Audio Masterclass,

Microphones: Frequency Response

by Pablo Bellinghausen — Even though professional studio and stage mics are compatible with most mic inputs in mixers and audio interfaces, there are hundreds of different models, each with their own sound, and it’s quite hard to know how they will behave without actually trying one. For this reason,
Product Reviews,

Microphones for iPad & iPhone

Although there are several portable device brands, Apple iOS products (which include the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch) benefit from the biggest product ecosystem in the market. Both the tablet and music technology industry have changed drastically in the last few years, and it is currently a very good time to conveniently record high-quality audio
Product Reviews,

Five Great Digital Wireless Microphones

The question often arises of ‘Which are the best wireless microphones?’ and ‘What makes this wireless microphone better than the less expensive one?’ Unfortunately there is no short answer that we can offer, microphone preferences are subjective and will often be personal to each performer. However, we can elaborate on some great examples of
Audio Masterclass,

Microphones: The Basics

by Pablo Bellinghausen — Before getting into the more practical aspects of microphones, it’s important to know a bit about how they work. There are many introductions to mics out there, but they are often rather dry and theoretical, whereas others, in an attempt to keep things simple, miss some
Audio Masterclass,

Connecting Microphones to a Computer

Connecting a mic to a computer for recording sounds like an easy task: just plug the cable into the mic input on the computer and you’re good to go, right? It’s not that simple, unfortunately; there is a very big difference between consumer and professional audio electrical standards, and mixing
Audio Masterclass,

Live Desk Ergonomics

by Aston Fearon – The more ergonomically we set up our working area, the quicker we should should be able to access what we need in a given moment while mixing our show- be it turning up the brass section for their solo, pulling in a bit of compression or