Warm Audio’s revised take on the Neumann U87 gets even closer to the real thing.
Audio examples to accompany our May 2021 review of the Warm Audio WA-87 R2 capacitor mic.
A French classic is reborn.
Shure’s new podcasting mic delivers pro sound quality in a consumer‑friendly package.
We kick off a new series profiling classic studio equipment with a look at a humble dynamic mic that has passed into Liverpudlian legend.
This USB microphone provides an affordable entry point into the world of Ambisonic recording.
We put Sony’s classy ‘hi‑res’ instrument mics to the test.
These audio examples accompany April 2021's review of the Telefunken TF11 FET microphone.
We try out Telefunken’s affordable take on an Austrian classic.
Classic equipment doesn’t have to be old and unreliable. Many famous studio microphones are still current products...
We try out two diminutive studio mics from respected US brand Audix.
Earthworks throw their hat into the podcasting ring, with the chic and refined Icon Pro.
Boutique Latvian company JZ Microphones have earned a reputation for their classy mics, and their latest design doesn’t disappoint.
With its built‑in compressor set to ‘smash’, the Periscope earns its place in more sessions than you’d think.
Griffon’s new Fuzzyphone is part microphone, part fuzzbox!
The MP3 audio files on this page accompany the review of the Mojave MA-50 in SOS December 2020.
Mojave’s most affordable mic yields great results on a wide range of sources.
The PM‑2 set offers quality stereo capture for those on a budget.
These audio files accompany our review of the United Studio Technologies UT FET47 mic.
The newest mic from the Aston stable offers remarkable performance at a surprisingly low price.
UST’s debut large diaphragm condenser mic is a homage to one of the best‑known solid‑state designs around. We put it up against the real thing.
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