We try out the second coming of MXL’s affordable valve mic. Was it worth the wait?
PreSonus’ affordable DM‑7 comes with all the mics you’ll need to capture a quality drum kit sound.
The new Classic range from Danish company Remic aims to offer high‑end performance at an attractive price.
Affordable, reliable and unexpectedly small, Beyer’s ribbon mics have been studio staples since the mid‑’60s.
Stewart Tavener from Extinct Audio and Xaudia chats to Drew Stephenson about the origins of his companies and how he became a ribbon microphone specialist.
Audio examples to accompany our May 2021 review of the Warm Audio WA-87 R2 capacitor mic.
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.
A French classic is reborn.
Warm Audio’s revised take on the Neumann U87 gets even closer to the real thing.
These audio examples accompany April 2021's review of the Telefunken TF11 FET microphone.
We put Sony’s classy ‘hi‑res’ instrument mics to the test.
We try out Telefunken’s affordable take on an Austrian classic.
This USB microphone provides an affordable entry point into the world of Ambisonic recording.
No‑one can tell you exactly what to buy without knowing more about your circumstances, your preferences, your studio and the things you’re likely to be recording. And the best person to come up with those answers is you.
Earthworks throw their hat into the podcasting ring, with the chic and refined Icon Pro.
We try out two diminutive studio mics from respected US brand Audix.
Classic equipment doesn’t have to be old and unreliable. Many famous studio microphones are still current products...
SOS Technical Editor Hugh Robjohns chats to Mirek Stiles about the Spatial Audio Forum and how everyone can get involved in creating 3D audio environments using basic recording equipment.
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.
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