PA Speakers: Active or Passive?

When looking for a small or portable PA system, one of the choices you need to make is whether to get passive or active/powered…

Easy Home Studio Soundproofing

by Pablo Bellinghausen – If you make music at home and you are worried about your neighbours complaining – or conversely, if you have noisy neighbours and…

5″ Studio Monitors Comparison

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Most musicians and budding producers getting into their craft will at some point require small, yet great-sounding studio monitors in…

NAMM 2017: Top 5 New Audio Products

The National Association of Music Merchants Trade Show (or NAMM, as it is usually called) has for years been the biggest yearly event in…

Audio Connections: The 7 Deadly Sins

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Basic wiring in the consumer world  is usually as easy as using any lead with the right plug at either end,…

Great All-Rounder Pro Headphones

Even though there are headphones at all price ranges, it is often hard to recommend great models without ending up paying the eye-watering prices that…

Analogue Cabling: Signal Types

by Pablo Bellinghausen – In this article we will be looking at the different types of analogue signal, as well as the right cables to use for…

The Top Live Vocal Mics

These are tough times for musicians, but having a good-sounding and dependable microphone does not have to cost the world. Actually, since most singers…

Analogue Cabling: The Basics

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Analogue audio connections are an aspect of pro audio to which many give little thought, but can

SM58 50th Anniversary

Shure is introducing an anniversary model of its most popular microphone, the SM58, to celebrate its 50th year. The world’s most popular microphone, has…