenties microphone follows suit, made of stainless steel and aluminum, with a case made out of bamboo.
I’ve been more or less impressed with what Tierra has come out with, but I’m curious to see how this microphone scales up. Let’s get started.
Microphone gain is one of the most critical aspects to keep account of when recording. Without it, your mic would be virtually useless. But what exactly is gain and how does it work? Let’s dive in.
Today, we’ll be reviewing the Neumann U 87 Ai condenser microphone. This is the updated version of the original U 87, which had its debut in 1967.
The original U 87 is one of the most sought-after and acclaimed microphones to ever grace the recording studio. Their popularity has made them a little hard to come by, so Neumann has updated the design and come out with a more modern addition (probably to keep appearances up).