Vintage Microphones, Part 3: AKG C-12, C-24 and Telefunken 250/251

May 18, 2004, Stephen Paul

Note: This article is the final segment of a multi-part series detailing the history and technology behind some of the industry's most beloved and treasured...

Neumann Celebrates 75 Years—Ni-Cad Batteries to Classic Microphones

May 18, 2004

For the past three-quarters of a century, the Neumann name has been synonymous with excellence in audio, but the influence of company founder Georg Neumann...

Vintage Microphones, Part 1: The Neumann U47

May 18, 2004, Stephen Paul

Note: This article is a segment of a multi-part series detailing the history and technology behind some of the industry's most beloved and treasured vintage...

Sennheiser Electronics Corp.—40 Years of Innovation

May 18, 2004

SEC—the U.S. wing of Sennheiser—began in 1963 by Thomas Schillinger as a small independent distributor, selling MKH shotgun mics and the (still classic)...

Vintage Microphones, Part 2: Neumann M49, M50, U67 and U87

May 18, 2004, Stephen Paul

Note: This article is a segment of a multi-part series detailing the history and technology behind some of the industry's most beloved and treasured vintage...

Ableton Offers New Web Bundles

May 18, 2004, Editors

The Ableton webshop now offers Live 3 bundled with seven other products....

The Care and Feeding of Classic Gear, October 1999—Keeping Your Mics and Connections Up to Spec

May 18, 2004

Sound recording is unusual among the technical arts in that today's artists and technicians often combine current, state-of-the-art technology with equipment and techniques that are positively anachronistic. Does any modern filmmaker use a hand-cranked camera? Would any graphic artist willingly choose wax and an Exacto knife over a desktop publishing program? Probably not. Yet, recording engineers frequently use microphones, reverbs or tape machines from a previous, pre-digital generation....

Korean Methodist Church Installs Sound Physics System

May 18, 2004, Editors

dB Audio and Video, along with Marietta, Ga.-based architect CDH Partners, joined forces to design a multi-purpose building and sound system for Korean United Methodist Church in Duluth, Ga....

A Dangerous Science Fair Project—Bringing NASA Technology to Home-Brew Microphone Capsules

May 18, 2004, Eddie Ciletti

Condenser microphones are the topic this month and I have a great story about them with a funny ending. But first, mes amis, I must tease you with the usual geek diversions, so hang in, okay? I attempted to repair a condenser mic capsule using a generic material that is most likely available at your local science museum and, certainly, on the Net....

Microphone Technology 101—Basic Terminology and Techniques for Stage and Studio

May 18, 2004, By George Petersen

Microphones are a key factor in achieving high quality recordings and sound reproduction. Having access to top-notch equipment helps, but more importantly, some knowledge about mic basics and a few simple tips and tricks can make a substantial difference on your next project....

The Changing Landscape of Orchestral Recording, November 2000

May 17, 2004

Once upon a time, orchestras were recorded using two or three microphones. No mixing was ever done after the fact, so the entire production hinged on...

Microsoft Joins World DAB Forum

May 17, 2004, Editors

Microsoft announced its membership in the World DAB Forum, an international group of 80 organizations focused on developing digital audio broadcasting...

The Phantom Menace, August 2002

May 17, 2004

Understanding the Power Within...

Apex Electronics

May 17, 2004

APEX MODEL 410August 2003—New from Apex Electronics is the Model 410 ($249, including cat's cradle shock-mount, wind sock and flight case). This cardioid-pattern...

O.C. Performing Arts Center Reopens with Meyer, XTA

May 17, 2004, Editors

The Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. will reopen with a newly renovated audio system....

Recording the Band, July 2003

May 17, 2004

Simple Reference or Tomorrow’s Release?...

Applied Microphone Technology

May 17, 2004

APPLIED MICROPHONE TECHNOLOGY ACC3 & ACC1October 2002—This multicondenser microphone system for accordion uses the latest components in micro-electronics...

API Audio Adds Nine European Dealers

May 17, 2004, Editors

API Audio has recently appointed nine new dealers across Europe. The new API European dealers include: Stirling Syco and KMR Audio (London), Mille et...

Capturing the Keyboards, September 1999

May 17, 2004

Some Practical Advice for Recording Mellotrons, B3s, Pipe Organs and Esoteric Synths Keyboards have always provided an endless array of colors and nuance...

Recording Vocals From A to D, February 2003

May 17, 2004

Top Engineers Discuss Producing Vocal Tracks With DAWs...

HP Audio Van Installs Studer OnAir

May 17, 2004, Editors

Freelance radio outside broadcast operator Henri Paes, who primarily works for the station Antenne Niederrhein, has purchased a Studer OnAir 500 digital radio console for HP Audio’s OB van, which is based near Düesseldorf, Germany....

Recording the Audience, January 1999

May 17, 2004

Tips on Microphone Selection and Positioning, Or How to Aim Shotguns at People and Get a Good Response Behind many hit records is the sound of an enthusiastic...

Recording Vocals, February 1997

May 17, 2004

Thoughts From Both Sides of the Microphone Recording vocals is tricky business. In addition to having the requisite recording chops, engineers must walk...

Sound on Sound, Thwak! Announce Alliance

May 17, 2004, Editors

Sound on Sound Recording has announced a strategic alliance with recording artist/electronic drummer Tony Verderosa’s Thwak! Music to offer original music...

Recording Piano, November 1997

May 17, 2004

How Do You Capture the Full Range of the Musical World’s Most Versatile and Dynamic Acoustic Instrument? Four Top Pros Share Their Secrets One of the...

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