Multi‑pattern microphones traditionally have true capacitor capsules and are correspondingly relatively expensive — until now. We test AKG's affordable new C4000B, the first dual‑diaphragm, multi‑pattern mic with an electret capsule.
Track: 'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next'
The first single from the Manic Street Preachers' This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours album entered the UK charts at no.1 — even though the band had adandoned their traditional power‑chord approach in favour of acoustic guitars, string machines and unusual synth effects. We talk to Dave Eringa, the producer who oversaw this successful change of direction.