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Golden Age Project R1ST

Stereo Ribbon Microphone
Published June 2018
By Sam Inglis

Golden Age ProjectR1ST

Stereo ribbon mics can be enormously useful in the studio, and Golden Age’s new R1ST is a fine example at an accessible price.

The R1 is Golden Age’s version of a Chinese-made ribbon microphone which is also available, with some variations, under other brand names such as Nady and Shinybox. It has evidently proved popular over the years, since the original passive version has been superseded by an improved MkII, and joined by two active versions, with solid-state and valve electronics respectively. The latest addition to the...

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Published June 2018