Vanguard Audio Labs V13 gen2 Microphone – A Real-World Review
Producer/engineer/studio owner Rob Tavaglione discovers "the V13 gen2 checks all the boxes of performance, affordability and quality" in this Real-World Review.
Mojave Audio MA-37 Tube Condenser Mic — A Real-World Review
Reviewer Barry Rudolph finds Mojave Audio's MA-37 large-diaphragm condenser tube mic to be a modern reinvention of the Sony C-37A.
Austrian Audio CC8 Microphone — A Real-World Review
Mix's review team put the new Austrian Audio CC8 small-diaphragm condenser microphone to the test.
Audio-Technica AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic – A Real-World Review
We took the new Audio-Technica AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Microphone for a spin.
PreSonus PD-70 Dynamic Microphone – A Real-World Review
Our review team took on the PreSonus PD-70 microphone and found it "wins as a workhorse of a mic." Here's why.
Vanguard Audio V44S Gen2 Microphone – A Real-World Review
We dug deep into the new Vanguard Audio V44S Gen2 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Condenser Microphone, and found we liked what we heard.
Sennheiser MD 445 / MD 435 Mics – A Real-World Review
FOH pro Steve La Cerra took Sennheiser's new live vocal mics, the MD 445 and MD 435, out on tour with Blue Oyster Cult...
Review: Earthworks SR314 Handheld Vocal Microphone
Smooth Off-Axis, Extended LF Response for Stage and Studio
Three Condensers to Grow With: Schoeps V4U, Neumann TLM 107, Myrinx Mods
While great ribbon mics are my favorites for unique flavor, they don’t always fit into every application—that’s where condenser mics shine. For vocals, over...
Native Instruments Rise & Hit: Explosive Cinematic Sound Library and Virtual Instrument
Every fan of thrillers, action films, and horror and sci-fi flicks has experienced the emotional impact of a deftly executed riser and hit in...
CADLIVE D82 Moving Ribbon Mic: Affordable Passive Transducer for Live Sound
Imagine 10 or 15 years ago if someone told you that they were going to take ribbon mics on tour to put in front...
sE Electronics sE5 Condenser Mic: Affordable, Versatile Fixed-Cardioid Transducer
I use small-diaphragm condenser microphones everywhere—as room microphones, as overheads for drums, next to a dynamic to add that special snap, crackle and pop...
Coles Electroacoustics 4030L Microphone: Great-Sounding, Affordable Ribbon Transducer
Since 1964, Coles has been manufacturing microphones and OEM speaker components for broadcast, studio and other uses. The 4038 is the company’s most popular...
Shure BLX4 Wireless System: Scalable, Affordable Rig for Mics and Instruments
The BLX Wireless System from Shure was designed to provide a professional level of audio and RF performance at an entry-level cost. Comprising three...
Blue Microphones enCORE 100, enCORE 200 Microphones Review
LIVE VOCAL MICS ADD ARTICULATION AND WARMTH
SE Electronics Voodoo VR1, VR2 Ribbon Microphones Review
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE MODELS OFFER VERSATILE USE, LOW PROFILE
Blue Microphones Spark Condenser Microphone Review
CLEAN SOUND FOR HALF THE COST OF SIBLINGS