I've seen some pictures where the mic is hanging upside down. Is there a good reason for this? Or is it better to put it...
Fully loaded with shell, kick and overhead mics plus mounting hardware, sE's smart V Pack Arena has everything you need to make quality drum kit recordings.
UK mic manufacturers Sontronics (who are celebrating their 15th birthday this year) have introduced two new mics to their range.
More details on the Austrian company's 10th anniversary microphone system, currently known simply as 'Project 1040'.
The NT-USB Mini, Rode’s new £99$150 USB mic, is a compact and affordable RF-shielded condenser microphone aimed at laptop- and tablet-based recording musicians, gamers and podcasters.
M‑S miking is easy to set up, offers plenty of options at mixdown, and has some unique advantages over other stereo arrays. So if you've not yet tried it, why not give it a go?
I picked up a couple of (large-diaphragm) AKG C214s, and they sound much more natural. Though that solved my problem, I'm still curious: is there such a thing as a 'soft'-sounding small-diaphragm condenser?
How do you record a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time? Our engineer explains his approach...
Take a listen to these audio examples created when recording a piano and drum kit in a modest live room, at the same time.
These audio files accompany the review of the Telefunken Alchemy Series microphones in SOS March 2020.
The designers behind some of today's most innovative studio microphones tell us what we can expect from the mics of tomorrow.
Rode's new NTG5 makes pro-quality location recording more affordable than ever.
Telefunken's newest range of mics combines vintage sound with modern styling.
This fixed cardioid–pattern Mini K87 is designed to have a more neutral voicing than the company's Mini K47, but still with a hint of vintage character.
This stunning, hand–crafted ribbon mic is as much a work of art as it is a no–compromise recording tool.
What are your thoughts on recording stereo ambience on location (such as in a forest, supermarket, office, or restaurant) for use in movies, podcasts and so on?
Check out these audio files that accompany our review.
With no fewer than eight capsules and a full complement of accessories, this stereo mic kit from Californian newcomers Vanguard offers versatility, quality and affordability in abundance.
Sontronics launch Saturn 2 nine-pattern condenser mic.
DPA launch new Core 4560 binaural headset.
Heil Sound PR37 dynamic vocal microphone.
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