The Sony C‑800G is among the greatest vocal mics ever made, but getting hold of one has never been easy. Enter Golden Age, and their faithful recreation...
The newest mic from Polish company HUM Audio comes in either long- or short-ribbon varieties. So we tried them both!
Looks can be deceiving, and in the case of this affordable mic, so can price tags!
Audition these audio examples of the Lauten Audio LS‑208 & LS‑308 capacitor mics.
These intriguing new mics are designed for loud environments where spill is an issue — so that's exactly where we tested them!
The newest mic from UK makers Sontronics offers smooth, radio-ready sound at a competitive price.
Audio-Technica's popular ATM350a mic is now available with a dedicated acoustic guitar mount. We put it to the test!
Fame's homage to a German classic gives you vintage vibe on a budget.
USB mics provide a convenient one-stop shop for podcast recording — but there are a few things to look out for when deciding which one to buy.
These audio examples accompany our main USB Microphones round-up article in SOS June 2020 issue.
We go behind the scenes of the most ambitious microphone comparison project ever attempted.
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.
These audio files accompany the review of the Telefunken Alchemy Series microphones in SOS March 2020.
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.
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.
Inspired by RCA's BK5, AEA's latest mic combines classic ribbon tone with a supercardioid polar pattern.
For their newest project, Samar Audio set themselves the challenge of creating the ideal cardioid microphone. Have they succeeded?
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